Archie Karas was searching good straight back within 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 world’s many gamblers that are famous been charged with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years in the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake years ago only to lose it all back, had been allegedly caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.
Arrested at Their Home
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 could potentially confront three years in jail if he is convicted of all costs.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary a number of 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 protection 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 edge over the Barona Resort and Casino in La (more…)