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WTF could they be doing?

Discussion in 'Casino Gaming' started by billyinpg, Mar 15, 2017.

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  1. billyinpg

    billyinpg Low-Roller

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    2 nights ago we were playing at Gold Coast when I noticed something a little strange, something I've never ever seen before.

    It was well after midnight when I saw 2 slot attendants cruising the floor together, nothing strange about that but what they were doing was.

    One attendant had a card on a lanyard around his neck and the other didn't. they would walk up to unattended machines and lanyard guy would give his card a quick dip into the machine while attendant #2 watched the process very closely. This went on for quite some time and as soon as someone vacated a machine it got a dip.

    So what say the VMB WTF could they have been doing, I kinda have some tinfoil on because I've never ever seen anything like this before.
     
  2. kkinwi

    kkinwi VIP Whale

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    Might have been checking to make sure the card readers were working. Sometimes they do upgrades or the system goes down and there are complaints that cards are not being read.
     
  3. jr7110

    jr7110 VIP Whale

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    This sounds like the most logical explanation. They really couldn't have been up to anything suspicious because in order to make any actual changes to a machine you have to open it up.
     
  4. Frankr163

    Frankr163 High-Roller

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    Could be some kind of verification procedure. Checking the machine system to what was taken from the bill collectors?
    Reminds me of the old coin days, when in the early hours I would watch teams with carts and buckets emptying the machines.
     
  5. tringlomane

    tringlomane STP Addicted Beer Snob

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    They still do that of course. Just emptying cash and TITOs now. When I see them do that, it's usually a sign I've been up too late. :drunk:

    As for the OP, card reader check does make sense. Wish CET did that more often.
     
  6. BayouBengal

    BayouBengal VIP Whale

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    They're checking the mechanism that reduces the payout when you use your players card.
     
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  7. ken2v

    ken2v Wear a mask

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    Hey, I've heard crazier things around here.
     
  8. dtmk66

    dtmk66 Welcome to Las Vegas

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    They are rigging them not to pay....... oh that's right they are already that way. :bang:
     
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