What are the top 10 most unbelievable gambling comeback stories?

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1. Archie Karas: Known as one of the greatest gamblers in history, Karas turned $50 into $40 million over a period of three years before losing it all, only to make several successful comebacks.

2. Terry Ramsden: A former financier, Ramsden turned £50 into £150 million by betting on horses in the 1980s before suffering major losses and eventually coming back with smaller successes later in life.

3. Patricia DeMauro: In 2009, DeMauro set the record for the longest craps roll in history, lasting 4 hours and 18 minutes, winning an undisclosed amount of money after only her second time playing craps.

4. Don Johnson: The professional gambler managed to win over $15 million at Atlantic City casinos in a span of just six months by exploiting favorable blackjack rules and negotiating special conditions with the casinos.

5. Mike Ashley: A billionaire businessman and owner of the Newcastle United football club, Ashley won £1.3 million in a single roulette spin at a London casino.

6. Elmer Sherwin: Despite the odds of 1 in 50 million, Sherwin won the Megabucks slot machine jackpot in Las Vegas not just once but twice. His first win in 1989 awarded him $4.6 million, and his second win in 2005 scored him $21.1 million.

7. Phil Ivey: Considered one of the greatest poker players, Ivey has had numerous comeback stories, such as winning over $11 million in a single night at a baccarat table and turning a $500,000 debt into millions in winnings.

8. Kerry Packer: The Australian billionaire had various notable comebacks, including winning $20 million in a single blackjack session in Las Vegas and reportedly losing $27 million in a weekend and then later winning it back.

9. Ashley Revell: In a high-stakes gamble, Revell sold all his possessions, including his house, clothes, and even his underpants, to bet everything on a single spin of the roulette wheel. Fortunately for him, the spin landed on red, doubling his $135,300 bet.

10. Vanessa Selbst: A highly successful professional poker player, Selbst faced a significant downswing in 2018 and announced her retirement. However, she later made a comeback, winning multiple high-stakes tournaments and proving her skills once again.

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