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Jho Low was an US$87 million Vegas "whale" at late-night baccarat table

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Bloomberg3/18/2022 09:32 AM GMT+08  • 3 min read
Jho Low was an US$87 million Vegas "whale" at late-night baccarat table
"He was extremely extravagant; he had requests that were parallel to none."
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Jho Low was a big man in Vegas. He sported gold lame suits, travelled with an entourage and lost tens of millions of dollars, a New York jury was told.

In a single 90-minute stint playing baccarat, his game of choice, the Malaysian financier lost US$1.75 million, Kirk Godby, a marketing executive at the Venetian in Las Vegas, testified.

All told, Low wagered almost US$87 million at the Venetian and lost about US$26 million, Godby estimated.

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