$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

Archie Karas was searching good straight back into the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he is been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.

Certainly one of the entire world’s many gamblers that are famous been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who had been thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years in the mid 1990s from a genuine $50 stake years ago only to lose it all back, had been presumably caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.

Arrested at His Home

In accordance with authorities, Karas was taken into custody week that is last his Las vegas, nevada home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially address 3 years in jail if he is convicted of all costs.

‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between a number of different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to research and prosecute this situation,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County District Attorney.

The case had been opened in July, after Karas whose real name is Anargyros Karabourniotis ended up being seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using tiny amounts of dye. Karas had been marking most of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, to be able to gain an advanta Continue reading “$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating”