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Poker Player Accused Of Conspiracy To Launder Money Through Casinos

David Stroj Said To Have Operated Illegal Gambling Businesses


The feds have busted an alleged conspiracy in San Diego County to launder millions in profits from high-stakes poker games, according to a report from NBC San Diego.

Seven Mile Casino and the Black Jack Palomar Casino were raided Wednesday by authorities.

Authorities issued arrest warrants for 25 people altogether. They said that David Stroj, aka “Fat Dave,” hired people to recruit clients to the high-stakes games several times a week and then conspired to launder the money through local card rooms.

Stroj is accused of running illegal bookmaking, poker and blackjack businesses.

Arrests were also made in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Nevada.