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March 07, 2009

A Charmed Run

Desert_inn In June 1950 a young man walked into the Desert Inn in Las Vegas and won 28 straight passes at craps, beating odds of more than 10 million to 1.

Because he picked up his winnings after each throw, he walked away with only $750; if he'd left them on the table he would have made $289,406,976.

He never gave his identity

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I can say with almost certainly that if he had let it ride, it would not have happened the same way. The timing would have been different, people would have noticed when the table started filling with chips they had never seen before, play may have been stopped to check for anomalies,etc..

Posted by: anomdebus at Mar 7, 2009 8:23:38 PM