Charles Oakley Arrested At Las Vegas Casino For Cheating, Allegedly

Charles Oakley Arrested At Las Vegas Casino For Cheating, Allegedly

On Thursday, TMZ Sports reported Oakley tried to remove a $100 chip from a wager after realizing he was going to lose.

In a statement to the news outlet, the Nevada Gaming Board said the 54-year-old Oakley is "suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known".

Former NBA forward Charles Oakley was arrested Sunday after he was caught on camera allegedly cheating at the Cosmopolitan, a Las Vegas casino.

In court documents related to the lawsuits, obtained by Newsday a year ago, the Aria said the 2010 skirmish merely was the latest example of bad behavior by Oakley in Las Vegas.

Oak was reportedly booked at the Clark County Detention Center and is facing 1 to 6 years in prison if convicted of a "a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment".

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"This is an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved", a source from Oakley's camp told TMZ. Oakley has an active civil suit against Madison Square Garden and Knicks owner James Dolan following his February 2017 forced removal from the arena by security and subsequent arrest.

Charles Oakley, shown here coaching the Killer 3s in a Big3 summer basketball game. Oakley got in a fight with a security guard, causing a pause in the game, before being dragged away.

Oakley accepted a deal with prosecutors that eventually dismissed misdemeanor assault and trespass charges against him after he stayed out of trouble for six months.

Oakley played for the Knicks from 1988 to 1998, helping them become one of the top teams in the Eastern Conference.

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