By Norman Leigh
In the summertime of 1966, Norman Leigh took a staff to the on line casino Municipale in great with the specific purpose of systematically successful huge sums of cash at roulette. weeks later, his staff was once banned from each on line casino in France—not simply because they'd cheated or behaved badly, yet simply because they'd won—methodically and continuously. 13 opposed to the financial institution is a wry and specified account of a real occasion that every one specialist opinion deemed most unlikely: beating the financial institution at roulette. It unearths how Leigh assembled and bankrolled his group of 13, instilling in them the self-discipline and stamina to deliver off this coup after which practice it utilizing a approach often called the opposite Labouchere having a bet development. An all-time on line casino playing vintage.
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Leigh, put out that cigarette,’ snapped a snotty young underling to my father as we stood before his desk. I would have reacted, but my father frowned at me to keep quiet. This pipsqueak then demanded to know why we had no money. ‘We lost it,’ I said, knowing that any mention of the casino would be a mistake. ’ he asked contemptuously. ‘We can’t ﬁnd it,’ I replied. ’ Grudgingly it was decided we were entitled to help. They took our passports as security and gave us temporary travel documents and distress warrants for the rail fare, a matter of fourteen pounds each.
Yes. I had to explain why I was leaving. ’ ‘But they didn’t know I was under suspicion,’ I said angrily. ‘You know as well as I do that when a man is dragged through the courts and then told he is innocent his reputation is never really restored. ’ ‘No, I didn’t expect you could. Well, perhaps you will allow me to comment that you don’t emerge very creditably, Inspector. Now, perhaps the less we say to each other, the better. ’ When I joined the team for lunch that day the atmosphere was notably tense.
I was thirty-six. We met at a party in South Kensington in May, 1965. ’ We talked for an hour. She telephoned me next morning, and we saw each other several times in the next few days. A couple of weeks later we were strolling by the picturesque church in The Boltons off Old Brompton Road. I hadn’t planned such a drastic step, but on the spur of the moment, the sun shining, a warm breeze on our faces, I asked her to marry me. I can only ascribe her acceptance to the romantic stimuli of the day’s climate, for I was no great catch.
Thirteen Against the Bank: The True Story of How a Roulette Team Broke the Bank with an Unbeatable System by Norman Leigh