The Diamond Casino Heist is a new heist job in GTA Online's Diamond Casino and Resort update. The casino heist is by far the most complicated heist GTA Online players have seen, but it offers some good ways to make a lot of money along the way.
GTA 5 Online – How To Make More Money In Casino Heist – Guide Stealth Is Important For Cash. Stealth mode makes more money than the aggressive mode. All of the loot from the vaults. Take Artwork Instead of Collecting Cash. People always think to collect cash but after you complete your first. The Diamond Casino Heist - Diamonds ($3,290,000 / $3,619,000) Despite the significantly larger.
If you don't know how to start the Casino Heist or if you are stuck on one of the missions, our walkthrough on how to complete this job in GTA Online is outlined below.
Step 1: Buy an Arcade
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Before you can start The Diamond Casino Heist in GTA Online, you need to purchase one of the six possible retro arcades in the game. You must talk to Lester in Mirror Park to access the arcades.
After you talk to Lester and the six arcade locations appear on the map, you can use the Maze Bank Foreclosures store webpage on your mobile phone to purchase one of the arcade locations.
Here are all the locations and their prices. The best arcades are located in the city.
- Pixel Pete’s
- Price: $1,235,000
- Location: Paleto Bay
- Price: $1,565,000
- Location: Grapeseed
- Price: $1,875,000
- Location: La Mesa
- Price: $2,135,000
- Location: Davis
- Insert Coin
- Price: $2,345,000
- Location: Rockford Hills
- Eight Bit
- Price: $2,530,000
- Location: Vinewood
Step 2: Set Up Your Heist
Once you have your arcade location up and running, you can enter Lester's underground base, where you will gain access to three blackboards. Use these blackboards to manage your heist.
The three blackboards represent the three following stages of the heist:
- The Set Up
- The Prep
- The Heist
The first blackboard is dedicated to helping you set up your heist. You will see the 'To Do' list in the upper right corner, which is a list of actions you must perform before the actual heist.
You can also choose to do the optional list of tasks, but you will have to pay for all of the intelligence associated with them, so we'll just focus on the main missions.
Scope Out Casino
This is the first task you need to complete. To make things easier, it is advisable to purchase the two extras from the setup board:
- Casino Model
- Price: $130,000
- Door Security
- Price: $425,000
These two pieces of intelligence will help you to find all of the safest entry points into the casino.
Scope Out Vault Contents
After you arrive at the casino and find the vault, you can scope it out for four types of valuables:
- Price: $2,115,000
- Price: $2,350,000
- Price: $2,585,000
- Price: $3,290,000
You can only choose one of the four options, and they are random. The best loot you can get from the vault is diamonds, which cost over $3 million. The least profitable is cash. So if you happen to get the case with diamonds, then select it and mark it on your blackboard.
The final part of the setup is selecting one of the three available approaches:
- Silent and Sneaky
- The Big Con
All three approaches offer different types of gameplay. Silent and Sneaky is obviously a stealth plan; The Big Con uses tricks and disguises; and Aggressive offers a full-on guns blazing robbery.
It doesn't matter which approach you choose, as they all lead to the same results. Choose the style that fits your personal taste the most.
Step 3: Prep Your Heist
This stage of the heist requires the most time and money. This stage is where you hire your crew of NPCs, select disguises, vehicles, and other necessary items from the 'To Do' list.
In this first section, you can choose three possible crewmen for the heist:
All three categories offer different skills, but these also come with varying prices. Whenever you choose a crewman, it will show you their cut in percentages. Obviously, the higher the skill, the higher the cut.
In this case, it is strongly recommended that you take all three Expert level crewmen, where each will take 9% of your heist earnings. It's a lot of money to give away, but you will have the highest quality weapons and vehicles during the heist.
The To-Do List
After you have chosen your team, you can start the six main prep missions. In each of these missions, you need to select which item types you wish to steal.
Below you will find the best choices for the prep missions:
- Rifle Loadout
- Unmarked Weapons
- Sultan Classic
- Getaway Vehicles
- Gruppe Sechs
- Entry Disguise
- Noose Gear
- Exit Disguise
During the Getaway Vehicles mission, you will also have the choice to upgrade your vehicles. You can buy bulletproof tires for $25,000, which will make the getaway section easier.
Step 4: Start the Diamond Casino Heist
You will be offered a chance to choose your buyer and get some extra help on the third blackboard.
Buyers have three levels: low, middle, and high. Always go for the high-level buyer. They will offer the most amount of money. The heist will be more difficult, but if you've done your prep correctly, and spent cash on the right things, then you should be fine.
Also buy a Clean Vehicle and Gunman Decoy for $50,000 if you can.
Starting the Mission
If you've selected the Gruppe Sechs entrance disguise and The Big Con approach, then you will start the heist mission in an armored truck, which is the best for this mission.
Here's how to get through the entire heist easily:
- Enter the underground garage of the casino
- Take the elevator to the vault
- Run past all the guards without killing them
- Use the vault keycard
- Let the casino worker open the vault for you
- Get the loot
- Exit the vault floor through the staircase
- Change the disguise in the locker room (Noose)
- Exit the casino through the staff door
When you're outside the casino, you can safely deliver the vault contents to your buyer.
Finish the Mission
The only problem you might run into during this final stage of the heist is the chasing helicopter. Steal any car you see and use it to deliver the loot (if you didn't purchase the Clean Vehicle option ahead of time).
Casino Heist Set Up
If cops start chasing you, use the underground sewer system to get away from them and stay undetected. Follow the marker on the map to your buyer's location.
When you've reached the buyer location, the mission ends with a cutscene, and you get your money reward.
That's it on how to complete the Diamond Casino Heist job in GTA Online. For more GTA Online guides, check out the list below:
The Casino Heist is the most diverse and replayable highest we’ve ever seen in Grand Theft Auto (GTA 5 Online). While it’s not quite there it’s almost at the level of a game like Payday 2 and with all of the different ways to complete the highest and all of the different optional submissions. This guide will help on how to make more money in Casino Heist.
Stealth Is Important For Cash
Stealth mode makes more money than the aggressive mode. All of the loot from the vaults every time you get shot you’ll lose money. The big con and silent sneaky approaches can be done in complete stealth meaning. You’ll never get shot and you won’t lose.
If you reach the vault without being detected, you’ll also get extra time in the vault as a bonus for not alerting any guards. You can grab more money.
Select the worst gunman and driver for good stealth
if you complete it in complete stealth all you need is a silenced pistol and your getaway cars won’t matter. If you don’t alert the cops and they don’t know where you are in the first place, of course, this way. You’ll be able to keep more of the final cut.
If you’re completing the aggressive approach you might want to invest some more money into a better crew. Because you’ll be fighting enemies and escaping from the cops.
So just keep that in mind regardless of the approach always picked the best hacker available. Because the more time you get to loot the better and we’ll dive into that a bit further.
Take Artwork Instead of Collecting Cash
People always think to collect cash but after you complete your first completion what’s in the vault is completely random the three possibilities are the cash which will payout 2.1 million artwork which is just over 2.3 million and gold which will payout over 2.5 million dollars.
The thing is cash and gold are going to take a lot more time to collect than the artwork does and are put aside by side comparison up on the screen now so you can see the difference:
Casino Heist Money Glitch
Complete All Optional Setups
These are going to allow you to drill into safety deposit boxes in the vault and earn a little bit more money. I think it’s up to $300,000 but if you don’t have three or four people for the finale. You probably won’t have the time to do it.