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Ex Ocean Finance owner wins £1.3m on $5k-a-spin slots

  • Former Ocean Finance owner Paul Newey is seen winning in the Ariana Casino
  • His four-time winning streak sees him pocket $1.75million on the slots
  • One one win he grins and says proudly: ‘Three sevens. One million. Lovely’

Footage has emerged of a businessman winning £1.3million on a lucky slot machine streak.

Former Ocean Finance owner Paul Newey is seen hitting jackpots while playing on eye-watering $5,000-a-spin machines in Las Vegas.

His four-time winning streak sees him pocket $1.75million (£1.3million) and is believed to have been filmed in the US city’s upmarket Ariana Casino resort.

Paul Newey grins at the camera after showing off his staggering $1million win on the slots

The footage was uploaded to YouTube in December 2014 but has recently rocketed in popularity with more than 1.3million views.

It begins with Mr Newey pointing at his slot machine which displays a $1million jackpot.

He grins and says proudly: ‘Three sevens. One million. Lovely.’

The clip then cuts to Mr Newey playing another slot machine at 7.30am. He collects another $400,000 before saying: ‘Lovely jubbly.’

His winnings are believed to have been filmed in Las Vegas's upmarket Ariana Casino resort

His winnings are believed to have been filmed in Las Vegas’s upmarket Ariana Casino resort

Filming is generally banned in Las Vegas casinos – although some venues do not mind people showing off big winnings.

Paul Newey founded Tamworth-based debt consolidation business Ocean Finance in 1991 before selling it for £200million in 2006.

He is an avid poker player and often plays on television. 

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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