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Nevada Gaming Commission Signs Off On $100K Fine For Aria Casino

Casino Didn't Let Agents Watch Public Roulette Game

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The five-member Nevada Gaming Commission has signed off an agreement with Aria casino on the Las Vegas Strip for a $100,000 fine after the casino didn’t allow state gaming agents to watch a game of roulette, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported.

The high-stakes game was supposed to remain open to the public, but the casino was accused of telling undercover agents that they couldn’t observe the game.

Nevada law states that “access of the general public to gaming activities must not be restricted in any manner except provided by the legislature.”

Casinos are allowed to have private rooms, but the roulette game in question was public. The gamblers said they didn’t want anyone watching and the casino went along.

The incident occurred in October of last year.

During the incident, a floor supervisor told the agents that the players did not want to be watched and threatened to call security to have the agents removed.

MGM said that it has taken “significant steps” to guarantee compliance with regulations.

Aria is a MGM Resorts property.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board released the settlement online this month.