Casinos are one of the most popular getaways for tourists and gamblers alike. Whether you’re looking for a getaway or just hoping to win big, casinos offer gambling opportunities that you cannot find anywhere else. However, not everyone can walk out of a casino with more money than they walked in with—some people leave empty-handed while others walk out richer than ever before!
In this article, we’ll take a look at some of the biggest wins in casino history.
Many people believe that you can win when playing games at casinos, and it is commonly thought that if you play long enough, you will lose everything. This is a myth that casinos are rigged and meant to let you win a little and lose a lot.
These gambling myths and theories are not exactly correct. These are some of the largest casino wins in history.
Charles Wells at the Monte Carlo Casino Roulette Win Charles Wells is a famous roulette player who won the largest single bet ever to be made in a casino. He risked £13,500 on black at roulette and won!
Charles Wells won over $190 million back home with him but returned to Monte Carlo for another go. This time he lost the vast majority of what he had just won by betting on red instead of black – this would have been around €140 million ($193m).
John Whitehead’s Royale Grand Casino Gaming Center Win The second-largest cash prize awarded from gambling went to John Whitehead, an American financier who played baccarat against billionaire James Goldsmith and some other businessmen during a private game in London in 1994. Mr. Whitehead won a whopping $15 million, which was the equivalent of £12.25m at the time.
Mike Ashley at the Fifty London Casino Roulette Win Mike Ashley is a billionaire from England who owns the Sports Direct retail chain and Newcastle United football club. He won £13.25 million at roulette in The Fifty London Casino, a casino he owns!
Paul Chute: The World’s Largest Slot Win – A Megabucks Jackpot A Canadian man named Paul Chute had been playing slots for about 20 minutes when he decided to change his strategy because all of his favorite symbols were coming up on the screen but no jackpots. Little did he know that this would be one of the most pivotal decisions in gambling history as it yielded him $27m (£18m) over six seconds flat from just betting five dollars per spin-off worth two credits each!
Beverly Whitten – The Mountaineer Casino Resort Slot Machine Win Beverly Whitten was a 60-year old grandmother from West Virginia when she discovered the Mountaineer Casino Resort. She made a modest bet of $20 and used her lucky numbers, ’14’ for roulette. Her strategy worked, and after betting on another 20 games, it was time to cash out, at which point Beverly walked away with $485,640!
Bobby Baldwin – The World’s Largest Poker Prize Ever Won In poker, there are few more accomplished players than Bobby Baldwin, ranked eighth by Forbes Magazine in their list of “Poker Players Who Have Earned More Than $25 Million In Live Tournaments.” This ranking might be lower if not for his biggest ever win: A staggering sum of €11 million (approximately US$13m).
Amy Nishimura at the Fremont Las Vegas Slot Machine Win Amy Nishimura is a native Hawaiian who was in Las Vegas with her husband and friends. Her lucky numbers, ’13’, came upon a slot machine, at which point Amy Nishimura cashed out $21 million!
The Loose Cannons Casino Win In 2011 two men from Kansas City took James Bond to his limit when they won €14.25 million ($16m) playing roulette (and by playing as many spots of the table as possible). They had gone over their budget for gambling money but felt it was worth the risk-taking to win such a large sum of cash!