Safa Abdulla Al Geabury, whose £2 million check that is dud whenever Ritz staff attempted to cash it the day after their gambling spree.
The Ritz Club, London’s famously high-end, high-roller casino, is suing A swiss property tycoon over a £2 million ($3.1 million) bounced check.
According to the Ritz’s filing, Safa Abdulla Al Geabury wrote out the check to invest in a gambling session one evening in February a year ago, but it ended up being a dud once the casino attempted to bank it the morning that is following.
The Ritz can be seeking an£ that is extra ($310,000) in accumulated interest on your debt.
It’s been stated that the casino, that is owned by reclusive billionaire identical twins, Sir David and Sir Frederick Barclay, has been plunged in to the red by a series of unpaid gambling debts, forcing it to pursue its debtors aggressively in the courts.
According to the London Evening Standard, the casino has litigated against 10 high rollers into the final 12 months alone in order to recoup 2013 losings of £12.5 million ($19.4 million).
Al Geabury’s defense is that he’s a gambling addict and his staff needs to have known this and stopped him from playing.
He wants the debts written off, but he’s on shaky ground with this line; in 2014 the casino won a similar tall Court battle against Noora Al-Daher, the wife regarding the Omani forei Continue reading