A federal lawsuit has been filed against a former VIP host at Maryland Live Casino who allegedly stole a confidential list of high rollers, in an effort to lure them to the Horseshoe Casino. Helena Wong worked as a host at Maryland Live before taking a job at Horseshoe Casino. On August 20th Wong sent an email to over 1,000 High rolling Maryland Live customers that landed her in some serious legal trouble. Wong was was in violation of company policy and allegedly abused her access as a VIP host at Maryland Live Casino.
Wong had been employed at Maryland Live from January 2014 till July 2014 when she resigned, but not before making off with a confidential list of the casino’s high rollers. The email Wong sent stated “If any of you would like to visit the property or come for a night or two, please contact me ahead of time so that I can set it up for you.” The email was followed up with “PS- please do not repeat or show this email to any of Maryland Live’s personnel. This is a confidential email between us.” According to Maryland Live Wong was a VIP host, which allowed her access to the casinos confidential gambler list.
In a statement to 11 News, a spokeswoman for Maryland Live stated that customers had complained about Wong’s email. Monique Lanos stated: “the former employee knew her actions were wrong and in fact requested, in writing, that her communications be kept secret from Maryland Live Casino.” Maryland Live alleges that Wong’s behavior could have cost the casino at least $75,000. Horseshoe Casino was not mentioned in the suit and had no comment about the case against Wong.