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12-04-04, 10:29
LAS VEGAS (Reuters) - A British man who sold all his possessions, including his clothes, stood in a rented tuxedo 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 (74,000 pounds) 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.

"It all happened so quickly, it was spinning before I knew it," Revell said, adding he did not intend to try to double it again. He gave a $600 tip to the croupier and plans to party -- and buy some clothes.

Full story (http://uk.news.yahoo.com/040411/325/eqt5x.html)

the croft woman!
12-04-04, 10:41
He's mad! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/yikes.gif
What would he have done if he had lost!?! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/mischievous.gif

ELEN
12-04-04, 10:47
What a risk!! He was very lucky!! :eek:

Cato
12-04-04, 16:27
Good ol' Ashley! I knew he could do it! http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/grouphug.gif

TopCat.TopBeing
12-04-04, 16:45
crazy people http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/c-3.gif

NatEcho
12-04-04, 18:35
Let that be a lesson, kids! Gamling is evil, no matter how you look at it. :cool:

Henhead
12-04-04, 18:48
I think it was a fix, landing on lucky red seven http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif

Titanium
12-04-04, 20:04
Originally posted by Henhead:
I think it was a fix, landing on lucky red seven http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/privateeye.gif It wasnt a fix... it was all checked and everything was perfectly normal http://www.tombraiderforums.com/images/smilies/smile.gif

Im glad ashley won :D

Draco
12-04-04, 21:00
Very nice, he woulda got a lot more if he had put it all on Red 7...