$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

Archie Karas was searching good straight back in the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he is been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.

Certainly one of the planet’s many gamblers that are famous been charged with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who had been thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years within the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake years 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 Home

According to authorities, Karas was taken into custody week that is last his vegas home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas may potentially confront three years in prison if he is convicted of all costs.

‘This defendant’s fortune ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary many different law enforcement agencies who worked together to research and prosecute this situation,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County District Attorney.

The case ended up being 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 tiny amounts of dye. Karas had been marking all the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, so that you can gain an edge over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is found inland in North San Diego County. Continue reading…