Fascinating Gambling Stories

Being A Millionaire In Vegas

Jessica Agbunag was in Las Vegas with her boyfriend and family in 2008 to reminisce about their grandmother. Her grandmother was a frequent visitor to Las Vegas who loved slot machines. So she decided to give it a try without hope of winning as it’s for fun. She was shocked when at first, the Wheel of Fortune machines were good to Agbunag. In addition, she won a few smaller amounts that week at the same casino. But one day, she just put $16 into a Mega-Jackpot machine from the California Hotel and Casino and it hit the big prize; she won $2.4 million on her very first trip to Las Vegas. Making her a millionaire even though she just went to Las Vegas for the first time.

1 in 1.56 Trillion Chance Of Winning Streak

On May 23 Patricia Demauro, a New Jersey grandmother, went gambling at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa. Guess what she did? She rolled a pair of dice 154 times continuously at a craps table without throwing a seven. This is insanely rare because it has a 1 in 1.60 trillion chance to occur. Demauro’s 154-roll winning rampage went for about four hours and 18 minutes, breaking the world records for the longest craps roll and the most successive dice rolls without losing. Demauro does not reveal how much that she actually won, but experts concluded that her grand total will be about thousands or even millions. Demauro spent the rest of their holiday weekend in Atlantic City, and even visited the same craps table four nights later but did not play and only acted as a spectator.

Gambling Everything And Won!

Live dealer online casinos were in their infancy in 2004. There are not a lot of options as there are these days. Instead, people had to travel to land-based casinos to place their bets. A Dutch born professional gambler Ashley William infamously played all-or-nothing roulette. He sold everything including his attire, and gambled $140,000 on a one time spin of a roulette wheel in the Pizza Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. William placed his bet on red and won, doubling his money to $270,600. Everybody Was eager for new bets from him, but he just gave $300 tip to a dealer and simply left the casino.