Grew up dirt poor so now “enough is never enough”
Is entitled a large inheritance that could have changed his childhood, but his uncle who was trustee kept if from him and led him to believe he had nothing.
His life on the streets led him to a life of gambling and risk taking.
He has an unnatural luck (OUT). When the stakes are low chance always seems to favor him and this has helped him survive. When in a stressed environment when the stakes are high his luck fails him. Also, when good luck would cause trouble it always seems to go that way.
Town to town opportunist
Rules are weapons to fight with, but it’s not about right and wrong. It’s about achieving a goal while using the rules for protection and tools
David learned early on how to work the system to his advantage. More than one law of the land has been created to fill loopholes he exploited for his own gain. This hasn’t gained him any fame except maybe a reputation among the lawkeepers.
After a particularly lucky night gambling at several different taverns you are ambushed by three thugs while walking to the next dive on your agenda. It seems likely that one of your fellow players felt their losses weren’t their fault. Things seems to be going ok with this dark alley brawl until someone gets a lucky hit and you lose consciousness. You might have been a bit distracted as you were busy lifting a couple coins from your main opponent and slipping them in a hidden cuff pocket.