$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating

Archie Karas was looking good back into the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he’s been charged as a 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 had been thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years within the mid 1990s from an authentic $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 House

Based on authorities, Karas was taken into custody week that is last his nevada house. 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 costs.

‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary many different law enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this instance,’ 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 was seen on protection cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas had been marking most of 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 is found inland in North San Diego County. Continue reading “$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating”