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Bellagio craps scammers plead guilty

A former Bellagio craps dealer and a man who placed phantom bets at the casino pleaded guilty Thursday in what prosecutors called a million-dollar swindle.

 
Former Bellagio craps dealer pleads guilty in scam against casino

Former Bellagio craps dealer James R. Cooper Jr. pleaded guilty Tuesday to one count of felony theft for his role in what prosecutors described as a two-year, $1 million craps scheme.

 
Bellagio craps scheme defied 452 billion-to-1 odds

To say that four men who pulled more than $1 million from Bellagio craps tables defied the odds would be something of an understatement. The chances that they legitimately won as much as they did in one of their many sessions over the course of two years: 452 billion-to-1.

Advantage gambler sues Hard Rock Hotel

A gambler claims Hard Rock Hotel employees illegally detained him and stole about $3,600 in casino chips last month after they noticed him counting cards at a blackjack table

Top Vegas sports bettor, family to pay $4.2M forfeiture

Leading Las Vegas sports bettor Glen Cobb was sentenced to one year of probation Tuesday for his role in what federal prosecutors alleged was a multimillion-dollar illegal gambling operation.

Georgia law firm sues Cosmopolitan over $3.4 million in transferred funds

A Georgia law firm says the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas owes it $3.4 million — money a partner improperly transferred from the firm’s accounts in 2012 for gambling there. The firm, Morris Schneider Wittstadt, recently made the allegation in a federal lawsuit filed in Las Vegas.

Four days on stand grind on Sheldon Adelson

Steve Jacobs’ personal fight of the century is still in the preliminary stages at the Regional Justice Center, but casino titan Sheldon Adelson is already taking punches.

Vegas judge to decide jurisdiction in Sands China case

Lawyers argued their positions Thursday at a hearing to determine whether Clark County District Court has jurisdiction over Sands China Ltd. in a wrongful termination case.

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