Star Casino sues Singaporean high roller over $43MILLION debt 

Wong Yew Choy is being sued by Star Gold Coast in Queensland

Wong Yew Choy is being sued by Star Gold Coast in Queensland

Wong Yew Choy is being sued by Star Gold Coast in Queensland 

The Star Casino is taking a Singaporean gambling mogul to court over a $43million debt he allegedly racked up in seven days in one of the world’s biggest-ever gambling debt recovery cases.

Wong Yew Choy is being sued by Star Gold Coast in Queensland after allegedly failing to settle his dues after a costly week playing cards.

The 56-year-old, 우리계열 who calls himself ‘Dr Wong’, was seduced to the casino by glamorous VIP marketing executive Teazel Yaw under the promise of visiting its VIP gaming rooms. 

Dr Wong arrived on July 26 via the venue’s private jet, before being gifted a stay in the penthouse with his entourage and $100,000 of ‘lucky money’.

He handed over a blank check in exchange for $40million in gambling chips, which he promptly lost playing the popular card game baccarat. 

The 56-year-old (pictured with an unknown woman) who calls himself 'Dr Wong', was seduced to the casino by glamorous VIP marketing executive Teazel Yaw

The 56-year-old (pictured with an unknown woman) who calls himself 'Dr Wong', was seduced to the casino by glamorous VIP marketing executive Teazel Yaw

The 56-year-old (pictured with an unknown woman) who calls himself ‘Dr Wong’, was seduced to the casino by glamorous VIP marketing executive Teazel Yaw

While the prolific gambler was granted access to an extra $10million, 우리카지노 he blew most of it and finished his trip on August 2 with debts allegedly amounting to $43,209,853, 카지노사이트 the  reported.

The casino argued Dr Wong gave casino bosses permission to use a blank cheque he gave a sister branch in Sydney in 2017 to settle his dues – but the cheque bounced.

Dr Wong, who amassed his fortune gambling in the Philippines and the Isle of Man, has allegedly failed to repay any of the money and has ignored letters demanding repayments.

The casino first tried to recoup the money in a Singapore court in one of the world’s biggest-ever gambling debt recovery cases but the matter was thrown out on July 7

Dr Wong’s legal team argued Star executive, Paul Arbuckle, promised him that any losses up to July 30, 2018, would be written off as ‘mistakes’ by casino dealers. 

The Singaporean High Court heard he was a ‘high valued and respected patron of casinos around the world’ and was frequently given incentives to play.

Star Casino (pictured) argued Dr Wong gave casino bosses permission to use a blank cheque he gave a sister branch in Sydney in 2017 to settle his dues - but the cheque bounced

Star Casino (pictured) argued Dr Wong gave casino bosses permission to use a blank cheque he gave a sister branch in Sydney in 2017 to settle his dues - but the cheque bounced

Star Casino (pictured) argued Dr Wong gave casino bosses permission to use a blank cheque he gave a sister branch in Sydney in 2017 to settle his dues – but the cheque bounced

The law suit has now been lodged in the Supreme Court in Brisbane will return to court, but there is no set date.

The high roller denies he owes the casino money and claims a casino boss told him his losses were waived due to alleged mistakes by dealers. 

Dr Wong is alleged to have racked up the debt playing baccarat, a casino card game (The Star Gold Coast pictured)

Dr Wong is alleged to have racked up the debt playing baccarat, a casino card game (The Star Gold Coast pictured)

Dr Wong is alleged to have racked up the debt playing baccarat, a casino card game (The Star Gold Coast pictured)

 The game baccarat accounts for the majority of gaming in Macau in China.

The dealer hands two cards to the player and two cards to themselves. The object is to get closer to nine than the opposite hand.

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