Charismatic Palms Casino Resort Owner George Maloof Jr.
, whos family also owns the NBA’s Sacramento California Kings, was arrested for DUI after being pulled over by the drunk driving police late Saturday night.
George Maloof Jr. was driving home with his assistant from a friend’s wedding at The Mirage hotel-casino says: “I just didn’t think I needed her to drive — I should have had (my assistant) drive — because I didn’t drink that much,” He maintained he’s “nowhere near intoxicated”.
Maloof consumed 4 beers and his BAC estimate 086%.
Maloof was speeding 21 to 30 mph over the limit, made an illegal left turn and was driving without a valid license or proof of insurance, attorneys report.
Unlike San Diego county, no DUI bail was needed, lawyers are told.