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Man charged in theft of Las Vegas casino chips

LAS VEGAS — A man suspected of sneaking into a restricted area of the Venetian resort and stealing $1.6 million in casino chips was arrested in Southern California, Las Vegas police said Tuesday.

Authorities credited media attention about the case for a tip that led them to Palmdale resident Akingide Cole, 31.

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