Casinos present a sizable and powerful temptation for theft by both customers and employees, since casinos are a wealthy industry. In 2012, for example, the gross gaming revenue of the casino industry was more than $37 billion, according to the American Gaming Association.
In the traditional security model of previous decades, surveillance officers working behind one-way mirrors on catwalks spotted card cheats and card counters at gaming tables. These thieves were then ejected from casino facilities or captured for later prosecution, depending upon the decisions made by casino management. [Read more…]