Although roulette is more of a game of chance than skill, it has its share of celebrities. Numerous wannabe roulette players are inspired by hearing tales of their winnings and are struck by the stories where they got the better of the game against all odds. While most experts and professionals prefer to stick to their own systems, perfected after years of playing, most amateurs are only too pleased to follow in the footsteps of great roulette players and hope that they can beat Lady Luck and wrangle a win every time they play too.
Here is a list of a few great roulette players of all times. Do check out their feat and decide whether it will be easy for you to emulate them.
• Charle Wells
A great player who frequented the casinos of Monte Carlo, playing roulette in all its forms. He made history by winning almost 2 million francs within 48 hours.
• Joseph Jagger
A great gambler of 19th century, Joseph Jagger took his roulette game seriously indeed. In fact, he decided to invest a handsome amount in the game by hiring spectators who hung out in various casinos of Monte Carlo and reported the winning numbers to Jagger. This information came in handy one day when Joseph Jagger walked away with $400,000 thereby clinching his place in the roulette hall of fame for ever.
• Ashley Revell
Roulette players at the ‘Las Vegas Plaza Hotel’ were surprised to find a gentleman named Ashley Revell double his winnings in a matter of minutes. The Englishman placed a huge bet on red after winning $135,000 and doubled it instantly. This 2004 game of roulette was watched with bated breath by numerous other players as well as other spectators at the venue. Every minute of the game was also broadcasted to a distant audience who listened eagerly.