The Richest Gamblers in the World
Even though most people believe that gambling and casino games rely on luck some people are known to be experienced, professional players. Whose careers are a result of gambling? These professional gamblers believe that casino games can be won through the use of experience and knowledge. So one can start as a regular player to become one of the richest gamblers in the world through the improvement of strategy and skill. This article gives you a list of some of the richest gamblers in the world.
Net worth – $100 million per year
Games played – horse racing and Blackjack
At the top of the list, we have Bill Benter. The well known professional gambler went through university studying physics. He diced to use his physics knowledge at Blackjack tables. Benter was banned from most Las Vegas casinos after bringing the house down for 7 years. Besides being the richest gambler he is also popular for being a big donor and philanthropist to political and charity groups.
Net Worth – 1.7bn combined estimate
Games played – Sports Betting and poker
Tony bloom is also known as Anthony owns the largest gambling consultancy syndicate called Starlizard. It is said that the company makes hundreds of millions each year. Bloom began gambling when he was just a child with his pocket money up to his teens. He later decided he wanted to be a professional sports bettor after he was an accountant and a trader.
Net Worth – $800 million
Games played – Baccarat and Blackjack
Edward Thorp is also known as the father of counting cards. He is a maths professor with a doctorate in mathematics and a masters in physics which makes him a natural intellectual when it comes to cards. Edward Thorp wrote a book called “Beat the Dealer: A Winning Strategy for the Game of Twenty One”.