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Malaysian believed to have made millions from high-stake poker games


Big player: Phua playing at the 2014 European Poker Tour (EPT) Monte Carlo.

Big player: Phua playing at the 2014 European Poker Tour (EPT) Monte Carlo.

PETALING JAYA: Paul Phua, the Malaysian nabbed in Las Vegas for allegedly running a gambling ring linked to World Cup betting, is believed to be a moneyman who made his millions from high-stake poker games.

Also known as Phua Wei Seng, 50, he had hit the jackpot in such poker games, winning millions of dollars in tournaments around the world.

Courts Crime , paul phua

   

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