DETROIT (AP) – The ball landed on 14 for a big winning bet. But the court case? Snake eyes.
The Michigan appeals court has affirmed the convictions of a brother and sister who were accused of cheating at roulette at the Motor City Casino in Detroit.READ MORE: Michigan Reports 7,505 New COVID-19 Cases, 118 Deaths
James Countryman was working as a dealer in 2012 when his sister, India Countryman, suddenly won $4,700. But investigators said surveillance video shows her bet was placed after the ball landed on red 14.
The siblings denied any wrongdoing.READ MORE: Preserving Legacy, Sister’s Return To Revitalize Childhood Neighborhood, After Seeing Increase In Blight
In a 3-0 decision Friday, the appeals court rejected challenges to the cheating conviction. The brother and sister are on probation for three years.
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