Ex-Knicks star Charles Oakley arrested at Las Vegas casino

Charles Oakley arrested for allegedly cheating at casino

TMZ: Charles Oakley Arrested for Allegedly Cheating at Las Vegas Casino on Video

Casino regulators in Nevada are accusing former New York Knicks star Charles Oakley of gambling fraud.

"Mr. Oakley was suspected of adding to or reducing his wager on a gambling game after the outcome was known", the report said. A source told TMZ that Oakley tried to remove a $100 chip from a wager before being confronted.

Oakley was taken into custody and charged with committing or attempting to commit a fraudulent act in a gaming establishment.

Oakley was arrested by Nevada Gaming Control Board Enforcement Agents at the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas.

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Former NBA star Charles Oakley has found himself in trouble again, in a place where he's found plenty of trouble in the past. If convicted, he faces one to six years in prison.

Oakley's Las Vegas arrest comes after a high-profile spat with the Knicks past year following his forcible ejection from Madison Square Garden during a game in February.

A source close to Oakley tells us, "This is an insignificant matter that will be quickly resolved".

It was not clear what game Oakley was playing at the time.

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Oakley was arrested on three counts of assault for his fight with the security guards and another for criminal trespassing.

The 19-year NBA veteran now is serving as head coach of the Killer 3s in the Big3 summer basketball league.

Last year, he was escorted from his seats at Madison Square Garden and arrested after an altercation near team owner James Dolan. Oakley has fought the charges.

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