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WATCH: Fight Breaks Out Between Dealer And Player At Las Vegas Strip Poker Room

Poker Player And Dealer Trade Blows In Aria's Poker Room

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A fight broke out between a poker dealer and a player at a popular Las Vegas Strip poker room Wednesday evening.

A 42-second video began circulating on social media that showed a player fighting with a dealer in Aria’s poker room. The fight started at a poker table near the dealer box. As others in the room got involved and began separating the two, the dealer got in a couple of blows and the player ran away.

The dealer then chased after the player, who could be seen grabbing a small table to throw before others in the room were able to separate the two.

Shortly after the video went viral, a GoFundMe page was set up for the dealer in the video with a goal of $2,500. At the time of publishing, the page has already raised $5,775.

The page claims that the dealer, who is popular with regular players, was attacked by the player and that he was simply protecting himself. In a Wednesday tweet, Farah Galfond, wife of Phil Galfond and high-stakes crusher in her own right, said that he was berated and attacked. She also added that beer was thrown on him.

The incident may cost the dealer his license.

You can watch the video below:

 
 
Tags: Poker,   Las Vegas,   Nevada,   Aria,   Poker Fights,   Poker Crime
 
 

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oliveras19
4 months ago

THE DEALER IS A PERSONAL FRIEND OF MINE FROM BROOKLYN NYC. HE IS THE KINDEST MOST COURTEOUS PERSON THAT I KNOW. I AM SURE THAT HE WILL HAVE MULTIPLE WITNESSES TESTIFY ON HIS BEHALF. HE SHOULD NOT LOSE HIS LICENSE AFTER OVER TEN YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE.

 
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Christopher12345678
4 months ago

I dont care where your from. You cant attack customers. He'd be lucky to just lose his license. Ten years of good dealing cant be lost w one bad decision. Punching players is that kind of decision.

 
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Christopher12345678
4 months ago

I lost jobs for way less.

 
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Christopher12345678
4 months ago

Dealer was chasing the guy around the room. He deserves to lose his job. He's gonna need that money raised by his friends bc that's terrible customer service. People applaud him as a hero or something. No unemployment for him. That's just what he wants. I'd sue his fat ass.

 
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