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.
One of the planet’s most famous gamblers has been charged with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who had been believed to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years within the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake decades ago only to lose it all back, had been presumably caught marking cards at a blackjack table in a California casino recently.
Arrested at His Home
In accordance with authorities, Karas was taken into custody week that is last his Las vegas, nevada home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, cheating and winning by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially confront 36 months in jail if he is convicted of all fees.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary many different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this instance,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, hillcrest County District Attorney.
The case was opened in July, after Karas whose genuine name is 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), too as aces, to be able to gain an edge over the Barona Resort and Casino i