These are some of the most famous roulette bets that actually happened and earned much publicity thanks to the amount of the win.
- Year 1873 - Joseph Jaggers was the first one to make a biased wheel attack. His team included 6 English clerks that watched the wheels at a Monte Carlo casino and found one was biased. The attack they did brought them $325,000 which was then a fortune.
- Summer - 1891, Charles Wells broke the bank of every casino table he played for several days. He was a part-time swindler and petty crook. There were even songs about him that were named "The Man That Broke the Bank at Monte Carlo." (Note: to break the bank means to win all the money at the table so that a black felt will cover the table till the bank is replenished).
- Year - 2004, Ashley Revell is famous for selling all his possessions and bringing US$135,300 to the Plaza Hotel in Las Vegas. He put it all on "Red" and the ball landed on Red 7. The winner walked away with $270,600.
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