Sharks' Evander Kane sued by Las Vegas casino for $500K US in gambling credits
The Cosmopolitan also seeking repayment of legal fees from NHL player
A Las Vegas casino is looking for payback, literally, from Evander Kane nearly seven months after the forward and his San Jose Sharks teammates eliminated Vegas in a first-round Stanley Cup playoff series.
According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, the Cosmopolitan casino on Monday filed a lawsuit in Clark County District Court for $500,000 US, claiming the 28-year-old Vancouver native failed to pay back gambling markers when the Sharks were in town in late April.
The lawsuit alleges Kane withdrew eight markers between $20,000 and $100,000 US around April 15, or in between Games 3 and 4 of the opening-round playoff series in Las Vegas.
The allegations have not been proven in court.
Kane, in the second year of a seven-year, $49 million contract, lost around $112,000 in salary this season after he was suspended three games for abusing an official during a pre-season game.
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