The First Interstellar Energy Gambler - Chapter 133.2
Not long after, everyone had some gains. He Kun chose a piece of palm sized piece of black sand skin jadeite. The sanding on the piece of jadeite was uniform with a strong three-dimensional effect, and there were a oxidized iron deposits on the skin. He judged that this piece of jadeite material should have come from the mouth of the Joss Cave in the Eighth Star Territory.
Lin Luo had gambled on a piece of this material before, and He Kun remembered that he said that if the oxidized iron deposits on this material showed signs of coming off, it meant that the rough stone was in good condition. However, if the skin was thick and there were many oxidized iron deposits with that had no sign of falling off, it meant that the stone was in poor condition with a possibility of poor transparency and graying color base.
Lin Luo chose a piece of red sand skin jadeite. The skin of the stone was the color of red amber, the surface was uneven, and part of the skin of the stone was mixed with the stone’s flesh. This kind of jadeite would generally not be a good gamble, but because it was selected by Lin Luo everyone assumed that even if looked bad it must be able to gamble up.
Han XinYuan chose a piece of chicken skin jadeite with cracks on the surface, while Han XinYu and Xu Jian both chose one or two pieces of their own jadeite that looked pretty good.
The six people chose a total of eight small pieces of jadeite between them for a total of 400,000 credits. The stall owner was naturally very happy to sell eight pieces of jadeite in one go. As he was checking them out though, he recognized Lin Luo and Han XinYuan, and his mood became complicated…
All of his pieces were scrap materials collected from the mining area which had cost him only twenty to thirty thousand credits each. He had set up shop here because he wanted to make a little profit off the price difference. He hadn’t expected these two famous stone gamblers to come to his booth and buy his scraps. Did he really have something good in these materials? He wasn’t selling these pieces at a loss, was he?
However, he quickly adjusted his mentality. He didn’t have the eyesight that Lin Luo and Han XinYuan had. If he wasn’t careful, he might have lost everything. It was better to be a down-to-earth person.
If they really won any good bets from the stones they got from his stalls, it would definitely bring him more business.
Lin Luo and the others took the jadeite they just bought to the stone cutting area specially set up by the organizer for the outer area.
The stone cutting area covered a very large area, with thousands of automatic jadeite cutting machines neatly arranged for free use by those who needed to cut their stones.
The six people entered the stone cutting area together, found two adjacent unused jadeite cutting machines, and began to work their stones.
Because the gambling stones they bought weren’t big, it was very convenient to work on them, and it took less than half an hour to cut each one.
At this moment, they suddenly heard a noise, and many people hurriedly walked in one direction of the stone cutting area.
At a glance, they knew that someone should have gambled up, and also that it was a big increase, otherwise it wouldn’t have been able to attract so many people’s attention.
“Xiao Luo, let’s go take a look too?” Han XinYuan couldn’t help but look in that direction. He had become the manager of the gambling department, so buying high-quality jade for the company was one of his duties.
“Okay, let’s go and see. Xiao Kun, I’ll leave this to you here.” Lin Luo also had the same idea, so he gave his jadeite to He Kun while Han XinYuan gave his jadeite to Han XinYu. Afterwards, the two of them walked together towards the place where the crowd had gathered.
When they arrived, the jadeite cutting machine was already surrounded by a large crowd, and Han XinYuan and Lin Luo couldn’t get in.
“Excuse me, what kind of jade was cut inside?” Han XinYuan politely asked a girl standing in front of him.
The girl had craned her neck up and was looking forward, but when she heard someone talking to her she turned her head and met Han XinYuan’s smiling handsome face, causing her cheeks to flush.
“Listen, I heard that it was a bet that turned out to be a sunny green jade of the high ice type…” the girl whispered.
High ice type jades are a high-quality jadeite second only to the glass type, and the sunny green color is also a very good one. Its very good to bet on such jade in the outer area, so it’s no wonder it attracted so many people to come and watch.
After Han XinYuan had smiled and thanked her, he and Lin Luo took a few steps back until they were off to one side.
It’s not that they weren’t interested in this piece of jade, but that they couldn’t see anything when they were crowded in as they were. It was better for them to wait for the jade to completely cut and then see if the owner of the jade intended to sell it.
Sure enough, it didn’t take long for the crowd to burst into cheers, and the two knew that the jade should have been fully cut.
“Excuse me, please let us forward. We belong to an energy company.” Some people had already started to squeeze through. Large-scale events such as the Stone Gambling Tournament would have a large number of jades being cut. Of course, no energy company would miss such an opportunity. There are people from the energy company standing guard at various positions throughout the stone cutting area. High-quality jade such as any high ice or sunny green would be very popular with these major energy companies.
Han XinYuan and Lin Luo also squeezed in behind the man. The crowd in front heard the man calling that he belonged to an energy company, and they gradually moved out of the way.
This is also the default rule of the stone gambling industry. You can’t block people from doing business out of excitement, right? Anyway, for these onlookers, the result they were looking forward to had already been seen, so there was nothing wrong with moving aside. Even if they stood a bit farther away, they would still be able to know the selling price of this jade.
“I’ll pay 500,000 credits!”
“I pay 550,000 credits!”
By the time Lin Luo and Han XinYuan had squeezed in, people inside had already started bidding.
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