Biggest Loser? Gambler Dropped $127M in a Year

"In the gambling world, 'whales' are the biggest of the big gamblers," Anthony Curtis, of LasVegasAdvisor.com, told "Good Morning America."

"There's a lot of competition to bring those guys in."

And although Watanabe was as big a whale as they come, not all casinos wanted his business. Prior to his stints at Caesars and the Rio, Watanabe said, he was banned from the Wynn casino by Steve Wynn himself when he was found gambling intoxicated there in 2006.

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