It would prove a costly mistake. Nestor and his crew returned to that same machine 15 times over the next two months, collecting 429,945 from 61 payouts. (Adding insult to injury, the Meadows was later fined 48,900 for turning. The four-card open straight flush is higher on the list than the pair of jacks or better, so you would discard the jack of spades and draw to the four-card straight flush. You are giving up the certain 1-for-1. Over the course of three years, every location in Las Vegas with a gaming machine gets a visit from a GCB inspector, who cracks open the machines and checks the SHA-1 hashes against the database, to ensure that only. He showed up at the casino of the Meadows Racetrack in Washington County with ex-cop Kerry Laverde, who acted as Nestors bodyguard, occasionally flashing his old police badge to casino staff. Nestors associate Patrick Loushil tagged along to collect. They are looking to explore how they can exploit the machine from a mechanical standpoint, says Jim Barbee, chief of the division. That means physical hacks aimed at the coin hopper or the bill reader. Software vulnerabilities like Kanes. District Court Judge Miranda Du, whos likely to rule this month. Its the latest test of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, a 1986 law originally intended to punish hackers who remotely crack defense or banking computers over their. Optimal Strategy, once you're used to the quick strategy, you may want to move on to a version that is more complex, but more accurate. Following is a strategy that is optimal for the common 8-5 and 7-5 Jacks. Slide: 1 / of 1. Caption: Skip Article Header. Skip to: Start of Article. KellyThe Game King in an IGT promotional photo. On Monday, July 6, 2009, two engineers from Nevadas Gaming Control Board showed up at the Silverton. An inside straight has space in the middle that must be filled to complete the hand; needs a 5 to become a straight. Open straights give the player a better chance, with twice as many cards available to fill.