|Posted: April 11, 2004, 7:23 pm - IP Logged|
Briton Bets All on Vegas Roulette Spin -- and Wins
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A British man who sold all his possessions, including his clothes, stood in a rented tuxedo on Sunday surrounded by family and friends and bet everything on a single spin of the roulette wheel.
He won't go home empty handed.
Ashley Revell, a 32-year-old Londoner, sold all his possessions in March, took $135,300 to the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas, did some low stakes gambling and then placed everything he had left on "Red."
The wheel was spun, a crowd of supporters including his Mum and Dad from London went wild, the ball bobbled over the slots and landed on Red '7' -- and Revell walked away with $270,600.
full story at Yahoo News
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