publication date: Sunday, December 29, 2019 (part of Winter 2020)

category: Theater

clue: He made a fortune in a circus career, lost a fortune in a poker career, and spent a fortune visiting space and buying an island.

explanation: Laliberté co-founded Cirque du Soleil, lost tens of millions playing in poker tournaments, was the first Canadian space tourist, and famously bought his own atoll in the French Polynesia. more…

difficulty: medium

solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, Samir Mehta, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Matthew Preston, and Erik Bates


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