$40 Million Guy Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating
Archie Karas was searching good straight back within the mid 1990s when he won $40 million. Now he is been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.
One of the entire world's many gamblers that are famous been charged with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was believed 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, was presumably 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 home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas may potentially confront 3 years in jail if he is convicted of all fees.
'This defendant's fortune ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary many different law enforcement agencies who worked together to analyze and prosecute this case,' said Bonnie Dumanis, north park County District Attorney.
The case was opened in July, after Karas whose genuine name is Anargyros Karabourniotis had been seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas had been marking most of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), also as aces, to be able to gain an advantage over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is situated inland in North San Diego County. (more…)