PLAINS TWP. – A city man was charged for cheating at blackjack at Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs casino on Tuesday.
Abul Fazal Hussain, 56, of Second Street, was arraigned by District Judge David Barilla in Swoyersville on a single count of fraud. He was released on $2,500 bail. State police gaming enforcement unit alleged Hussain attempted to add a $5 chip to his $10 bet after he learned he won a hand at blackjack, according to the criminal complaint. A preliminary hearing is scheduled on Sept. 14 before District Judge Diana Malast in Plains Township.