Ex-Slot Cheat Dick Charlesworth to ‘Fess up about His Involvement
with Notorious Ring
LAS VEGAS (June 22, 2016) – The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, presents its next Courtroom Conversation, “Stolen Jackpots: How Slot Cheating Rings Raked in Millions,” on Tuesday, June 28, at 7 p.m.
At this panel discussion in the Museum’s historic courtroom, attendees will gain insight into the battle between slot cheaters and the gaming investigators, slot manufacturers and consultants who worked to eradicate their activities.
Panelists will include Dick Charlesworth, member of a ring that ripped off millions in jackpots from the 1970s to the 1990s. for the first time, he will publicly divulge insider secrets from his slot cheating days. Other panelists include Bruce Gates, retired senior agent/analyst for the Nevada Gaming Control Board; Beverly Griffin, president of Griffin Investigations, the pre-eminent company known for tracking gaming subjects and scams; and James Taylor, deputy chief of special investigations and support services for the Nevada Gaming Control board.
The cost is $25 per person and Museum Members receive a 10 percent discount. For more information about any of these programs or to make Museum reservations, go to themobmuseum.org/events or call (702) 229-2734.
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The Mob Museum, the National Museum of Organized Crime and Law Enforcement, a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, provides a world-class, interactive journey through true stories—from the birth of the Mob to today’s headlines. The Mob Museum offers a provocative, contemporary look at these topics through more than 1,000 artifacts and immersive storylines. Whether you like it or not, this is American history. Since opening in 2012, The Mob Museum has accumulated numerous accolades, including being named one of USA Today’s “12 Can’t Miss U.S. Museum Exhibits,” “A Must for Travelers” by The New York Times, one of “20 Places Every American Should See” by Fox News and Budget Travel magazine and “Best Museum” by Nevada Magazine. Admission is $23.95 for adults ages 18 and over with special pricing for online purchase, children, seniors, military, law enforcement, Nevada residents, and teachers. The Museum is open daily; visit the website for up-to-date operating hours. For more information, call (702) 229-2734 or visit themobmuseum.org. Connect on Facebook at facebook.com/themobmuseum.org or Twitter @TheMobMuseum.