The Biggest Casino Wins of all Time
While some of the biggest casino wins have happened after a long time of trying and effort, others were just lucky. There are people who have managed to be millionaires just by playing casino games online. And, this article is going to give you some of the biggest wins in the gambling industry.
Archie Karas – $40 million
This man was born in Austria with an IQ of 160 and had never been on a plane until he flew to Las Vegas for his big win. He then moved on to other forms of gambling before finding poker.
Karas played at several different casinos throughout the years but was most famous for playing at the World Series Of Poker. In 1994, he took home more than $10,000 with a single hand and has also won over $40 million in his career.
John Juanda – $100 Million+
Born into a family that didn’t gamble, John decided to try it out when he was 18. This turned into him winning millions in various sports betting. Later on, he found poker and now plays professionally as well as part-time online.
In 2004, he made history by being one of four players to win back-to-back WSOP bracelets (the first-ever). At the 2007 WSOP Main Event, he finished second behind eventual champion Howard Lederer. His total earnings from tournaments have reached nearly $120 million alone.
Jude Israel – $4.3 billion
Israel became a huge fan of poker while living in New York City, and began playing live tournaments while working for Merrill Lynch. Soon enough, things started to change when he noticed a trend in the way that the top players were doing their best to protect their advantage against each other.
His thought was to play a game that would allow every player to compete against everyone else. That’s how he created Full Tilt Poker. The website allowed users to not only bet on Texas Hold ‘Em games but also put up wagers on professional sports as well. It gave him the idea to create the site, which now