Every day, millions of dollars are wagered in casinos throughout Las Vegas. Casino owners and operators are typically watching over everything that goes on to ensure that gamblers are not taking illegal actions to get an edge. If you have been charged with any crime in a casino, you need a lawyer with the strength and knowledge to seek the best possible outcome. At Turco & Draskovich, our Las Vegas criminal defense lawyers have extensive experience defending individuals against all types of white collar and financial crimes, including casino crimes.
In Las Vegas and throughout Nevada, owing money to a casino is considered a crime. Casinos have very powerful tools to collect unpaid gambling debts and the failure to repay casino markers is a felony. Even if you live out of state, Nevada law enforcement agencies can issue a felony warrant against you if you owe money to a casino. Both out of state police and their local agencies can arrest you based on an active felony warrant.
Even if you are a successful businessman or prominent citizen, your local police can arrest and hold you until you resolve the situation. Our Las Vegas criminal defense attorneys have assisted individuals like yourself throughout the United States who have been charged with failing to repay a casino marker. We can take all measures within the law to defend you against these charges, which may include helping you work out a payment plan that will keep the casinos and the police off your back.
If you have been accused of a crime in a casino, you need a Las Vegas criminal defense lawyer with a full understanding of your defenses and your options. Contact our firm today at (702) 381-6590 if you are ready to make an appointment for a free case consultation.