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Old 01-10-2018, 03:53 PM   #1
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New Yok New York Casino Robbed at Gunpoint

https://m.lasvegassun.com/news/2018/...-strip-casino/

Seems as though is becoming all too common lately. Wonder if any of the vloggers happen to catch any of the commotion.
Hopefully they catch this idiot, but it may be harder as it appears as though he got cash instead of just chips.
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Old 01-10-2018, 06:55 PM   #2
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This link has a photo of him.

https://www.google.com/amp/www.latim...story,amp.html
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Old 01-10-2018, 09:14 PM   #3
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Old 01-11-2018, 01:54 AM   #4
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Re: New Yok New York Casino Robbed at Gunpoint

I wonder what he told the taxicab driver when he got into the cab, besides, step on it!
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Old 01-11-2018, 05:24 PM   #5
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Pedantry Alert:

Thread title says gunpoint, but the article says he never took the gun (assuming he even had one) out of his waistband.
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Old 01-11-2018, 05:33 PM   #6
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Re: New Yok New York Casino Robbed at Gunpoint

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Pedantry Alert:

Thread title says gunpoint, but the article says he never took the gun (assuming he even had one) out of his waistband.
Copied from article I posted:

Metro Police Lt. David Gordon says a man armed with a handgun on Tuesday night demanded money from a cashier at the casino cage of the New York-New York.

Whether he actually 'pointed it' or not, the threat was still there.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:07 AM   #7
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That is 2 now that have gotten away. Prior to these the last guy to taste fresh air after robbing a casino was at Caesar's in 85.
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:17 AM   #8
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Uh no
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:20 AM   #9
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That is 2 now that have gotten away. Prior to these the last guy to taste fresh air after robbing a casino was at Caesar's in 85.
He came. He grabbed. They conquered.
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Old 01-12-2018, 02:03 AM   #10
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That is 2 now that have gotten away. Prior to these the last guy to taste fresh air after robbing a casino was at Caesar's in 85.


Theft from Stardust in 1992
In perhaps the most under-the-radar casino theft, a Stardust sports book cashier simply walked out the door of the now-demolished casino in September 1992 with an estimated $500,000 worth of cash and chips. The suspect, William John Brennan, has not been seen since.

At the time, it was considered the largest casino theft ó classified as an unlawful taking of goods or money without the use of violence or threats.

Stardust employees described Brennan, then 34, as a clean-cut guy originally from Pennsylvania who kept to himself. Several days after the theft, a warrant was issued for Brennanís arrest, charging him with a dozen counts of felony theft.
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Old 01-12-2018, 03:41 AM   #11
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Wonder what Brennan did with the chips. And if he changed his name in case of the possibility of a future traffic stop.
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Old 01-12-2018, 04:22 AM   #12
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Probably selling them on ebay.
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Old 01-12-2018, 12:29 PM   #13
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I think any successful casino robbery deserves to be referred to as a heist.

I am shocked it can be pulled off by one person with the technology that now exists.
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Old 01-12-2018, 01:24 PM   #14
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I think any successful casino robbery deserves to be referred to as a heist.

I am shocked it can be pulled off by one person with the technology that now exists.

I'm not
If the Bellagio bandit had half a brain he gets away with it easy
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Old 01-12-2018, 05:03 PM   #15
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I think any successful casino robbery deserves to be referred to as a heist.

I am shocked it can be pulled off by one person with the technology that now exists.
I'm also amazed that it seems so easy, hopefully it doesn't encourage (more) copycats. While I agree it's better to not confront these apparently armed guys in crowded spaces, it seems weird that Metro can't be informed and on their tail outside withing seconds.
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Old 01-12-2018, 08:20 PM   #16
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I think the goatee and mustache are fake. It might even be blackface.

Probably got a lot more money in the main cage than a poker room.

It just seems surreal they can walk out of the casino so easily. I imagine there are dozens of cops within 100 yards.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:25 PM   #17
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There arenít going to be that many cops around. He could literally leave the cashier and be outside and ready to leave in a cab in seconds before the police or even casino security realize whatís going on. I am not surprised he was able to leave so easily.
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:42 PM   #18
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There arenít going to be that many cops around. He could literally leave the cashier and be outside and ready to leave in a cab in seconds before the police or even casino security realize whatís going on. I am not surprised he was able to leave so easily.
My local supermarket would be harder to leave with a loaf of bread.

Isn't there a panic button that is pushed?

Yes, I realize Ocean's 11 made it seem nearly impossible, but this appears to be way too easy. Or not...
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Old 01-12-2018, 09:52 PM   #19
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^I think one difference is the gun issue.

Also a lot of those security guys are really obese. Some people will easily be able to run from them.
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Old 01-12-2018, 10:38 PM   #20
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^I think one difference is the gun issue.

Also a lot of those security guys are really obese. Some people will easily be able to run from them.
This can't be 100% fool-proof. Although I think shooting the guy, which would probably be allowed by the police if they are in front of the suspect wouldn't be wise. The casino would have to close for an extended period of time. The loss from that would outweigh the gain from recovery of the loot.

If this continues unabated, changes will have to made. Dye-pack?
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Old 01-12-2018, 11:01 PM   #21
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Glad someone knows how to beat Casino.
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:13 AM   #22
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Glad someone knows how to beat Casino.


I would have so lost the bet that the Bellagio Poker Robber would be nabbed by now. Video plus reward.
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Old 01-13-2018, 02:43 AM   #23
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The nose looks very fake and the whole face could be a mask

Not gonna lie, I'm rooting for these ballsy dudes tho
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Old 01-13-2018, 12:30 PM   #24
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Takes balls to be first guy to rob a casino other than Bellagio lol. That North Valet is super juicy lmao.

I don't see this becoming a huge issue for patrons. Worst case the casinos just place some cops near cages in the future.
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Old 01-13-2018, 04:48 PM   #25
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Some of the Security at Ballys wears high performance body armor and guns. They probably have the go ahead to blast robbers. Maybe that's why only MGM places are getting robbed.
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