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The List of Well-Known Roulette Bettors

He was a British engineer who hired 6 people in 1873 in order to determine the winning numbers of roulette wheels in Monte Carlo casinos. He had a chance to win $ 325 000 or something with the help of such "teamwork"..
1891. Charles Wells breaks the bank each time when he comes to play roulette during several days. Casinos stop playing roulette after Mr. Wells visits them because of money absence. Is it absurd? No, he just was the man who broke the bank at Monte Carlo.
The character of Casablanca had a roulette wheel at his café where a croupier could land it on 22 always. So, Rick knows that and helps one visitor to put his last 3 chips on 22; the man wins and Rick asks him to bet all his money on 22 again.
This bet was really crazy: Ashley Revell has sold everything he had, including his house and even clothes, and came to a casino to bet all his money on one number. He makes a color bet on red and the ball lands on red 7! He has won $270 000.
He is a famous magician who wanted to prove it was possible to predict the number ball will land at if using the law of physics: the main thing is to spin the wheel with a right speed. He put 5000 pounds on number 8 and… almost! The ball had landed on one number out.
The main character of Run, Lola, Run movie buys one 100-mark roulette chip for all her money and make a bet on 20 and wins! After that she bets all won money on 20 again and wins! The total winning of his lady was 129 600 marks!
This Spaniard used a special computer device to determine what number of roulette wheel was the most often one to hit. He had been able to win millions of dollars for several years though was caught and taken to the court.
The students of the University of California Santa Cruz which created a computer to increase their chances to win at roulette casino game. They tried to use it and won $10 000 before their device short-circuited. So, their career had ended in such a way.
These two men are world-famous scientists today; in 1955 when they were the students of MIT, they created a device which could predict the winning numbers of roulette wheel. No records are found concerning how much they won.
The character of The Sting movie, Johnny Hooker, takes his share of money and bet everything on one number of the roulette wheel. The result is the complete loss to a rigged roulette wheel.

Drag'n'drop chips on table

  • Jagger
  • Wells
  • "Rick"
  • Revell
  • Brown
  • "Lola"
  • Garcia-Pelayo
  • The Eudamons
  • Thorp & Shannon
  • “Johnny Hooker”


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