Casinos are especially vulnerable to identity fraud. With millions of dollars at stake, casinos have a strong desire to ensure that only authorized personnel have access to their facilities and systems. Biometrically enabled background checks, physical access control, and facility monitoring systems provide strong security for every aspect of the gaming business, reducing unnecessary loss.
Casinos also use biometrics to identify card counters and other fraudsters. Facial recognition in particular is a powerful tool for casinos to discover those who are already known undesirables. When gaming institutions share information, the value of these systems increase greatly by diminishing the possibility that fraudsters will simply move to the next casino.
Most common biometric modality used in gaming: