Man Robbed The Bellagio In Las Vegas

The large city of the State of Nevada, Las Vegas is recognized as the world capital of the world of gambling. After London, it is the second hotel city. Besides, Las Vegas is also very popular for big events. The fame of its gambling and other pleasures earned it the nickname Sin City. Currently, the attractions are constantly diversifying.

For those who wish to have fun and hope to win jackpots, this is the best place to indulge their desires. However, Las Vegas has undergone equally trying hardships. Indeed, people are willing to go out of their way sometimes to make easy money. At the risk of going to jail, they are ready to commit crimes. Following the terrible shooting in October perpetrated by Stephen Paddock, November is a dark month for Sin City. The luxurious hotel-casino Bellagio, renowned for its refinement, suffered the expense on November 28th. Certainly Las Vegas is famous across the world, it also attracts criminals. The robbery takes place in the Las Vegas Strip.

A terrible afternoon for Bellagio

The afternoon, around 4 p.m., is the time when the tragedy occurred. It was an armed robbery. The scene took place in a poker room. A man with glasses and a wig storms into the grounds of the Bellagio and demands that the crates be emptied before he evaporates into the wild. He was reported to have escaped driving a silver Chevy Cruze registered in Nevada. After investigation, according to police chief John Pelletier, this bandit was alone, however, an unwilling accomplice was with him near his car. Unfortunately, the individual is elusive. But, no matter how much money is stolen, he will face the maximum sentence. For this thief, attacking a poker room was a godsend, because the players had their eyes riveted on their cards and did not have time to look elsewhere and hardly noticed anything focused on their game. In addition, everything happened very quickly according to the claims of the famous winner of World Series Of Poker, Randy Ohel. Still, according to his statements, there were no injuries.

Electronic Roulette Cheats Arrested

This year 2017 is a rather bad year for some casinos. Cheating, burglaries, embezzlement, these facts are real problems encountered by these gaming palaces.

The Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains has just suffered one of these facts. Indeed, a group of malicious players was arrested for cheating on Tuesday, December 5. The cheaters tampered with an electronic roulette wheel to perform their modus operandi.

They were 13 people to have accomplished this act. Their plan was really daring, to be able to fill their wallets, they hijacked the surveillance of the casino while manipulating the joystick placed below the machines. These levers in question are used for the maintenance of certain electronic casters. They secretly controlled these machines for huge payouts and walked away with hundreds of millions in their pockets during these games.

Nearly 1 million euros stolen from the Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains

According to the casino’s estimate, these criminals received nearly 1 million euros in all, before being flushed out by security guards at the Casino Barrière d’Enghien-les-Bains. In particular, the site supervisors had already suspected these people as being dishonest players since September. However, since they did not have any hard evidence, they could not charge them. To be able to corner them, they then watched their every move to discover their modus operandi.

And after watching them closely, the casino agents managed to discover that while this group was playing at a table, one of them was manipulating the machine’s joystick, while hiding his hand by her bag. After that, they were arrested for deception in the great palace of Enghein-les-Bains.

Given the age of these players (between 20 and 25 years), they will receive a heavy penalty for having committed such an act. To date, the case is ongoing, we will soon see the verdict at the end of their trial.

In addition, we can say that the casino to strengthen the security of its places. Indeed, after the skinning of customers by 3 criminals in October, security must surely have been reinforced to ensure customers the serenity of the place. Above all, during these holiday periods, the establishment wants punters to be entertained as much as possible with peace of mind.