Cincinnati, OH asked in Consumer Law, Criminal Law and Federal Crimes for Ohio

Q: Is there any single law against crimes that casinos are doing for manipulating slot machines on a daily bases?

Lost 300k in last 10 years for this crime

1 Lawyer Answer
Matthew Williams
Matthew Williams
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Cleveland, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: It is illegal for the casino to rig games in a way specific to some individual or jackpot, yes. But, the games are rigged the regular old legal way so any long time player is bound to be a loser. Look at the machines. They actually say on them things like "This slot pays out 97% of all wagers," which means it returns 97% of your money over time slowly eating you away until you have nothing.

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