Gambling Boss on Asian Rich List - Friday 21st of April 2006

UK As reported by the BBC: "Two of the four new entrants to the list of the UK's 10 richest Asian businessmen run an online gambling operation based in Gibraltar.

"Anurag Dikshit, 34, took third place in the table with an estimated wealth of £1.7bn - thanks to British dependency being included in the list.

"Partygaming's Vikrant Bhargava ranked seventh, with a net worth of £592m.

"Steel magnate Lakshmi Mittal, worth £14.8bn, remains the richest UK Asian.

"...The new list - published by the Sunrise Group - was compiled by Dr Phillip Beresford who developed The Sunday Times rich list.

"...The accomplishment of the two Partygaming entrepreneurs is typical of many of the names on the list, who moved abroad at an early stage to make the most of their business know-how..."

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