Who Is Ashley Revell?
If you've ever wondered how lucky you can truly be - Ashley Revell will tell you that you might just be as lucky as he was! While no one would ever recommend doing what Ashley Revell actually did, he did manage to prove that sometimes high rollers hit it big! In 2004, Ashley Revell sold everything that he had to place all of his money on one single roulette spin. As high rollers go, Ashley Revell definitely proved himself at the front of the pack of high rollers!
High Rollers Watch Out
What, you might ask, does it mean that Ashley Revell sold everything and placed it all on the high rollers gamble with roulette? Well, living in Kent, England, he sold literally everything that he owned except for one pair of pants and one pair of underwear! He then bought himself an airplane ticket to Las Vegas and became an amazing high rollers story. He went to the Plaza Hotel and Casino in his borrowed blazer, and turned over his $135,300 fortune for chips. Ashley Revell proved himself as a high rollers extraordinaire when he placed all of his chips on Red and waited for the spin!
Ashley Revell Wins
The roulette win spun and everyone waited to see if he's make it into the high rollers category - or become broke! The ball landed on Red 7, and in one spin Ashley Revell had $270,600. He was encouraged, as one would expect, to try to double his money again. Being smart, suddenly, he politely thanked them and walked away from the high rollers table! He is certainly one of the major players in the roulette history books as one of the high rollers who really hit it big. After winning, Ashley Revell declared that he couldn't believe what amazing luck he had. He said that he was heading out to buy himself some clothes!
Words from the Father of Ashley Revell
To top off the entertainment, the father of Ashley Revell had to get a word in as well. When responding to what his high rollers son did, he said, "He shouldn't have done it. He's a naughty boy." Of course, nearly everyone in Britain had watched the amazing feat, as Ashley Revell had his bet televised on Britain's Sky one television! Their reality series "Double or Nothing" caught Ashley Revell in action and recorded his high rollers feat.
Words from Ashley Revell
After winning, Ashley Revell was interviewed by CNN, as well as by many other places, of course. He said in his interview that he really gave some thought to how to place his bet. He was, at first, drawn to the black bet. As the croupier was spinning the ball, however, he remembered that the viewers of the British television show had voted for him to place the bet on red. Being the loyal guy that he was, Ashley Revell decided to go with their decision. And it certainly paid off! He also mentioned that, understandably, his father wanted him to get a job like normal people do and not join the high rollers who throw their money away! Even Ashley Revell realized, after placing the bet, that it was a crazy thing to do. He said that he would never do something of that sort again.
Topping It Off with Ashley Revell
Finally, the icing on the cake was that Ashley Revell actually changed his name as part of this stunt! Blue Square, a UK online bookmaker donated some money towards Ashley Revell and his high rollers plan. This donation was in exchange for Ashley to change his name so that his middle name would be "Blue Square!" It just doesn't get much better than this. So, Ashley Revell can say that his official name now is Ashley Blue Square Revell. What has he done since enjoying his high rollers experience? He's used his winnings to set up a poker site called Poker United. And that is the honest, although unbelievable, truth about Ashley Revell.