Are poker players cheating with cards reading poker analyzer device tools?
When you first sit down at the poker table one of the greatest fears is getting cheated out of your money.
Once you've played for awhile you tend to realize those concerns are usually unfounded as both casinos and online poker sites utilize a large assortment of security measures (depending on where you play of course!).
Technology is always changing, however, and the latest device to come out of China has some players worried.
The gadget in question is generally referred to as a "Poker Analyzer".
There are a few variants but the basic idea behind the Poker Analyzer is that it can tell you what cards are going to be dealt.
In this article we're going to take a closer look at how AKK A1 Poker Analyzers work and whether it's a legitimate danger at the tables.
First off you need the following to make a CVK 400 Poker Analyzer work:
How Does it Work?
Poker Analyzer can tell you exactly what's coming by reading the barcodes on a special batch of marked cards.
The analyzer will send the information to another device, which with then relay it to an earpiece which will give your verbal cue such as "DIAMOND QUEEN" to represent the Q.
You can also set it to just tell you who the winner in a hand will be after the entire board is dealt. The device will simply say something like "PLAYER 4" and that player will win. Analyzers are getting more advanced and at this point can memorize about half a deck of marked cards.
The device currently works with No-Limit Hold'em and, to a lesser extent, Pot-Limit Omaha.
Special invisible marked cards.
A special smartphone-looking device to set on the table that has a filtered lens camera
Another smartphone-type device to keep in your pocket that reads whatever the camera is sending
An earpiece to receive information about playing cards.
An optional extra keychain size device allows you to change the number of players on the fly by clicking.