NEW ORLEANS (AP) — A former blackjack dealer at Harrah's Casino and four others are wanted for cheating and swindling more than $32,000 from the business.

Louisiana State Police began investigating in May after Harrah's notified them of possible cheating.

The New Orleans Advocate reports 24-year-old Breana Lewis, of New Orleans, who worked at the casino for about a year, was allegedly seen illegally awarding bets to four patrons who apparently knew her and were at her table. The bets cost Harrah's $32,022.50.

Arrest warrants have been issued for Lewis, 34-year-old Cornelius Wells and 31-year-old Clifford E. Carter, both of New Orleans; 25-year-old Jeffery Sheridan Jr., of Angie and 43-year-old Annette Davis, of Gretna. Each faces two counts of conspiracy to commit cheating and swindling and two counts of cheating and swindling.

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