Archie Karas was searching good straight back within the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he’s been charged as a the lucky nugget paris card cheat in a California casino.
One of the planet’s most famous gamblers has 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 an original $50 stake decades ago only to lose it all back, had been presumably caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.
Arrested at Their 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, cheating and winning by fraudulent means. Karas may potentially face up to 3 years in jail if he is convicted of all fees.
‘This defendant’s fortune ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between many different law enforcement agencies who worked together to research and prosecute this instance,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, hillcrest County District Attorney.
The case was opened in July, after Karas whose name that is real Anargyros Karabourniotis had been seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas was marking all the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), also as aces, in order to gain a bonus over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which isContinue reading