Casino mogul Stanley Ho buys a pair of white truffles for $330,000 in an auction

If you thought, that a $161,000 truffle was expensive, you need a reality check! At a Chinese enclave charity auction, Casino mogul Stanley Ho successfully bid for a pair of white truffles. A pair of these included a huge truffle found in central Tuscany, which weighed as much as two pounds, and the other found in Molise that weighed as much as 14 ounces.

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It seems like Ho is on a truffle buying spree. He paid $330,000, the same amount for another huge white truffle at the same charity event at least three years ago. The question is, are they really that great to taste?