was videotaped by casino surveillance departments at Trump Plaza,
Taj Mahal, Caesars, TropWorld, Resorts, Bally's Park Place, Bally's
Grand, Trump Castle, and Sands, as he tried to influence the game
of blackjack by manipulating or attempting to manipulate the cut
card in the deck to determine what card would be the first card
dealt. Rather than place the cut card back into the deck in the
manner required, Morse would place the cut card in the deck in a
manner that would enable him to determine what card would be dealt
to him after the shuffle, thus giving him an unfair advantage. On
January 13, 1992 and August 13, 1994, Morse was observed employing
the same illegal tactic at the Casino Magic Casino in Bayport, St.
Louis, Mississippi. Charges were pending against Morse in Mississippi
for cheating at blackjack, a felony offense.