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Crown casino cards fall short

Crown Casino was fined AUD 35,000 last month for conducting card games without a full deck and breaking the rules of other games conducted at the Southbank complex.

The Victorian Commission for Gambling Regulation fined the casino on four breaches of the Casino Control Act 1991.

In a statement posted on the commission’s website, it outlined the breaches and reasons for the fines, which dated to September, 2006.

Games played at Crown that breached the rules included: three games of Texas Hold ‚em Poker, a game of Blackjack, a game of Crown Pontoon, and a game of Pai Gow.

The commission also „took into account the prior disciplinary actions taken against Crown in relation to breaches of game rules“, the statement said.

In each case, the breach was the result of human error by casino staff.

Crown did not return the Herald Sun’s phone calls last night.