Jury rules against Caesars Palace and Griffin Investigations

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The James Grosjean and Michael Russo case against Caesars Palace and Griffin Investigations is done, and the jury ruled in favor of Grosjean and Russo, awarding $100,000 in actual damages. Caesars chose to settle with the plaintiffs before the punitive damage portion of the jury deliberations, but Griffin did not. The jury awarded an additional $25,000 to the plaintiffs from defendant Griffin for punitive damages.

For those unfamiliar with the case, Grosjean and Russo were legally hole-carding at the game of three card poker, and were detained by Caesars and accused of card-bending, based on their listings in Griffin Investigations subscription-based service for casinos. Griffin was found by the jury to have been guilty of libel and defamation for having listed the two as cheats with no evidence.

A Las Vegas Review Journal article about the case can be found here:
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Ploppy Mcplopperson
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I was put on a data base for advantage players recently I believe it is called Oregon state surveillance or something along that line. It is a national data base. Does anyone know if you can do anything about that? Any thoughts out there? Thanks

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Was flagged at the Borgata almost ten years ago & then Caesars. To this day I have played in most major venues & have not been escorted out. Although there are “lists” all over the country, some casinos are not as “tight” as others. Perfect example would be the Tribal casinos in CT. I spent 9 months in one of them going through the paces & took them for 250K. On top of that their comps at the time were great. I knew there were times when I was being run down, so I just took it easy. Aside from… Read more »