Richard Marcus was born in New York and has lived
all over the world. He is a classy con artist who considers his work
inside casinos to be true art. His path to becoming a skilled cheater
has taken many turns.
Upon arriving in
Las Vegas he supported himself solely through legitimate gambling.
However, Richard soon found himself broke and homeless, living under a
In dire straights, he
sought gainful employment in the only industry he was familiar with: he
became a Blackjack and Baccarat dealer.
with experience on both sides of the tables, Richard met his mentor to
be, Joe Classon. In his early twenties, Richard embarked on his career
as a professional casino cheater.
lacks any traditional education to boast of because he was too busy
gambling and hustling to ever have had the time to go to school.
However, he is a multilingual man who is a passionate and well-rounded
authority on many aspects of gambling, cheating, and casinos.