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Last Updated: Monday, 22 March, 2004, 15:10 GMT
Arrests follow 1m roulette win
Roulette wheel
The three people won the money on the roulette wheel
Three people have been arrested after winning more than 1m at an exclusive central London casino.

Two men and a woman won the money playing roulette at the Ritz Casino club in Piccadilly on 16 March.

Police were called after the casino reviewed security video footage - they have confiscated the winnings and the suspects' mobile phones.

Two Serbian men, aged 38 and 33, and a Hungarian woman aged 32 have been released on bail until 30 March.

The casino is a high-profile venue in the former ballroom of The Ritz Hotel.

It opened as a casino in 1978, and is an exclusive, privately-owned members-only club. A spokesman said they had no comment to make about the arrests.

A Scotland Yard spokesman added: "Three people have been arrested on suspicion of obtaining money by deception through gambling.

"A significant amount of cash was seized and inquiries continue."

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