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.
One of the entire world’s most gamblers that are famous been faced with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was thought to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years in the mid 1990s from an original $50 stake years ago only to lose it all back, was 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 last week at his nevada home. Karas will be extradited to San Diego to face charges of burglary, winning and cheating by fraudulent means. Karas may potentially address 36 months in prison if he is convicted of all fees.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to cooperation that is extraordinary several different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this case,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, hillcrest County District Attorney.
The case was opened in July, after Karas whose genuine name is Anargyros Karabourniotis had been seen on security cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small 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,