A group raked in £33600 (€44663) playing 3-card poker at Grosvenor Victoria Casino, in Edgware Road, London. The scam worked with two players shifting cards to constitute a winning hand, as a 3rd plotter carked the dealer with talk as well as a 4th acted as a lookout.
Tarik Nergiz and Ergun Yasar, both 33 years old, pleaded guilty to cabal to cheat between 4th April, 2014 and 2nd May, 2014 on the first day of their Old Bailey court trial. Three other co- suspects, Ozgur Aytekin Ali Kuyar and Murat Kolcak have already accepted the fault.
Charles Wide, the judge, adjourned sentencing for all 5 men till 9th February. The judge warned the suspects that he was not ruling out a jail sentence, stating that there must be “no promises, no expectation”. Two persons – Nergiz (Osbaldston Road, Hackney, north London) and Yasar (William Street, Tottenham, north London) will remain on bail.
Meanwhile, Dutch gambling reforms aiming to revolutionizing the online game in the country has been quite slow moving. Well, the Dutch Remote Gambling Act is still in the discussion process by a committee in Lower House and it appears that there would be no end to it.
Foreign operators are lining up do business in this country. They may bring some online gambling revolution. Recently, the ruling alliance parties appeared to have flip-flopped this week on the 20% tax rate for online gambling companies. Instead, the collaboration proposed a blanket 29% rate for both online as well as land-based operators.