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Vegas PD: Woman arrested for stealing nearly $1M in items from poker player

Antonio Esfandiari named in police report
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Posted at 12:03 AM, Aug 29, 2020

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — A woman is accused of stealing nearly $1 million in items from a professional poker player in Las Vegas.

Svitlana Silva, 46, was named in a Las Vegas police arrest report involving stolen items from poker player Antonio Esfandiari.

Silva was arrested Aug. 22 on residential burglary and stolen property charges after Esfandiari and his father reported items missing from their home on July 14.

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Police say the items included cash, poker chips, jewelry, and watches.

Silva was arrested at the Aria resort and police say they found poker chips along with large amounts of cash in her purse.

The 46-year-old is scheduled to appear in court next on Oct. 22.