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Man accused of snatching payout tickets at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Joseph Chironno-Gatto, 25, accused in 3 robberies

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – A South Florida man is facing charges after stealing payout tickets from victims at the Hollywood Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, police said.

According to Seminole police, Joseph Chironno-Gatto, 25, robbed three different people in November, December and February.

In each case, the victims were either in the process of cashing a payout ticket or had received money already.

Authorities said Gatto got away with at least $1,110.

Police said surveillance video from the casino helped them identify Gatto.

Gatto faces charges of robbery, robbery by sudden snatching, grand theft and larceny of less than $10,000.

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