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8 Gambling Losses That Will Make You Cry

Think you're in a good place financially? Think again. Here are eight hotshots who have lost more money in minutes than you will ever see in your entire life — and for more instances of big risk and big rewards in Vegas, see Money Talks on CNBC Prime.

1. Media tycoon Robert Maxwell lost $2 million in one minute.

2. Archie Karas turned $50 into $40 million, but walked away with nada.

3. Nick "The Greek" Dandolos lost $500 million in his lifetime.

4. Executive Omar Siddiqui lost $8 million in one day, and $167 million in a decade

5. Chinese-Mexican businessman Zhenli Ye Gon lost $84 million at one casino.

6. Businessman Terry Watanabe gambled $127 million down the drain.

7. Businessman Fouad-al-Zayat said goodbye to £500,000 in 15 minutes.

8. But few compare to the one and only Kerry Packer.

Inspired by the epic wins of Steve Stevens on Money Talks

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