Las Vegas: Rogue roulette ball hits gambler in eye at off-Strip casino, lawsuit alleges

Las Vegas: Rogue roulette ball hits gambler in eye at off-Strip casino, lawsuit alleges

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  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal
October 3, 2023 3:18 PM
  • McKenna Ross, Las Vegas Review-Journal

An unusual personal injury lawsuit alleges a casino dealer at an off-Strip hotel-casino injured a player when a rogue roulette ball popped out of the wheel and hit her in the eye.

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Dalease Brown, a Clark County resident, was at Gold Coast hotel-casino on Oct. 28, 2021, when a dealer rolled the roulette marble “in a negligent and unsafe speed/manner,” according to the civil complaint filed on Sept. 25 in Clark County’s eighth judicial district court.

“The marble ball ricocheted from the roulette wheel and violently struck Plaintiff in her left eye at a high rate of speed, severely injuring Plaintiff,” the complaint alleges.