Sometimes the poker world is affected by incredible events. Every month we learn about people going to extreme measures to return a card debt or hear about the strange behaviour in a casino. Sometimes it’s fun, sometimes not. November was no exception. Here are some of the most vivid events worthy of your attention.
One of the largest poker establishments was subjected to armed robbery. According to the police, at about 3.45 a.m. local time on 28 November, a white man entered Bellagio, approached the cashier’s cage inside the hall, and demanded money. After that, he left the room with a certain amount of cash. The robber was armed with a pistol and wore a mask. He disappeared in a Chevrolet Cruze car which was soon found by law enforcers. No one got hurt. 48 hours after the incident, the police are still looking for the criminal.
The Man Was Handed a Sentence for Organizing High Rollers in Brooklyn
The federal judge sentenced the organizer of the underground poker games in Brooklyn to a year in prison. 33-year-old Isak Aronov is one of nine people who were charged in November 2016. Among other crimes charged to this group are racketeering, extortion, usury, and drug trafficking. In the Ministry of Justice, the gang is called an Eastern European mafia syndicate. Aronov, according to the investigation, was engaged in knocking out debts from underground poker games under threat of reprisal. According to the feds’ information, the total amount of bets was up to $150,000. In a separate act in August, several of the nine mentioned individuals were charged with deliberately burning a building where their competitors played poker games. While playing at poker online site, a separate budget should be prepared to get the advantages in investment of the money. The participation in the leagues and tournaments should be great with the skills and intelligence of the players. The selection of the poker card game should enhance the experience of the players.
The Casino Owner Claims to be Tired and Drunk When Losing $3 Million in a Scandalous Poker Session
In early November, a legal battle broke out between two wealthy poker players. One of them filed a counterclaim on the original lawsuit brought against him in the summer. Australian pro Matt Kirk says in his lawsuit that the owner of the Czech casino Leon Tsoukernik owes him $2 million which he lent to him during a poker session in late May at the Aria casino in Las Vegas. A few months later Tsoukernik filed a counterclaim, claiming that Kirk had taken advantage of his inadequate condition. According to Tsoukernik, he was treated to alcoholic beverages which was enough to get him drunk and deprive of concentration as well as to encourage continuing to play for large sums.
The Pastor Robbed the Same Casino Three Times Before Being Caught
According to the police of Las Vegas, the local pastor tempted fate in the Las Vegas casino several times. Law enforcers arrested Gregory Bolusan at the Penn National Gaming M Resort for attempting to rob an establishment for about $33,000. The police said that the pastor went to the cashier’s cage and, threatening with a dummy gun, demanded to give him money. Interestingly, this was Bolusan’s third attempt to rob the same casino within the last three months. The first took place at the end of August. Bolusan serves as senior pastor at the Grace Bible Church in Las Vegas.
A Nude Man Tried to Register for a Poker Game at a Las Vegas Casino
The attention of poker players in one of the largest gambling establishments in Las Vegas was attracted by a completely naked man, pacing around the hall. All present in the poker room of Bellagio casino watched how an unknown player was surrounded by guards and forced to put on clothes that he kept in his hands all the time closing his pelvic area. According to other players, the naked man intended to make a buy-in to participate in the game.