..

Robin Hood Gambler Offers Reward For Bellagio Chip Bandit Capture

Written by:
Jagajeet Chiba
Published on:
Dec/22/2010
Robin Hood 702

A mysterious gambler has offered a bounty on a man who robbed the luxurious Bellagio Hotel and Casino last week. 

The incident in question occurred Tuesday morning around 3 am when an unidentified man entered the famed establishment wearing a motorcycle jacket and helmet.  He held up a craps table in just under 3 minutes time then fled on a motorcycle with over $1.5 million in casino chips.  Authorities believe he robbed another casino just days before.

Now enter “Robin Hood 702”.  The mystery gambler is offering a $50,000 reward for the return of the stolen chips and the arrest and conviction of the bandit.

And “Robin Hood 702” is no fluke, reports the Las Vegas Sun, which has agreed to keep his identity a secret.  The gambler has been helping needy families in Las Vegas for the last two years and would prefer to remain incognito as not to distract from his “charitable” initiative.   

I’m just trying to find this guy and stop any copycats,” Robin Hood said during an interview this week with the Sun. “If the Bellagio was hit, the Palazzo could be hit, the Venetian, the MGM Grand … it could be every casino. This guy has to be apprehended quickly.

“These are desperate times. People are going to say, ‘Why don’t I take a shot?’”

Robin Hood 702 uses his website -- http://www.robinhood702.com -- helps those in despair from all over the world by allowing them to submit their pleas for assistance with crushing debt. Robin Hood selects individuals to receive an all-expenses paid trip to Las Vegas and the opportunity to watch him win their money at the blackjack tables.

Even if he loses, he still pays off at least half their debt, according to the Sun.

“I try to help as many people as I can,” Robin Hood said. “I hope to inspire other philanthropists. How great would it be to have a thousand Robin Hoods helping out?”

- Jagajeet Chiba, Gambling911.com

Gambling News

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - September 21, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Saturday September 21, 2019.

Andrew Berry's Testimony Like Plot of 'Bad Low-Budget Movie'

Andrew Berry's Testimony Like Plot of 'Bad Low-Budget Movie'

Oak Bay dad claims dark-skinned man killed his 2 daughters on Christmas Day 2017.
 

Don’t Let Your Pay Per Head Software Catch You By Surprise

Don’t Let Your Pay Per Head Software Catch You By Surprise

With the busiest season for a bookie beginning soon, which is the start of the NFL season, I wanted to write a guide on how not to be surprised by your pay-per-head provider.

Tilman Fertitta: Working Sports Bets No Slam Dunk

Tilman Fertitta: Working Sports Bets No Slam Dunk

Tilman Fertitta has looked at sports betting from both sides now: as the owner of a professional basketball team, as well as the owner of casinos that take bets on the sport (just not on his own team).

Area 51 Storm Day is Here: Will Gamblers Win Out?

Area 51 Storm Day is Here: Will Gamblers Win Out?

It's here! Area 51 Storm Day!  SportsBetting.ag had been featuring a number of odds on this event.  So what's the latest? Alien-hunters from across the globe began arriving near Area 51 following a viral craze that started off as a hoax but could prove dangerous should individuals seek to storm a mysterious US military base.

Syndicate