$40 Million Guy Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating
Archie Karas was looking good back in the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he’s been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.
Certainly one of the planet’s most gamblers that are famous been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years into the mid 1990s from an authentic $50 stake years ago only to lose it all back, was allegedly caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.
Arrested at His House
According to authorities, Karas was taken into custody last week at his Las Vegas house. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas may potentially face up to three years in jail if he is convicted of all charges.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary several different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to research and prosecute this case,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, north park County District Attorney.
The case had been opened in July, after Karas whose genuine name is Anargyros Karabourniotis ended up being seen on security cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using tiny amounts of dye. Karas had been marking every one of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), also as aces, so that you can gain an advantage over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is situated inland in North San Diego County. Weiterlesen