Nick Leeson: Rogue Poker Pro!

The great thing about poker is that you can be about as sleazy as Charles Manson and somehow the sport will still embrace you. Nick “Rogue Trader” Leeson is now a celebrity poker pro! This is a guy who lost over a billion dollars in an error account (he wasn’t even supposed to be trading!), covered it up, and somehow still doesn’t consider himself to be a criminal because he didn’t profit from his crimes. Yes, Nick was even more incompetant than he was corrupt.

Here’s a great quote from his celebpoker profile.

“This is a man that lost as much as €100m in one day!!! How could one trader bring down the banking empire that had funded the Napoleonic Wars? Seems like an easy touch, or is he?”

What a guy, what a sport!

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