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 planet’s many gamblers that are famous 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 in the mid 1990s from an authentic $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 Las Vegas house. 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 fortune ran out thanks to extraordinary cooperation between various legislation enforcement agencies who worked together to investigate and prosecute this case,’ said Bonnie Dumanis, San Diego County District Attorney.
The case was opened in July, after Karas whose real name is Anargyros Karabourniotis had been seen on safety cameras marking cards in a blackjack game using small amounts of dye. Karas ended up being marking all of the cards worth ten (tens, jacks, queens and kings), aswell as aces, so that you can gain a plus over the Barona Resort and Casino in Lakeside, California, whic