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Gaming agents: Suspect stole casino customer's chips under chair

Willians Calipo (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office) Willians Calipo (Provided by the Hamilton County Sheriff's Office)
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

A Northern Kentucky man is accused of stealing a rack of chips under a customer's chair at Horseshoe Casino.

Willians Calipo, 52, of Union is scheduled to face a judge at 9 a.m. Tuesday on a charge of casino cheating, court records show.

According to court records, security video shows a male customer purchasing $1,000 in chips from the Horseshoe Casino on Saturday.

The customer placed half of the chips, a $500 rack, on a table, and put the other, $500 rack on the floor under his seat, authorities wrote in a criminal complaint.

Calipo dropped his jacket on the floor several times next to the victim's chair, the complaint reads. He left and went straight to his vehicle.

 A few minutes later, the victim realized his chips were missing.

When Calipo returned to the casino a few hours later, gaming agents stopped him.

Calipo removed the $500 in chips from his pocket and stated he just found them on the floor and was trying to return to them the owner, court records state.

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