thlf
thlf
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February 8th, 2012 at 7:51:21 AM permalink
For those of you who don't know who David Choe is look him up on the internet. He has quite an interesting story. He was on Howard Stern yesterday and he gave a lot of interesting stories. The latest is that years ago he painted the FaceBook office buildings for Zuckerman and Co. in exchange for 60k worth of company stock. Now that the stock will be made public they are valuing his share's between 100 and 500 million.

At any rate the most interesting part of his interview yesterday was that he is and will always be a gambling degenerate. He said when he was 23 he lost everything in Vegas and even had to hitch hike home. He had an epiphany and decided he was no longer going to "be winning and then lose it all'. From the age of 23 he started martingaling every time he went to Vegas (4 times per month) and he built his $500 br into $1 million. Between that and his painting skills he was worth between 5 and 10 million prior to the IPO of Facebook.

It is a very interesting story.
He also said that he is now 35 years old and since he was 23 he has only left Vegas a loser 3 times.
Ibeatyouraces
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February 8th, 2012 at 8:13:00 AM permalink
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DUHHIIIIIIIII HEARD THAT!
thlf
thlf
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February 8th, 2012 at 8:18:22 AM permalink
Quote: Ibeatyouraces

And we believe everything on Howard Stern?




I'm not asking you to believe Howard Stern or myself for that matter. Look the guy up like I said. He is for real.
thlf
thlf
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February 8th, 2012 at 9:40:26 AM permalink
If anyone is interested in hearing the interview it is at this website.




http://www.ballerstatus.com/2012/02/08/david-choe-talks-new-facebook-wealth-his-love-of-gambling-on-howard-stern/

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