Makes me kind of scared of the education level of police.
Oh can you count the ways this is stupid:
1) He's risking his ass for $25
2) He has an 18
3) He does it plain sight - any idiot would know they generally have this thing called surveillance in casinos. A good bet capper will do it while they had a blackjack or double down, and do it as they pass their cards over their hand so as to shield the chip addition from the camera....oh woops i've said too much