Charles Barkley Faces $400,000 Vegas Gambling Debt Case

May 15, 2008

NBA star Charles Barkley has been told that he will face felony charges if he fails to pay a gambling debt to the Wynn Las Vegas casino.  He apparently owes the casino $400,000..Las Vegas (ChattahBox) – NBA star Charles Barkley has been told that he will face felony charges if he fails to pay a gambling debt to the Wynn Las Vegas casino. He apparently owes the casino $400,000.

Prosecutor, Clark County District Attorney David Roger, has come out and stated that the retired NBA star will have a chance to pay off the gambling debt.

The Wynn Las Vegas casino stated in court documents that Barkley has failed to repay a total of $400,000 in gambling debt.

The debt was spread out across four different $100,000 casino markers.

He received these gaming markers back on October 18 and 19, 2007.

Though he is retired, Charles Barkley has managed to stay in the public eye quite a bit. He works as an NBA analyst on TNT, and also appears in many T-Mobile commercials.

He played 16 seasons in the NBA before retiring.


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