Macau authorities are tracking down almost HK$48 million worth of cash chips stolen from a casino earlier this week, following the arrest of a debt-ridden croupier and his elderly relative in connection with the crime.
Four Wynn Macau chips were among banknotes and other items seized from the two suspects and shown to journalists at a Macau police briefing on Friday.
The robbery one of the largest in the worlds biggest gambling hub took place at about 7am on Tuesday.
The 49-year-old croupier, surnamed Lei, was on duty with a female colleague inside the VIP gambling lounge, with no other staff or customers present, police said.
He shouted at his female colleague instructing her not to make any noise and ordering her lie …