Shawn Chacon: a gambler on the lam!

Ed Wade chuckles:

Authorities now have an arrest warrant for former major league pitcher Shawn Chacon as a result of his alleged failure to pay Caesars Palace $150,000 in gambling markers.

The 31-year-old Chacon — a onetime All-Star whose up-and-down career as a big league pitcher ended abruptly last year following a physical confrontation with the general manager of the Houston Astros — is facing a felony charge of passing three bad $50,000 checks in March, according to a copy of a criminal complaint obtained by the Sun . . . Gary Thompson, a spokesman for Harrah’s Entertainment, which owns Caesars Palace, said the company does not comment on pending litigation.

Pending litigation? Jesus, first Chicago can’t bribe anyone anymore, and now Vegas casinos are litigating this kind of business instead of breaking legs in private like God and Meyer Lansky intended. The whole damn world is going to hell in a handbasket if you ask me.


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Colin
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Colin

Ed Wade is basically laughing at Shawn Chacon and stuff.

The Rabbit
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The Rabbit

And at the bottom of that same column:
It was “do not pass go” for a former Boulder City councilwoman who showed up drunk at a court hearing related to her 2007 drunken driving arrest.
She must be one of the commenters at CTB.

DonCoburleone
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DonCoburleone

You don’t know how right you are Craig… I was watching Mega Engineering on Discovery the other night and they said that by 2030 (or only 20 years from now) the World Population will increase by nearly 40% and there will be 10 BILLION people on this planet.  On top of that the US will have close to 600 Million!  Our economy right now can’t even support half that number (just look at unemployment).  Where are all these new jobs going to come from exactly???

Bob Tufts
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Bob Tufts

Lay of Shawn – he was just following the Lenny Dykstra investment formula for success!

Chris H.
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Chris H.

Somewhere, George Clooney and Brad Pitt are shaking their heads.

ARNIE WEXLER
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ARNIE WEXLER
Shawn Chacon: a gambler on the lam! AND LENNY SELLING HIS RINGS   GAMBLING ? Gambling by Professional Athletes , Coaches , And Referees is not that uncommon !! In December of 1999 Arnie Wexler, a compulsive-gamblers counselor, went to the National Basketball Association office in Manhattan and met with league officials, players and union officials, concerned about players’ gambling. He recalled being told, “We have a problem, and we’re trying to find out how bad the problem is” Wexler, a resident of Bradley Beach and former executive director of the New Jersey Council on Compulsive Gambling, was told to… Read more »
michael standish
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michael standish

Shyster has hit the nail on the head, entropy-wise; next thing you know, we’ll be hearing about the Liar’s Mortgage Chacon took out on his mansion.

Word on the street is that Plaschke helped fill it out the forms.

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