A crypto trader setting up a hedge fund apologised for making so much money

A casino dealer collects chips at a roulette table inside Solaire Casino in Pasay city, Metro Manila, Philippines, March 27, 2015. The Philippines has emerged as one of Asia's hottest gambling hubs after it launched its 120-hectare (1.2 square km) gaming and leisure enclave called Entertainment City in the capital, modelled on the Las Vegas strip. When paying your final respects for a relative or friend, the last thing you might expect to see at the wake is people placing bets on a card game or bingo. Not in the Philippines. Filipinos, like many Asians, love their gambling. But making wagers on games such as REUTERS/Erik De Castro


Lawyer John Lore advises hedge funds and has seen a spike in specialist crypto funds asking for help. He said the background of his crypto clients is much more diverse than traditional fund managers. Some people approaching him about setting up funds are amateur traders who made it big. One would-be fund manager was so embarrassed by his new found wealth he apologised for turning $600,000 into $8 million.

LONDON — Cryptocurrency traders have become well-known for conspicuous displays of wealth.

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