$(selector).css("cursor", "default") not working in jQuery

Please look for my /* comments */ in my code snippet because that's where the problem is.

I have this <table> with 10 <tr> rows. Each <tr> has a 'custID' attribute. My goal is for the mouse cursor to be a pointer if the user hovers over a <tr> except if the <tr>'s 'custID' attribute is -1, in which case I want the cursor to be the default (or normal), and it's not working.

Here is the code:

<!DOCTYPE html>
<script src="//ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.11.2/jquery.min.js"></script>
<!--<script src="../../_scripts/utils.js"></script>-->
    #gridContents tr {
        background: lightgray;
        cursor: pointer;
$(function() {

    $("#gridContents tr").mouseenter(function() {
        if ($(this).attr("custID") === -1) {
            $(this).css("cursor", "default");
<table id="gridContents">
    <tr custID="1"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="2"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="3"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="4"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="5"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="6"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="7"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="8"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="9"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>
    <tr custID="-1"><td>12345</td><td>Doe</td><td>John</td><td>8005551212</td><td>8005551213</td><td>8005551214</td><td>8005551215</td></tr>

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Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
if ($(this).attr("custID") == -1) {

only 2 equals not 3
Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
I meant to post the working sample http://jsbin.com/xiwizu/1/edit?html,console,output
Evan CutlerVolunteer Chief Information OfficerCommented:
the comparison in:

$(this).attr("custID") === -1) 

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does not come true.  The === operator requires the same type.
(ref. http://www.w3schools.com/js/js_operators.asp)

The CustID is a string and the -1 is a integer.
You have two options:

1. Change -1 to "-1": example:  https://jsfiddle.net/rdd72htL/

2. change the datatype of the left hand value: $(this).attr("custID")  to a numeral.  You can do this by: putting the value inside the Number() function:  

Number($(this).attr("custID") )

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This will change the value to a number data type.  Either way, the triple equal (===) is no longer needed at that point.

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elepilAuthor Commented:
You both gave very good variations in the solution, appreciate all of them. Thanks for helping!
Scott Fell, EE MVEDeveloper & EE ModeratorCommented:
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elepilAuthor Commented:
Grats to you! I always knew I brought luck to people. :)
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