Top Gamblers of all times (part 2)

John Aspinall

He was a student at Oxford and was in the Marines when starting gambling. Aspinall loved it so much that he missed his finals to attend the races at Ascot and gamble the entire semester’s grant at short odds. The man started to win since 1956, the cash he earned allow him to create  a private collection that included leopards, rhinos, bongo antelopes and Kowalski’s horses and to buy a dilapidated house near Canterbury which had over nine acres of parkland and gardens that was to become his 1st zoo. He was also revered because of his advocacy and love for animals.

Archie Karas

The Greek-American gambler was a legend and is considered one of the most respected and famous gamblers in the world although he has amassed a lot of wealth and lost millions of dollars continually. One of his most incredible gains was turning forty million dollars from fifty dollars in a streak between 1992 and 1995 which is also one of the most incredible streaks that have ever been recorded. 

Titanic Thompson

Titanic Thompson was also known by the name Alvin Clarence Thomas and more of a hustler than a gambler due to his manners of strucking bets that he hoped to win. Thompson was a highly skilled card player but he also win different types of proposition bets and he never cheat to win. The man passed on in 1974 at the age of 81, he is one the most famous gamblers of all time.

There are many famous gamblers who are known due to various reasons. Some were losers, some were quite successful, some gained their fame due to their cheating habits while some are known hustlers. Whatever the reason, these famous gamblers are both professional who have made into history without having to leave their cosy couch.

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Top Gamblers of all Times (part 1)

Gambling is a popular sport that attract many players than ever before. Many players gamble as a way to make money as well as entertaining. In this article, we will introduce to you some legendary gamblers who have made their name for gambling successfully.

1. Gonzalo Garcia-Pelayo

He used to be a director and producer, but then growing an interest for Roulette. He is also the first man to develop the famous Roulette Strategy in which gamblers can manipulate Roulette through small errors caused by bias wheels. The bias wheel allow creation of numbers with one defective wheel that may be off level and make rotation result in the choice of certain numbers all the time so that players can win money.

Gonzalo recorded the results of a specific wheel and analysed the results of over 1000 spins to gain knowledge to bet on specific numbers. Thanks to this analysis, he won consecutively in numerous casino before going to Las Vegas. By the time, casinos got to know about his methods, he has won over USD 1.5 million. One of the casinos even tried to sue him but unsuccessful as the court concluded it was not a scam, but pure analysis. The man is expected to bring this strategy to online casino games.

2. Nick Dandolos

Nick the Greek was born in Greece in 1883 and is one of the world’s most famous gamblers off all time. He was sent to the US as a young man and his first gambling was on horse racing which was a big success that got him large sums of money. Although he hadn’t got much luck card and dice at the time, he soon understood how they worked and continued with poker. Throughout his life, Nick Dandolos won and lost continuously, and went from rags to riches constantly too.

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