9 scandals that rocked the gambling industry

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4) Louis ‘the Coin’ Colavecchio – Fake slot-machine coins

Louis Colavecchio, a notorious counterfeiter, used to fabricate slot-machine coins to win thousands of dollars from Vegas casinos. He was apprehended with 750 pounds of coins in his car in Atlantic City in 1997 and was sentenced to over two years of prison time for his illegal activities. After serving his sentence, Colavecchio was again arrested for counterfeiting 2,400 fake $100 bills.