Reports Say Charles Oakley Was Arrested For Cheating At A Casino In Las Vegas

TMZ Sports is reporting basketball icon Charles Oakley was arrested at a Las Vegas casino on Sunday for allegedly trying to cheat while gambling.  Oakley “was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known,” officials from the Nevada Gaming Board told the website.  Oakley allegedly tried to take back a $100 chip he had bet after realizing he was going to lose.  What game Oakley was playing at the time is unknown.  Security at the Cosmopolitan stopped Oakley, with the incident being recorded.  After they reviewed the footage, Oakley reportedly was booked at Clark County Detention Center.  He would face one to six years in prison if convicted of fraud at a gaming establishment.  Oakley is the coach for the Killer 3s of the Big3 league now.

Photo Credit: Clark County Police via TMZ Sports


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