Poker Pro Van Marcus, Ferrari F430 Stolen and Recovered
Posted on May 14, 2010 by John Trevors for Luckyroom.com
Poker Pro Van Marcus had a terrible experience at the Crown Casino in Melbourne Australia yesterday as his Ferrari F430 was stolen from the casino valet after a valet parking representative handed the keys of the Italian super car to an informal dressed gentleman at around 12:30 am. The Italian super car was recovered several hours later at a local service station 27 km north of Melbourne after it was found abandoned.
The million dollar profile high stakes poker player had mentioned the theft on his profile on popular social network Facebook commenting that he is the holder of the record for first Ferrari stolen down under. Casino officials this is a one of a kind incident and additionally stated that valet representatives had requested proof of identification from the gentleman who picked up the car who seems to have forfeited Van Marcus idendity. The Crown Casino officials said the incident had been captured by CCTV cameras and the recorded material had been handed to local authorities.
Later in the day a 32 year old gentleman was arrested near the Coolaroo service station were the vehicle was found; the suspect was later charged with vehicle theft and will be facing courtroom charges.
The Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex is a land based casino facility and entertainment precinct on the south bank of the Yarra River, in Melbourne, Australia. The Crown’s current casino complex opened in 1997 and it is today one of the the central features of the Southbank area in the central business district and the Crown Promenade fronts onto the waterfront as part of Southbank Promenade. Actress Rachel Griffiths infamously ran through the casino topless on its opening night. It is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week except on Christmas Day, Good Friday and Anzac Day. It was originally founded, owned and run by Lloyd Williams until the Packer takeover by PBL in 1999. Crown Casino is the largest casino in the southern hemisphere, has a license for 350 table games and 2500 poker machines. More information can be found under Crown Casino at Wikipedia.
The Ferrari F430 (shown in image above) is a sports car produced by the Italian automaker Scuderia Ferrari from 2004 to 2009, as a successor to the popular F360 Modena. Its replacement is the Ferrari 458 Italia which is currently in produvtion but on waiting list for potential buyers. The replacement to the F430 was unveiled on 28 July 2009. The F430 follows under its badge similar to most Ferrari’s as it powered by a V8 430 HP hand made engine where the F360 is powered by a V8 360HP hand made engine. Both automobiles are recorded to be able to reach 0-100 km/h in 4 sec.
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