Three bouncers at Melbourne's Crown casino have avoided jail but been fined for their part in the assault of two patrons in 2011.

Olivia Ferguson and Matthew Anderson were restrained by bouncers at the casino after Ms Ferguson took offence to a comment and slapped security supervisor Quoc Tran.

The trial heard the couple were violently thrown to the floor of the casino after their friend, Anthony Dunning, 40, was asked to leave for being drunk.

Dunning was later held in what the casino refers to as "the shut-down" position and died four days later in hospital.

In court today, Justice Lex Lasry said the force Tran used to throw Ms Ferguson on the ground was "an extraordinary reaction to a slap".

He said Ms Ferguson never posed a threat to Tran given he was surrounded by at least six other bouncers.

The judge also accepted Tran inflicted pain on Ms Ferguson when he held her in a wrist lock.

Justice Lasry convicted Tran on the offences of assault, intentionally causing injury and false imprisonment and fined him $8,000.

Another bouncer, Jacques Fucile, 31, also received a conviction for the offences of false imprisonment and intentionally causing injury to Mr Anderson who had his nose broken and elbow injured when he too was forced to the floor.

Fucile was fined $6,000.

The third bouncer, Nicholas Levchenko, was fined $2,000 and no conviction was recorded.

The judge's decision to impose convictions on Tran and Fucile mean they will lose their security licences for 10 years.

Levchenko will not be able to work as a bouncer for five years.

Last year three other bouncers were cleared over the death of Mr Dunning.


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