$40 Million Man Archie Karas Charged with Casino Cheating
Archie Karas was looking good back in the mid 1990s whenever he won $40 million. Now he’s 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 believed to have built up $40 million in winnings over three years within the mid 1990s from a genuine $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 Their Home
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, cheating and winning by fraudulent means. Karas could potentially confront 3 years in prison if he is convicted of all charges.
‘This defendant’s luck ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between many different legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to analyze and prosecute this case,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, hillcrest County District Attorney.
The case ended up being opened in July, after Karas whose name that is real Anargyros Karabourniotis ended up being seen on security cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas was marking all of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, to be able to gain an advantage over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, which is found inland in North San Diego County.