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Cheating and Breaking Casino Rules

Like anything else that occurs in a social setting, there is often a strict set of rules to follow in both land-based and online casinos. While some of these rules are quite obvious, others may require the player to do a bit of research before they ultimately become clear. Cheating and breaking casino rules can have some harsh consequences.

Breaking Casino Rules

Casino rules will vary from venue to venue and they should be fully understood before taking part in any games. In the United States, for example, players must be either 18 or 21 years of age in order to enter a casino. Any player that breaks this rule will be asked to leave and may even face criminal punishment. Other rules that involve gameplay and casino etiquette must also be observed. For instance, some casinos may require their patrons to remove any hats or concealing clothing before entering the casino. Players that refuse will not be allowed to enter the casino.

Cheating

As is to be expected, cheating in any casino is strictly forbidden. While cheating does not usually apply in the online environment, it certainly has been an issue with bricks-and-mortar casinos worldwide. New technology that allows for top-of-the line security and monitoring has effectively put a stop to most of the cheating that occurs in casinos, but there are still some who are quick enough to trick both the dealers and the cameras. If a player is caught cheating, they will likely be escorted off of the casino property by security and asked not to return. Repeat offenders may face criminal prosecution.

Casinos are public venues that allow players from all walks of life to gather and enjoy one of the world's favorite pastimes. Those who break rules and cheat in casinos tend to be a bother and upset the natural order of things, so casinos have gone to great lengths to prevent these from occurring.