Archie Karas was looking good 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 entire world’s many gamblers that are famous been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who had been said to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years in the mid 1990s from an authentic $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
In accordance with authorities, Karas was taken into custody last week at his vegas house. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially face up to 36 months in prison if he is convicted of all costs.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between several different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this situation,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, hillcrest County District Attorney.
The case had been opened in July, after Karas whose name that is real Anargyros Karabourniotis was seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas ended up being marking every one of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, in order to gain an advantage over the Barona Continue Reading