Outrage over casinos prosecuting gamblers who use small abandoned slot credits
BLACK HAWK, Colo. -- Seventy-six cents. That’s how much a Denver man said he was convicted of “stealing” from a Colorado casino after he innocently played that small credit abandoned on a slot machine. On Wednesday, the FOX31 Problem Solvers exposed how casinos in Black Hawk, Central City and Cripple Creek are helping prosecute hundreds of customers a year under a little-known statute: Fraud -- Take Money not Won.
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