Tommy Carmichael is probably the most notorious slot machine cheat. Allegedly he stole millions of dollars from worldwide casinos.
Tommy Carmichael – Slot Machine Cheat
Technically we could call Tommy a thief but he was only playing the slot machines in a novel way. So, we call him a slot machine cheat, read on and see what you think.
His career spanned several decades. He was a genius at working out how to beat the slot machines with mechanical and electronic devices. In total, he only spent six years in prison. After his initial 5 year stretch in the early 80’s he returned to the casinos with a vengeance. He then did another one year term in 2000, after he was caught cheating on CCTV.