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iTunes App Store attempting to [http://Imageshack.us/photos/sell+iPhone sell iPhone] and iPod touch apps that let you count cards while playing Blackjack significantly to the dismay of Nevada casinos and gambling officials.nnby David (CNET) Martin February 19, 2009 5:30 AM PST The iPhone or iPod touch you own now has a new job: beating retailers at the Blackjack table and breaking the law in Vegas casinos! Officials in Nevada greater than a little peeved about a group of distinctive iTunes App Store apps: A Blackjack Card Counter (iTunes Link) by Webtopia $2.99, Card Counter (iTunes Link) by TMSOFT $2.99 and CardCounterBJ (iTunes Link) by Hideyuki Shibata $.99.nnnThe officers at the Gaming Control Board in Nevada even went as far as to issue a notice (PDF Link) to casino operators about card counting programs being available from the iTunes App Store.
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iTunes App Store attempting to sell iPhone and iPod touch applications that let you count cards while playing Blackjack significantly to the dismay of Nevada casinos and gambling officials.nnby David (CNET) Martin February 19, 2009 5:30 AM PST The iPhone or iPod touch you own now has a new job: beating traders at the Blackjack table and breaking the law in Vegas casinos! Officials in Nevada more than a little peeved about a trio of special iTunes App Store apps: A Blackjack Card Counter (iTunes Link) by Webtopia $2.99, Card Counter (iTunes Link) by TMSOFT $2.99 and CardCounterBJ (iTunes Link) by Hideyuki Shibata $.99.nnnThe authorities at the Gaming Control Board in Nevada even went so far as to issue a notice (PDF Link) to casino operators about card counting purposes being available in the iTunes App Store. A Blackjack Card Counter was included in that bulletin because of some special features that we'll cover below.nnOf course, anybody who can master the skill of card counting can improve their odds of winning by a large margin and win a lot of cash. If you should be lucky enough to possess the brain power to perform card-counting by yourself, it's perhaps not illegal. However, if you use artificial way to give your-self this advantage then you are breaking the law in Nevada.nnA law that can give anybody found doing this around six years in prison, a good not to exceed $10,000 or both. nWhy all of the commotion? Blackjack Card Counter is an extremely sophisticated program that supports four popular card counting practices, but the real kicker is that is supports a 'stealth' style that allows the app run while the screen on the iPhone or iPod Touch appears to be made off.nHowever, the app may still take multi-touch signals so you can enter your card information on the sly. When the threshold you set for [http://Www.Wikipedia.org/wiki/card-counting card-counting] is reached your iPhone gives you a helpful subtle vibration. Speak about sneaky.nnThe distinctive 'stealth' mode is why is the Blackjack Card Counter app dangerous if you're caught with it in a casino. Another app Card Counter doesn't function this mode of operation-so you are less likely to commit a felony with it and the same holds true for CardCounterBJ.nPlus Card Counter hides behind a disclaimer that you can easily see in the iTunes App Store link above which generally warns you about using it in the wrong environment and planning to jail!nnWe are very surprised that Apple gets the audacity to allow an app inside the iTunes App Store that will actually allow you cheat a [http://casinopanda.se casino], but still will not allow tits into that same store. We do know that these applications could be used for educational or recreational purposes, but Blackjack Card Counter is the first app that we have seen that might actually allow you to get into trouble if not used properly; trouble that could lead to a less than enjoyable vacation with free meals in certain Nevada prison.
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A Blackjack Card Counter was included in that message because of some unique characteristics that we'll cover below.nnOf course, anyone who can master the ability of card counting can enhance their odds of winning by a large margin and win a lot of cash. Should you be lucky enough to possess the mind power to perform card counting by yourself, it is not illegal. However, if you use artificial way to give this advantage to your-self then you're breaking the law in Nevada.nnA law that can give anyone caught doing this around six years in prison, a fine not to exceed $10,000 or both. nWhy each of the turmoil? Blackjack Card Counter is an incredibly higher level software that supports four common card counting practices, but the real kicker is that's supports a 'stealth' style that allows the app run while the screen on the iPhone or iPod Touch appears to be made off.nHowever, the app may still take [http://www.Wikipedia.org/wiki/multi-touch+gestures multi-touch gestures] in order to enter your card data on the sly. After the threshold you set for card-counting is reached your iPhone gives you a helpful subtle vibration. Talk about sneaky.nnThe distinctive 'stealth' style is what makes the Blackjack Card Counter app dangerous if you are caught with it in a [http://casinopanda.se casino]. The other app Card Counter does not function this mode of operation so you are less likely to want to commit a felony with it and the same holds true for CardCounterBJ.nPlus Card Counter hides behind a disclaimer that you can easily see at the iTunes App Store link above which generally warns you about using it in the wrong setting and planning to jail!nnWe are quite surprised that Apple has the audacity to allow an app inside the iTunes App Store that will actually allow you cheat a casino, but still will not allow tits in to that same store. We do realize that these applications could be used for educational or recreational purposes, but Blackjack Card Counter is the first application that we've seen that might actually get you into trouble if not used properly; trouble that could lead to a less than pleasant holiday with free meals in a few Nevada prison.
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iTunes App Store attempting to sell iPhone and iPod touch applications that let you count cards while playing Blackjack significantly to the dismay of Nevada casinos and gambling officials.nnby David (CNET) Martin February 19, 2009 5:30 AM PST The iPhone or iPod touch you own now has a new job: beating traders at the Blackjack table and breaking the law in Vegas casinos! Officials in Nevada more than a little peeved about a trio of special iTunes App Store apps: A Blackjack Card Counter (iTunes Link) by Webtopia $2.99, Card Counter (iTunes Link) by TMSOFT $2.99 and CardCounterBJ (iTunes Link) by Hideyuki Shibata $.99.nnnThe authorities at the Gaming Control Board in Nevada even went so far as to issue a notice (PDF Link) to casino operators about card counting purposes being available in the iTunes App Store. A Blackjack Card Counter was included in that bulletin because of some special features that we'll cover below.nnOf course, anybody who can master the skill of card counting can improve their odds of winning by a large margin and win a lot of cash. If you should be lucky enough to possess the brain power to perform card-counting by yourself, it's perhaps not illegal. However, if you use artificial way to give your-self this advantage then you are breaking the law in Nevada.nnA law that can give anybody found doing this around six years in prison, a good not to exceed $10,000 or both. nWhy all of the commotion? Blackjack Card Counter is an extremely sophisticated program that supports four popular card counting practices, but the real kicker is that is supports a 'stealth' style that allows the app run while the screen on the iPhone or iPod Touch appears to be made off.nHowever, the app may still take multi-touch signals so you can enter your card information on the sly. When the threshold you set for card-counting is reached your iPhone gives you a helpful subtle vibration. Speak about sneaky.nnThe distinctive 'stealth' mode is why is the Blackjack Card Counter app dangerous if you're caught with it in a casino. Another app Card Counter doesn't function this mode of operation-so you are less likely to commit a felony with it and the same holds true for CardCounterBJ.nPlus Card Counter hides behind a disclaimer that you can easily see in the iTunes App Store link above which generally warns you about using it in the wrong environment and planning to jail!nnWe are very surprised that Apple gets the audacity to allow an app inside the iTunes App Store that will actually allow you cheat a casino, but still will not allow tits into that same store. We do know that these applications could be used for educational or recreational purposes, but Blackjack Card Counter is the first app that we have seen that might actually allow you to get into trouble if not used properly; trouble that could lead to a less than enjoyable vacation with free meals in certain Nevada prison.

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