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Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

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Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

This guy lost about $125 Million in one year at Caesars and Rio. The article is pretty interesting. He would sometimes play three $50,000 hands of blackjack at a time.

nydailynews.com/money/2009/12/08/2009-12-08_…

There is also a Wall Street Journal article that is a bit more detailed.

…wsj.com/article/SB125996714714577317.html…

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1. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

Mabey he should be on next seasons "Biggest Loser"!

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or Biggest Boozer :-) But, seriously, I wonder who will prevail.

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3. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

Biggest boozer sounds right. It looks like he's trying to file a lawsuit against the casino's for letting him gamble while he was intoxicated. If he wins and ruins comped drinks for everybody else that would be just about the worst thing that could possibly happen.

Edited: 10 December 2009, 12:45
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Same story?

tripadvisor.com/ShowTopic-g45963-i10-k322640…

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5. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

If his "defense" he is saying the casinos allowed him to gamble while intoxicated, I can just see breathilizers coming and everyone has to be checked to see if they are over the alcohol limit for gambling.

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6. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

it amazes me how extremely different some people's worlds are financially.

for 7 days, for me and the wife....well we're still coming up with a number. but initially we think $4000 total between the two of us for gambling, max. and it would normally be MUCH MUCH lower but this was a great year for us.

it just blows my freaking mind how anyone can lose that much...or have it in the first place.

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7. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

Guess what? We even have these sort of losers in Australia.

This guy gambled AUD$1.5b (1usd = .92c aud so it's still a LOT) and, shock of horrors - he lost!!! So he sues Crown casino in Melbourne and ........ he lost again. The judge ruled against him.

theage.com.au/national/man-sues-crown-for-30…

cheers and happy gambling

Dave

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8. Re: Better hope you dont lose this much in Las Vegas

Intresting article. Wonder if he'll get off, as he's saying he was never in a fit state to gamble...... I must remember to look out for the result.

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