$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating
Archie Karas was searching good straight back in the mid 1990s when he won $40 million. Now he’s been charged as a card cheat in a California casino.
Certainly one of the planet’s many famous gamblers has been charged with cheating and defrauding a casino; Archie Karas, now 62, who was said 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 His 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 could potentially face up to 36 months in prison if he is convicted of all fees.
‚This defendant’s fortune ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between many different law enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this situation,‘ said Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County District Attorney.
The case ended up being opened in July, after Karas whose genuine name is Anargyros Karabourniotis was seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using tiny amounts of dye. Karas was marking every one of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), too as aces, to be able to gain a bonus over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is situated inland in North San Diego County.