Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix | WIRED

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Digging through slot machine source code helped a St. Petersburg-based syndicate make off with millions. The post Russians Engineer a Brilliant Slot Machine Cheat—And Casinos Have No Fix appeared first on WIRED.

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@eastdakota on Twitter
@eastdakota: Yet another story on the importance of random numbers. http://bit.ly/2jWY4eu;

@felixsalmon on Twitter
@felixsalmon: Predictability in pseudo-random number generators means hackable slot machines!
http://bit.ly/2jWY4eu;
#math #mathchat #statschat

@josephmenn on Twitter
@josephmenn: Of the Russians can do this to our slot machines, just think what they could do to our elections. Wait a minute. http://bit.ly/2jWY4eu;

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