HIGH FINANCE: Risk Capital

Monte Carlo's Casino, out for the U.S. dollar, decided that the way to get it was in a good old American way. Last week, Louis Ceresol, boss of the money-losing Casino (TIME, May 3), and one of his croupiers visited Las Vegas and Reno, Nev. to learn how to shoot craps.

Ceresol and his assistant planned to spend a week studying "the new dignity of modern gambling"—and Nevada's odds. With a movie camera and a tape recorder, they took down the patter and actions around dice tables, hoped to use it to teach Monte Carlo's croupiers to talk...

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