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"Please don't tell my
wife" says Huge Slot Winner
"Please don't tell my wife and don't publish my name." said a very
lucky L.A. man in March, 2003. He was talking to casino officials at
The Excalibur Hotel and Casino, where he had just won 39.7 million
dollars on a Megabucks slot machine.
This huge winner only had to invest a mere $100. to hit his payday.
For the next 25 years, Mr. "X" will receive a staggering 1.5 million per
year. (At twenty five years old, he can pretty much do anything he
Our shy winner came in to see the NCAA
Basketball Tournament, and hit it big. Officials said he was
concerned that his wife, back home, would hear about him "gambling."
Heck, my wife doesn't approve of me gambling either, but just this once, I
think she might forgive.
I have no problem with a person keeping his identity a
secret, especially when it comes to new found riches. Some of the
more famous people who won giant lotteries, etc., have regretted the
publicity, since every Tom, Dick, and Harry comes out of the woodwork to
as for "loans." Many of the smarter "Get Rich Quick" folks have even
consulted with accountants prior to receiving their checks, which makes
perfectly good sense. But that leaves us to consider the obvious:
One can only
guess as to the conversation he must have eventually had with his
"Honey... I have something I have to tell
You know how I promised I
wouldn't gamble in Vegas last week?
No. No, I'm sorry, hun.
don't think I have a gambling problem.
No, I'm not proud of myself.
No, I mean
yes, I won't do it again. I won't need
But, honey... I won some money.
Really, babe. You need to
by Jake Earl ©
2006. Jake is a writer for