Poker Den in New York is Robbed

18th Jun 2007

It was like a scene from Soprano’s, a bunch of poker enthusiasts taking part in a game of poker, being played in an poker den in New York which was later robbed.

Celebrities such as Soprano’s star Robert Iler, Alex Rodriguez and Troy Murphy, the basketballer were regular members.

Armed robbers allegedly escaped with $50,000 in takings from the poker den.

While it is legal to gamble in poker rooms in New York it is illegal for the establishments to take a cut of the money. The club’s manager Edgar Concepcion was arrested and charged with promoting gambling and possession of bookmaking.

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