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Paul Newey

Paul Newey founded Ocean Finance loan company in 1991 - and sold it to American General for £200million 15 years later. He is a huge poker enthusiast playing for high stakes all over the world. Closer to home, he almost broke the bank at Star City Casino in Birmingham when he won £3 million and forced owner Stanley Leisure to issue a profit warning, wiping 12 per cent off its share value.

 

Birmingham Post Rich List 2017: see the 50 richest people in the Midlands

See who made the 2017 Rich List with eight new entries and an overall wealth that has increased by almost £8 billion

Paul Newey

Rich List 2017: No.20 - Paul Newey

Ocean Finance millionaire has seen his £240 million fortune remain constant while dropping three places on the Rich List

Paul Newey

Birmingham Post Rich List 2016: No.17 - Paul Newey

Luck has been something which has followed Paul Newey since he lost his job back in 1991 when his employer went bust

Paul Newey

Rich List 2015: No.17 - Paul Newey

Paul Newey, aged 46, enjoys a flutter and famously came close to breaking the bank at Star City Casino in Birmingham when he won £3 million and forced owner Stanley Leisure to issue a profit warning.

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