Super Gambler Loses Big Bucks
Published October 23, 2002 by OCR Editor
George Lu, the super gambler, lost $93 million in Australia last year playing baccarat at the Crown Casino. This info has been reported by the Herald Sun after they completed an investigation of one of the top big time gamblers in the world.
According to the report, Mr. Lu accumulated huge expenses while at the casino. He paid $198 a bowl for shark fin soup, and $2,000 for Grange Hermitage liquor a bottle. He even bumped former President Clinton out of the top suite, making him settle for the second best room at the Crown Tower Suite. Mr. Lu paid $25,000 a night for the accommodation which included a host of private butlers, gold taps, and a full-floor accommodation. He stayed for nine days, however he has not been seen since. It's been reported that Mr. Lu swears he has no intention of coming back to Melbourne.
According to one report, "This guy is a whale, the biggest of the big fish.
He's massive; he's their number one player. Mr. Lu is one of about 100 high-stakes gamblers treasured by the world's leading casinos.