Game Store In Ontario Robbed Of More Than $200K In Merchandise

The Round Table Board Game Café robbed of MTG cards, electronics, and more

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A local game store in Guelph, Ontario was robbed this past weekend with thieves getting away with more than $200,000 in products, including the owner’s personal Magic: The Gathering collection worth around $15,000.

CTV News reported on the break-in at The Round Table Board Game Café in Guelph, which is about a 100 kilometers west of downtown Toronto, in what is becoming a common trend as prices of collectible TCGs continue to rise.

Video surveillance showed two males forcing their way into the store at around 3:45 AM on Saturday, according to police. The thieves cleared out the display case of MTG cards, swiped the owner’s collection, stole electronics, and even made off with a rare bottle of scotch worth $3,000.

The store is planning to throw a party this weekend to bring in players in hopes to recover some of the losses. The owner said he is hoping the cards get returned.