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A casino is suing a group of gamblers who won $1.5million in a game of mini-baccarat after a deck of unshuffled cards landed 41 winning hands in a row.
The Golden Nugget Atlantic City is refusing to pay the players their winnings even though they broke no rules.
It claims the game was illegal because the cards were unshuffled, despite a promise from their manufacturer that they would be pre-shuffled and ready to use.
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Brooklyn man Hua Shi suing Golden Nugget after Atlantic City casino accused him of cheating and seized his winnings.
Hua Shi, one of three players suing the Golden Nugget for their chunk of $1.5 million in winnings, claims he was held hostage for eight hours by casino workers convinced his huge haul was a huge scam.
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Shi said he has suffered from insomnia and needed medical treatment since four thuggish casino employees woke him with a late-night May 1 knock on the door — and pinned him against the wall of his hotel room.
He was then hustled to a room inside the Golden Nugget and “confined against his will for more than eight hours by himself, without any . . . food, drink or interpreter,” he charged.
The 33-page court filing said Shi was threatened, pushed and roughly searched by the casino tough guys
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Originally posted by nixie_nox
And how much money has been taken from gamblers by casinos?
So someone can lose their shirt, and that is ok. But a casino starts losing money and there is security and lawsuits.edit on 23-8-2012 by nixie_nox because: (no reason given)