In 2012, James Countryman was employed as a dealer at the Motor City Casino in Detroit, Michigan. One day James and his sister, India Countryman, scammed the casino out of approximately $4,700 at a roulette table by placing a bet on the winning number after the wheel had stopped spinning.
It didn't take long before casino officials found out about the cheating scheme. The siblings denied any wron[...] Read more » Siblings Put On Three-year Probation For Cheating At Roulette
Joined: Apr '09
Age: 38 (M)
It makes all the sense to get this probation. What were they expecting? When i started reading this i was looking for what a new mad way someone had found to get money out of a casino without resorting to luck. After all, they went to the opposite way, doing what no one is nowadays expected to do. Still, it made me laugh!
Joined: Mar '12
Location: United Kingdom
Age: 39 (F)
I don't think that these guys were criminal masterminds and hardly made a fortune from their crimes so probably probation was sufficient......If they had been caught doing that in Las Vegas I expect the punishment would be very different.
A Sitting Bull here, a Little Feather there and now the whole native-american tribal nation is working for the sake of the gambling industry. Truly a success story - as this article clearly showing it. I guess their spirit animal just changed to Smaug, the dragon.