Robbery And Murder Hits Houston Area Home Game

Masked men take over a private high-stakes poker night.

Two masked gunmen, armed with rifles, infiltrated an invite only Houston area private game this past Thursday night, endng in the shooting death of participating player, 45-year old business man Donald Leonetti.

The high-stakes game was robbed for somewhere between $7,000-$8,000 and, in addition to the tragic death of Leonetti, 56-year old organizer of the game, Charles Olsen was also wounded by a bullet.

According to, there were somewhere between 14-19 people playing in the unmarked office location. Police have not yet ruled out this crime being an “inside job.”

Currently, police do not have any suspects in custody.

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