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    Cirque founder Guy Laliberte arrested in Tahiti for growing cannabis

    https://www.forbes.com/sites/carterc...hiti-cannabis/

    He claims it's for personal use, but that's still illegal in Tahiti.

    Laliberte was a college dropout and street performer who turned his stylish circus into an entertainment empire, and eventually sold the company for $1.5 billion.

    He was also a known poker whale, getting crushed repeatedly on Full Tilt at the nosebleed stakes. Full Tilt management let him change screen names at will, despite it being against the rules. This was in order to avoid embarrassment for him, but he was always identified fairly quickly due to the dearth of players at those stakes.

    He later claimed he was cheated, but most players believe he simply was much worse than his opponents.

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    Guys like Guy donít really go to jail. Not here. Not anywhere really.

    Thatís not how it works.

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    I've never seen anything at any Cirque show that would lead me to believe that the guy who thought all this up may be into the use of mind altering drugs.

    Nothing.
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    I'd say good luck in the freeroll but I'm pretty sure you'll go on a bender to self-sabotage yourself & miss it completely or use it as the excuse of why you didn't cash.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sanlmar View Post
    Guys like Guy donít really go to jail. Not here. Not anywhere really.

    Thatís not how it works.
    Unless your name is Jeffrey Epstein. But to be fair, he wasnít in jail all that long.

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    https://montrealgazette.com/news/loc...ench-polynesia

    as if the cash games couldnt get worse.
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    "America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers." -- William S. Burroughs

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    *This seems like sheboon bait but far be it from me to not chomp.*



    Honestly just congratulations for knot reading the forum.

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    Interestingly Guy is Quebec's #1 Webcam DJ

    https://montrealgazette.com/entertai...e-life-as-a-dj

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    Quote Originally Posted by Brittney Griner's Clit View Post
    Honestly just congratulations for knot reading the forum.

    aint nobody got time for that nonsense.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sonatine View Post
    https://montrealgazette.com/news/loc...ench-polynesia

    as if the cash games couldnt get worse.
    Interesting. I was there 40 years ago and everything seemed so "loosey goosey" when it came to things like sex and substance use. Police presence outside of the cities was virtually non-existent. Maybe they've developed a gang culture and a more serious drug trade. I wonder if this kind of conviction might make him inadmissible for entry into the States.

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    he should have greased the local politicians, police, ect. and he would have never been touched
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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnCommode View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by sonatine View Post
    https://montrealgazette.com/news/loc...ench-polynesia

    as if the cash games couldnt get worse.
    Interesting. I was there 40 years ago and everything seemed so "loosey goosey" when it came to things like sex and substance use. Police presence outside of the cities was virtually non-existent. Maybe they've developed a gang culture and a more serious drug trade. I wonder if this kind of conviction might make him inadmissible for entry into the States.
    would anyone be shocked if he was a freak and really weird dude and got himself jammed up behind it?

    like the complaint is he was growing weed on his property supposedly.. gotta wonder who dimed him out and why. because everything im reading online backs up your take; you gotta look for trouble there, it wont come looking for you generally.

    the border issues, i hadnt considered. good question..
    "Birds born in a cage think flying is an illness." - Alejandro Jodorowsky

    "America is not so much a nightmare as a non-dream. The American non-dream is precisely a move to wipe the dream out of existence. The dream is a spontaneous happening and therefore dangerous to a control system set up by the non-dreamers." -- William S. Burroughs

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    This smells like a shakedown.

    But still, if you are going to be a very rich white westerner doing illegal stuff in 3rd world shithole countries, even if it is something authorities would never bother enforcing for any other reason than a shakedown, things like this are on the table.
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    That bitch ain't no angel, I treat her halo like a Frisbee

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    Huge shouts out to the mod team for combining these threads as to make things less confusing.

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    Inside the $1.1 Million-Per-Week Island Resort That Cirque du Soleil Built
    Cirque du Soleil cofounder Guy Laliberteís French Polynesian resort, Nukutepipi, is a real fantasy island.


    https://robbreport.com/travel/resort...built-2837989/

    Not sure what Guy Laliberte paid for it but he owns the entire island of Nukutepipi in French Polynesia.

    You can rent the island for only $1.1 million a week.


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    Billionaire Guy Laliberte is charged with possession and cultivation of narcotics, under French law, he faces 10 years in prison.

    Laliberte has invested $110 million buying Nukutepipi and spent another $20 million in renovations and employes about 100 people on the island.

    16 luxury villas, a cinema, an astronomical observatory and sports grounds.

    He wants to rent it out for about $1 million a week.



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    Quote Originally Posted by JohnCommode View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by sonatine View Post
    https://montrealgazette.com/news/loc...ench-polynesia

    as if the cash games couldnt get worse.
    Interesting. I was there 40 years ago and everything seemed so "loosey goosey" when it came to things like sex and substance use. Police presence outside of the cities was virtually non-existent. Maybe they've developed a gang culture and a more serious drug trade. I wonder if this kind of conviction might make him inadmissible for entry into the States.
    the drug trafficking trade in asian countries has gotten insane. They are all paraboid about it, esp the southern most ones like Thailand, Australia. and Philippines.

    These little island countries are corrupt af however. He'll pay some magistrate under the table a large sum and he'll be OK
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    Going to be the easiest cigarettes ever for his cell mate.

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