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Millions of Counterfeit Poker Chips Found in Harrah’s Sewer Pipe

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It started with a plumbing issue at Harrah’s Casino, and it ended with an arrest.

 

2.7 Million Dollars in Borgata counterfeit chips was flushed down the toilet at Harrah’s, which resulted in some plumbing issues to say the least.

 

According to The Press of Atlantic City,

The red flag that began with hotel guests complaining of leaking pipes in their rooms set off a chain of events that ultimately shut down Event 1 in the Borgata Winter Poker Open on Jan. 16. Spurred by the discovery at Harrah’s, Borgata employees later found an additional 160 forged chips — totaling $800,000 — had been introduced into play, and regulators canceled the tournament.

Partial results of an ongoing investigation revealed Christian Lusardi, 42, of Fayetteville, N.C., was staying in the room at Harrah’s where the pipes were clogged.

 

New Jersey Police arrested Lusardi at the Super 8 Motel off of Tennesee Ave in Atlantic City shortly before noon on Friday.  He was charged with rigging a publicly exhibited contest, among other things, and declared the next SoJO Morning Show ‘Stupid Citizen’.

 

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