$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.

Certainly one of the entire world’s most famous gamblers has been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was believed to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years into the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake decades 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 week that is last his Las Vegas house. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, cheating and winning by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially address 3 years in prison if he is convicted of all charges.

‘This defendant’s fortune ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between many different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to analyze 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 ended up being 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 a plus over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is situated inland in North San Diego County. Continue reading