Bellagio heist soured quickly for accused bandit (AP)

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In this photo provided by Matthew Brooks, Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, gambling chips are seen attached to a note written by the motorcylcle bandit who stole $1.5 million in casino chips from the Bellagio Hotel and Casino in December. The note was photographed and emailed to Brooks by a man who called himself the Biker Bandit. Anthony M. Carleo, the bankrupt son of a Las Vegas judge, was arrested this week on allegations that he ran out of the Bellagio hotel-casino with $1.5 million in chips during a gunpoint heist Dec. 14. (AP Photo/Handout, Matthew Brooks)  ** NO SALESAP - The scenes that led to the Bellagio bandit's downfall look less like "Ocean's Eleven" and more like "America's Dumbest Criminals." Bragging about a big gambling score with high school buddies over rounds of shots in Colorado. E-mailing pictures to a total stranger — dated and signed "Biker Bandit" with two $25,000 Bellagio chips.