The Bellagio poker cage has been robbed, according to multiple eyewitnesses and media outlets.
Most of what we know about what happened at the Las Vegas casino comes from Twitter. It appears the robbery took place this afternoon by a single armed gunman.
Poker cage at Bellagio just got robbed at gunpoint
— Randy Ohel (@randyohel) November 28, 2017
Breaking: Metro investigating an armed robbery at Bellagio, police confirm. Police said it happened about 3:45 p.m. More details to come.
— Mike Shoro (@mike_shoro) November 29, 2017
— Joe Bartels (@Joe_Bartels) November 29, 2017
BE ON THE LOOKOUT: Silver Chevrolet Cruze with NV license plate 37D147. A white male adult, armed, robbed a Bellagio Hotel/Casino cash cage around 3:45 today and fled in vehicle. Call 9-1-1 if vehicle is spotted. pic.twitter.com/YXwpB78LUX
— LVMPD (@LVMPD) November 29, 2017
Here’s more of what we know so far — which is still fairly little — from the Los Angeles Times.
How much the man got away with is unknown. He was still at large well after the initial robbery took place.
Several poker players reported what they saw from the scene, in what was a brazen robbery of a high-profile Strip casino in broad daylight.
Cage is a literal crime scene pic.twitter.com/ywgjDvjhyS
— Randy Ohel (@randyohel) November 29, 2017
Lol. Can't buy chips in Bellagio poker cage cause it just got robbed.
— Todd Brunson (@ToddBrunson) November 29, 2017
So we are playing poker at the @BellagioPoker and a guy walks up with a gun and robs the cage thirty feet from us ten minutes ago.
— James Woods (@RealJamesWoods) November 29, 2017
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