Another Super Wealthy Gambling Addict Blows Through Fortune: Report

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The Sydney Morning Herald reported that an obscenely wealthy gambling addict lost nearly $1.5 billion over 14 months at the Crown Casino in Melbourne and is now trying to recoup ...

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How sad -- if only that money could have gone to something good.
 

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The way I read it he bet $1.5B not lost that amount. Even if I understood it right his losses still had to be in the $100's of Millions. Yikes! :eek:
 

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Well, it should be a cautionary tale for all of us I suppose. It can happen to anyone who loses control of what they are doing. Of course, not all of us will have that much money to risk. However, we can still hurt ourselves and those around us if we are not careful.
 

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Pure insanity.

He could have fought world hunger or aids with that kind of money...

It´s a mad world.
 
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