By John Grochowski

For nearly as long as there have been slot machines, there have been unsavory players who have tried to beat them using illegal means. Cheating at slot machines became a hot topic in 2017 when a team of Russian engineers was found to be using a high-tech road to ill-gotten gains. But players have cheated with methods as low-tech as putting a coin on a string and yanking it back out after it tripped the coin-counting mechanism.

The methods listed here have been used in live casinos. Cheating online slots require inside information on pseudo-random number generator programming — slot machine cheats would have to crack the algorithm and be able to anticipate when winning numbers would be generated.

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