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Lawyer Bob Nersesian, outdoor of The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas.
If the chips fall in opposition to them, severe gamblers name Bob Nersesian.
The 58-year-old legal professional is the go-to man for card sharks who declare they’ve been roughed up or really feel they’ve been cheated by way of the space. His purchasers are ceaselessly well-versed in card counting, a convention he says is solely skillful having a bet.
“It is not illegal and it is not cheating,” says Nersesian. (In 1982, a New Jersey state pass judgement on dominated as such.) “Card counting is nothing more than playing the game offered by the casino.”
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A stocky, competitive pit bull of a person, he has, over the previous 21 years, spearheaded 70 such instances and received thousands and thousands of greenbacks for gamblers. He main points his criminal exploits in his impending guide “The Law for Gamblers” (Huntington Press, March 31).
“Casinos everywhere like taking shots at ripping off players,” says Nersesian, who’s based totally in Vegas however has taken on playing dens in New Jersey and Connecticut. “[They] will detain players or not cash their chips for any reason imaginable.”
Nersesian says the rules range from state to state as as to if or now not a on line casino can kick a participant out with out purpose, however that it’s at all times unlawful to not redeem chips which were legally received or to bodily assault a patron except it’s in the title of protection.
“Clearly, they don’t want certain people near their games,” he says.
“But if they provide a recreation to the neighborhood — and it’s their odds, apparatus and laws — [how can] they exclude good other folks from taking part?
A couple of years in the past, Nersesian helped a certified Atlantic City gambler who video games beneath the title Keith Burks take on a on line casino. He was once enjoying blackjack and neatly tracking the deck when a ground manager came around and grabbed Burks’ playing cards.
“He killed the hand!” Burks remembers. “Things got heated. Security guards ended up tackling me and handcuffing me. I woke up Bob with a phone call.”
While the phrases of Burks’ agreement are confidential, Nersesian says he’s received verdicts as top as $600,000 for gambler purchasers.
Thom Kho, a 24-year-old barber from Piscataway, NJ, hopes the legal professional will have the ability to get him a six-figure sum.
Last summer time, Kho, a talented card counter, was once enjoying blackjack at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas — the similar playing den that Ben Affleck was once kicked out of in 2014 for card counting. Kho received just about $6,000 his first two days in Vegas, and was once in truth shedding on his 3rd day, when a Hard Rock worker swiftly stopped him.
“Cash in your chips,” the on line casino swimsuit stated. “You’re done.”
The guy demanded that the baby-faced Kho display his ID, and when Kho refused, as a result of he’d already given it to the broker previous, he was once handcuffed and bullied right into a again room. A guard rifled via his cargo-short wallet and got rid of his pockets, mobile phone, $three,625 in Hard Rock chips and an envelope containing just about $30,000.
An hour or so later, Kho was once launched and given his possessions again, however the on line casino wouldn’t let him money out the chips.
‘Casinos everywhere like taking shots at ripping off players.’
– Bob Nersesian
“Next morning, I called Bob,” Kho says.
When he informed Nersesian what had took place, the attorney laughed and stated, “If they did exactly what you say, we can make a lot of money.”
Court papers had been filed and the case is ongoing.
Though Nersesian makes a good-looking dwelling from taking on casinos, he insists that there’s extra at stake than cash.
“It’s about bringing thugs to justice,” he says.