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Bellagio Chip Bandit Sentenced to 3 to 11 Years

Written by:
Gilbert Horowitz
Published on:
Aug/23/2011
Bellagio Chip Bandit

Anthony Carleo, 30, has been sentenced to 3 to 11 years for the brazen $1.5 million robbery of the Bellagio Casino in Las Vegas. 

Carleo stole $1.5 million in casino chips during the armed robbery, which lasted approximately 3 minutes.  He wore only a motorcycle outfit and helmet then escaped on motorcycle.

The son of a Las Vegas judge, Carleo plead guilty in June.  Eight other felony charges were dropped as part of the plea deal.

- Gilbert Horowitz, Gambling911.com

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