Poker Coverage: Poker Legislation Poker Tournaments U.S. Poker Markets
Wsopbanner

Another Las Vegas Casino Cage Robbed At Gunpoint

New York-New York Was Scene Of Crime Early Wednesday, Police Say

Print-icon
 

The Bellagio poker room bandit is still at large, and now Las Vegas police have another casino robbery to investigate.

Per a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, police say that they are on the hunt for a man who robbed a cage at the MGM-owned New York-New York casino early Wednesday. The casino giant also owns the Bellagio.

According to authorities, the suspect was armed with a handgun. No injuries were reported. Police didn’t say how much money he fled the casino with after an employee at the cage complied with his request. Police also haven’t disclosed how much the Bellagio poker room robbery suspect made off with.

Robberies are rare at Las Vegas casinos, but definitely not unheard of. Late last year, police caught a man on his third attempt trying to rob the same casino.

Bellagio has seen high-profile heists in recent years, with arguably the most infamous happening in 2010 when a man wearing biker gear took $1.5 million in chips and later tried to redeem them playing poker and other casino games. The man in that case was sentenced to prison.