Originally Posted by ramdeebam
I wonder how they actually loaned him money? Like such huge amounts of money? I'd of thought he would of had to of wired money over at least.
While it sounds like a huge sum, it's not really that
much when it comes to high rollers, and casinos do regularly let those high rollers play on credit.
Another recent example has the Wynn extending $200K credit to boxer Antonio Tarver: http://www.cardplayer.com/poker-news/16925-star-boxer-arrested-over-las-vegas-gambling-debts
IMO the casino screwed up on this one, and I won't be surprised if the courts rule in the player's favour. If his lawyer can establish that he really was that drunk and the casino kept giving him drinks (and there'll be security footage that will be able to back that up) then it shouldn't be too hard to prove that the casino broke the rules by letting him play drunk.
You can argue over whether or not that law should be on the books or not (personally I think it's a good thing, you've got to have some safeguards) but as long as it's the law, it seems like he has a pretty good case.