Archie Karas | 1992-1994 Wins Over $40 Million in Vegas
Can you imagine anyone driving to Las Vegas in 1992 with $50 in his pocket, then borrowing $10,000 to start playing $200/400 razz and seven-card stud, and in six months, running it up to a $17,000,000 fortune shooting pool, playing poker, and shooting dice? Then, instead of cashing out, he decides to gamble sky-high and runs his bankroll to over $40,000,000, before losing it all back by 1995? Meet the biggest gambler in the world, Archie Karas. You’re about to take a journey down memory lane to the most legendary high-roller story that ever happened in Las Vegas. Be sure ...
Hi Rollerz In History | Nick “The Greek” Dandolos
Nick "The Greek" Dandolos b. April 27 1893 d. 25th December 1966 A man who became almost as legendary as any man in romantic fiction and certainly America's most famous gambler. He was born in Rethymnon, Crete, from which his father sent him to live with a wealthy godfather in Smyrna, Turkey, where attended the English run Baxter school. He was later educated at the Greek Evangelical College there. He spoke English, French, Italian, Spanish, Turkish, Greek and Yiddish as well as being a talented poet. After travels in America he had planned to study at Oxford and graduate to a Donship in Philosophy. Nick ...
Record | Largest Roulette Bet Ever Filmed – $136,000
Watch as Ashley Revell sold everything he owned, traveled to Las Vegas and bet it all on one spin of the Roulette wheel. He bet $136,000 on Red, and this is what happened.
Hi Rollerz In History | Arnold Rothstein
Arnold Rothstein born in 1882 on East 47th Street in Manhattan died November 6th, 1928, New York’s Polyclinic Hospital Known by many names – A. R., Mr. Big, The Fixer, The Big Bankroll, The Man Uptown, and The Brain - Arnold Rothstein seemed more myth than man. He was the inspiration for Meyer Wolfsheim in The Great Gatsby, and Nathan Detroit in Guys and Dolls. He was rumored to be the mastermind of the “Black Sox” scandal, the fixing of the 1919 World Series. Arnold Rothstein was gambling, and Arnold Rothstein was money. He was Mr. Broadway and had his own booth at ...
Video | World Series of Poker 2010 FINAL TABLE
Watch the video as Jonathan Duhamel takes home nearly $9,000,000.00 dollars at the final round of the final table of the World Series of Poker in 2010. The win immediatley but Jonathan on the leaderboard for all time money leaders with such greats as Phil Ivey and Daniel Negreanu. Enjoy!