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Friday, July 31, 2015

Two people accused of cheating at casinos

  • Two people accused of cheating at casinos

    • By Staff Reports

      Posted Jul. 30, 2015 at 3:09 PM 

      LAKE CHARLES — Two Houston residents were arrested by Louisiana State Police Gaming Troopers and accused of cheating in separate incidents at two different Lake Charles area casinos, according to LSP.
      Long B. Nguyen, 44, was accused of cheating during a game of Mini-Baccarat on July 25 at a Lake Charles area casino.
      Nguyen was located in the casino and interviewed by troopers from the Louisiana State Police Gaming Enforcement Division, after which he was arrested "for cheating and swindling," the release states.
      Another incident allegedly occurred on July 27, according to police, when  Thu T. Vo, 41, was playing Mini-Baccarat at another Lake Charles area casino.
      Vo was also located by authorities within the casino, interviewed and arrested "for cheating and swindling," police said.
      Both Nguyen and Vo were booked into the Calcasieu Parish Correctional Center.
      If convicted, each faces up to five years in prison and/or up to a $2,000 fine.

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