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UPDATE: Poker player accused of making terroristic threats allegedly tried to lure child at pool

Kenneth Strauss faces terrorism charge
Posted: 9:43 PM, Aug 29, 2019
Updated: 2019-08-31 10:36:14-04
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UPDATE AUG. 30: According to an arrest report, the poker player accused of threatening to destroy the Venetian was kicked out of another Las Vegas hotel for allegedly trying to lure a child at the pool.

On July 27, police were given a security report from July 24 by Red Rock Resort security detailing an interaction allegedly involving Kenneth Strauss, the arrest report says.

The investigation into those allegations remains ongoing.

Red Rock security also told police that they were notified by a private investigator that Strauss is allegedly harassing and stalking a sports reporter, and that he believes she is his daughter from a relationship when he was 11 years old.

Police say Strauss was arrested on July 27 for tweets he made during the World Series of Poker and his strange behavior during police interviews.

Strauss told police the he was trying to warn his friends about possible danger and insists that he thought he knew the child's parents and gave the boy his room number to give his parents. However, he reportedly attempted to destroy evidence on his phone before turning it over to the police.

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LAS VEGAS (KTNV) -- A man was indicted in court on Thursday, accused of making terroristic threats against a casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

According to court documents, Kenneth Strauss is accused of threatening to destroy the Venetian hotel-casino.

Police also questioned Strauss about certain tweets posted on his social media account while he was in town during the World Series of Poker event at the Rio hotel-casino.

Strauss became internet famous after he pulled down his pants and threw a shoe during this year's WSOP.

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He was eventually arrested on July 27 and is being held on $150,000 bail.

Strauss is scheduled to appear in court on Sept. 5.