Two Slot Cheats Added to A.C.'s Exclusion List
As reported by the Press of Atlantic City : " "... Two of the country's most notorious slot cheaters will not be welcome in Atlantic City's casinos. "Following similar action two years ago by their Nevada counterparts, New Jersey gaming regulators voted Wednesday to bar the swindlers from ever stepping foot inside the 12 casino hotels here. "Dennis McAndrew, 64, and Eugene Bulgarino, 72, are now part of New Jersey's 'exclusion list,' a veritable rogues' gallery of cheaters, mobsters and other unsavory characters banned by the casino industry. In 2004, the two men were placed on Nevada's casino blacklist. "McAndrew was the mastermind and Bulgarino his chief accomplice of a Las Vegas swindling ring that stole more than $6 million from the Circus Circus, Luxor, Sahara, Excalibur, Rio and Harrah's casinos between 1996 and 1997. The scheme involved using a concealed, handheld computer to illegally program slots so they would pay off big jackpots..."