Ever heard of casino robberies, winning, and losses that appear unbelievable? Here are 10 stories that really happened in casinos and gambling platforms.
Every once in a while, people strike it big while yet others lose their fortune betting. It's true to say that gambling can change a person's life.
The following ten stories are some of the craziest in the world of gambling.
An online gambler walked away with a massive fortune after beating Fomo3D, the popular Ethereum game. He managed to secure himself a whopping $3 million. He overcame the hard feat of online gambling. It was an outstanding effort that helped him outsmart both human and bot players.
Michael Jordan's gambling behavior caused the NBA to retire him. He bet on everything, even luggage loading at airports, and once lost $300,000 betting on golf.
Gregory Bolusan, a Las Vegas pastor, armed with a gun and a backpack stole $29,000 and $30,000 before getting arrested.
Kerry Johnson robbed a bank in 2016 in West Virginia during his gambling break. He was caught due to video footage, which showed him leaving the gambling area before the robbery.
Jake Cody, a top UK poker player, bet his poker championship winnings, close to $59,992, and won, doubling his money.
Kevin Maselli took the advice of his girlfriend and gambled $0.14 on a 1000-to-1 odds bet on NCAA games. He really could not believe it when he found out that he'd won $1,345.78. He intends to buy a proposal ring for his girlfriend with the money.
Betting $5 on the Three Card Poker “6 Card Bonus Bet”, Harold McDowell could not believe his luck. He hit the six-card Royal Straight Flush of Diamonds to win $1,000,000. His wife had also just been declared cancer-free the previous day.
A gambling addict admitted to having lost $155,270 in an online roulette game within 26 minutes.
An Australian man lost $400,000 gambling within one day, in what he termed as bad decisions due to a medical reaction to his painkillers.
These are just a few of the top stories in the world. Most are shocking, while others are fascinating. However, it's good to find a proper perspective to view the stories. They offer a lot of guidance on what to do and not to do when it comes to gambling.