An armed man robbed a craps table at the Bellagio casino of about $1.5 million in chips on Tuesday before escaping on a motorcycle, Las Vegas police said. Motorcycle Bandit Robs Bellagio Casino Armed Gunman Stole $1.5 Million in Casino Chips from Las Vegas Resort . By DEVIN DWYER. December 14, 2010, 8:45 PM • 2 min read. 0:00. Bizarre Heist in Las Motorcycle bandit robs Bellagio casino For the second time in less than a week, an armed motorcyclist made off with thousands of dollars in casino chips, this time from one of the glitziest resorts on the Las Vegas strip. The latest robbery occurred at the Bellagio Casino early this morning when a gunman walked up to a craps table… more; Casino robberies: This time in the Caribbean Media Man Police in Las Vegas are searching for a brazen helmeted gunman who strode into a casino on Tuesday and swiped $1.5 million worth of casino chips, all in a matter of minutes. The robbery occurred at 3:50 a.m. Tuesday when a man parked his late-model black sport motorcycle at the north valet entrance of the Bellagio, Las Vegas police said. The man entered the casino wearing a white, full-face motorcycle helmet and a leather jacket. He approached a nearby craps table and demanded money, which he received, and left the casino. The man went west on Flamingo Road on the The robbery was eerily similar to another that took place last week at the Suncoast Hotel and Casino, about 20 minutes away from the Bellagio. In that robbery, a man in a motorcycle helmet took a little less than $20,000 in cash from a poker tournament room. Police did not say whether the two robberies were connected. The thief in the Suncoast robbery wore a silver helmet, CNN reported. Casino An armed man on a motorcycle robbed a craps table at the Bellagio casino of about $1.5 million in chips early on Tuesday, Las Vegas police said. The robbery was remarkably simple in its execution. Just before 4:00 in the morning, a man parked his motorcycle by the entrance to the casino, walked in still wearing his jumpsuit and helmet with the visor down to hide his face, brandished a gun and grabbed casino chips from around the tables. Within minutes he was gone. Unfortunately for him, popularity was about his only gain from the robbery.
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