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Casino Lures Whales

With Booze and Sex!

8/7/2008 7:40 PM PDT BY TMZ STAFF

"Girls Gone Wild" pimpresario Joe Francis has filed a doozy of a counterclaim to the Wynn's lawsuit alleging he owes $2 mil in gambling debts. He alleges, among other things, that as a practice the Wynn Hotel lures high rollers to gamble in the casino using "alcohol, prostitutes and illegal drugs." Isn't that what Vegas is all about ?!?


In his counterclaim, filed late yesterday in Clark County Superior Court, Francis says the Wynn casino and VIP host Larry Altschul made promises to Joe -- a high roller -- to "induce [him] to stay and gamble at the Wynn Casino." He claims that the Wynn used diversions and created phony markers to obtain money by "false pretenses." Francis also alleges the Wynn "intentionally miscalculates markers and forges the high rollers' signatures in order to change a high rollers' win to a loss."

Francis' powerhouse lawyer David Houston tells us this is only the beginning. He says they're going to seek out all of the Wynn's high rollers to see if they were treated as badly as he says Francis was.

The Wynn Casino tells us "The claims made in the counter suit by Joe Francis are not only false but scurrilous beyond imagination. Mr. Francis obviously felt secure making such defamatory statements under the protection of a judicial pleading. However, he has recently made other false and defamatory public statements. We not only intend to press the proper charges for collection of his gambling debts, but we will also pursue Mr. Francis for damages resulting from those incredibly damaging and libelous statements. Each and every statement made by Mr. Francis is an outrageous falsehood and he will be held accountable for those statements."

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Kelli    

WTF EVER! I will never have sympathy for him not getting "GOOD CUSTOMER SERVICE?" My 5 yrear old on the other hand has an "inner ear infection" which we got ear drops and antibiotics for today. Go AWAY JOE!

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wa wa waa    

Joe- Today Las Vegas- Tommorrow the World..lol

2164 days ago
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giggleygoo    

wynn is a homo and his hotel is filthy

2164 days ago
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Joe Mama    

WOOOOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! GET EM JOE!!!!!

2164 days ago
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giggleygoo    

get him joe!!! we all know the kind of crap that goes on in those place but i'm pretty sure they'd rather not have it out there in the open...maybe you should have thought of that before playing with a pitbull mr. wynn

2164 days ago
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Smashex    

Vegas Lured him with Prostitutes? Is he sure that they just weren't asking him for some of his?

What a moron. Vegas is Vegas, and hosts will not risk their jobs (doing things that are illegal) just to screw that moron.
BTW.. when you sign a marker, they give you a reciept with your signature. All numbers will match or it's not something that can be turned over to the bank for payment. If there's the chance of it being different then what was signed, Banks will NOT pay it.

So he's just pissy that he finally is going to get nailed by the hotel since his dates in jail aren't around to "Baby" him anymore.

2164 days ago
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yadaYadayada    

Joe's upset because he picked up the soap way too many times while in jail and is now trying to take it out on Wynn.

2164 days ago
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Terry H    

Joe is a little boy caught up in the world of men and soon will have his ass handed to him and a few million $$$ out of his pocket

2164 days ago
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Black Power    

Las Vegas was built on drugs, prostitutes, murder and other sordid illegal activities. There is nothing new here. For Joe to be saying it like nobody knew that already is just silly. He better be careful. There's a six foot deep hole in the desert with his name on it.

Clint of the mountain

2164 days ago
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val    

Joe Francis takes girls and makes them prostitutes .. he just doesn't want to pay his debt .. simple as that. FREAK JOE IS GOING TO BE A DEAD MAN ONE DAY IN THE TRAFFIC FOR WHICH HE STRIVES TO PLAY AND HE WON'T BE MISSED

2164 days ago
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jeezlouise    

Because Joe is so credible.....

2164 days ago
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Right    

Joe Francis is a disgusting excuse for a human being. His sleazy commercials flood late night television, it really pisses me off that I can expect to see fresh out of high school white girls making out and touching themselves on every other channel I turn to. He's a smut peddler and deserves to get reemed whenever possible.

2164 days ago
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John the head    

Joe is right about casinos giving the big whales whatever they want, it includes hookers, drugs, alcohol, or anything they want. Usually casinos don't screw up or mess with markers. Joe, pay up your bill! Good luck on those whales going on your side!

2164 days ago
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M    

So Joe admits he lures girls to show their tata's by offering them a hat or t-shirt. Some people don't have a hat, or tshirt and that's a big deal for them. Just like high roller comps in vegas were a big deal for him. But he f'in choked cuz he's a better dcik sucker than poker player, and now he's gotta pay up.

i'm off to vega$ tomorrow btw. and hell ya i'm partaking in all of the above mentioned sins :)

2164 days ago
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M    

HARVEY-- CAN WE GET A "WHO WOULD YOU RATHER" ON THESE TWO OVERCOMPENSATING TINY PENISES? BE SURE TO INCLUDE A "NEITHER" OPTION.

THANKS IN ADVANCE

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