Stealing a poker players laptop crack the password and access his poker accounts and then returning the laptop may be close to the perfect crime.
It seems that someone has given this idea a shot in the EPT Barcelona. At least if we are to believe the 2+2 forum poster Jeans.
He tells us a story of a laptop that is disappearing and reappearing at least two times both with altered log in routines as result.
The hotel security at the EPT Hotel Arts in Barcelona seems to have been unable to handle the issue professionally perhaps because their unability to understand that the value in a poker players computer may not lay so much in the hardware as in the information it contains.
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Even Poker Stars officials advice players to protect their laptops while in the official hotel.