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County Commission Honors Honest Cab Driver
County Commission Honors Honest Cab Driver

The Las Vegas cab driver who made headlines after a big discovery in his back seat, was honored Tuesday.

In December, Gerardo Gamboa discovered a bag left in his car and opened it. It contained $300,000 in cash. The bag belonged to a professional poker player who accidentally left it behind, who Gamboa had just picked up from the Bellagio. 

Tuesday, the Clark County Commission honored Gamboa for his honesty with a proclamation. He says he has received a lot of attention since the incident.

"A lot of people, if they find out I'm the driver they asking for pictures of me. They say, 'can I take a picture of you?' I say, 'sure why not? Yeah.' Some people they just open something and say, 'ooh! Do you know the guy who found the money?' And I say, 'you know what folks, I was the guy who found the money.' Gamboa said.

The poker player chose to remain anonymous, but he did give Gamboa a $10,000 reward.

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