How it works:
- This scam has many names – e.g. super keno, Caribbean keno, progressive roulette, 8 ball jackpot, jackpot roulette, etc.
- A casino offers $20 free credit to lure you in.
- There, you throw 8 balls into a roulette-like wheel. There are different holes and each have a number.
- The sum of these numbers is a combination that can have different effects on your overall points total.
- When you get a total of 100 points over cumulative throws, you win the jackpot.
- Initially, you win lots of points – this is a scam, as the dealer intentionally miscounts your points combination. This is counted quickly with the balls taken out before you can verify it.
- However, certain combinations will lead to needing to double the price of your next throw, and you find yourself getting that more as the game goes on.
- You find yourself getting closer, and the dealer eggs you on by making false claims about how close you are by making up fake probabilities.
- However, it is virtually impossible to win as the sum adds up asymmetrically to the house favour.
- Even if you were to get lucky, the dealer can miscount your points deliberately.
Places to beware:
- Puerto Plata: Dream Casino
- Punta Cana: Sunscape Bavaro Beach
- Santo Domingo: Dream Casino Belive Hamaca, Coral Hamaca Resort
What to do:
- Avoid this game if you do not wish to lose big.