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[ISN] Crooks Spy on Casino Card Games With Hacked Security Cameras, Win $33M
BY KIM ZETTER
A high-roller and hacker accomplices made off with about $33 million after they
gamed a casino in Australia by hacking its surveillance cameras and gaining an
advantage in several rounds of high-stakes card games.
The Oceanâs Eleven-style heist played out over eight hands of cards before the
gambler was caught, though not before the money was gone, according to the
The gambler, described only as a foreigner, was a known âwhaleâ â a high-roller
who regularly bet and lost large amounts of money.
He was staying with his family in an opulent villa at the Crown Towers in
Melbourne, Australia a few weeks ago, when the scam occurred.
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