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Fouad Al-Zayat

Fouad Al-Zayat is a Syrian born billionaire who lives in Cyprus and has gambled huge sums in Mayfair, London.

Also known fondly as "The Fat Man" in casino circles, this tycoon has blown than $45,000,000 in over a decade at the tables. Among his assets is a jumbo jet and Rolls-Royce, so it is safe to assume that he has a bit of spare change.

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He recently won a case against Aspinalls on a £2,000,000 gambling debt. Bizarrely the casino, based in Mayfair, London, continued to accept bets from him as they were taking him to court- such is the value of this "casino whale" or mega high roller. But then i guess even Aspinalls has its limits as to what it can write off.

He is believed to played at another casino: The Ritz over 150 times over 3 years (pretty impressive seeing as there are only 365 days in a year) and lost more than £10million in the process. The competitor casino Aspinalls saw him 600 times, where he purchased over £91m worth of chips.

Is Fouad Al-Zayat a high roller? Er, yes, just slightly.

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