|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 9, 2011
STATE POLICE MAKE CHEATING ARREST AT CASINO
Illicit Cheating / Collusion Enterprise – Foxwoods Casino
During the week ending 03-05-11, information was developed by State Police Detectives of an illegal cheating enterprise involving an employee of Foxwoods Casino and patrons.
On March 8, 2011, utilizing investigative techniques, probable cause was developed to arrest a Foxwoods Pai Gow table game dealer and two accomplice patrons by detectives from the Connecticut State Police Casino Unit. It was determined that the dealer was conspiring with the patrons to cheat the game.
Arrested: Xiuhie CHEN (DOB: 11/27/81)
158 Summit Street
A Pai Gow dealer
Arrested patrons: Guang S. LI (DOB: 11/10/73)
501 Commerce Drive
Norman Chun Tung WONG (DOB: 10/24/72)
745 Sargent Street
San Francisco, CA.
All three were charged with two counts of: Larceny 3rd Degree
Conspiracy to Commit Larceny 3rd Degree
Conspiracy to Commit Cheating
Chen was processed and released on a $5,000.00 cash bond with a court date of 03/22/10.
Both Wong and Li were held on $50,000 bond for same day presentment at G.A. 10.
The investigation will continue with the anticipation of future arrests.
LT. J.Paul Vance