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Vegas shooter’s unusual habits revealed

LAS Vegas killer Stephen Paddock once described himself as the “biggest video poker player in the world” — claiming he bet as much as $US1 million ($128 million) a night, according to a report.

The glimpse into Paddock’s gambling addiction came during an October 29, 2013 deposition, when he was questioned as part of a civil lawsuit against the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Vegas, where he had slipped and fallen on a walkway two years earlier.

At the height of his wagering in 2006, Paddock testified, “I averaged 14 hours a day, 365 days a year,” according to documents obtained by CNN. “I’ll gamble all night … I sleep during the day.”

Asked if he ever visited the hotel pool, he answered: “I do not do sun.”

Asking rhetorically how he knew he was the biggest video poker player, he answered: “Because I know some of the video poker players that play big. Nobody played as much and as long as I did.”

Paddock also said he rarely drank booze when he gambled, because “at the s…

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