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Famous People Playing in the Casino

Casino games have always been favourite of thousands of people. Players bet a lot of their money on these games and win/lose every day. There are even some celebrities who like to go out and play casino games too. Whether they play online or in the land-based casino, a lot of sports and cinema stars enjoy gambling. Some of them spin slot games, the others prefer table games like poker, blackjack or roulette. Some of the most well-known faces that could be seen in the casinos are Ben Affleck, Tiger Woods, Gladys Knight, Matt Damon, Michael Jordan, Pamela Anderson, Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire, etc. To save the precious time, some they can also become members of VIP clubs at online casinos like and many others. Gambling is not just a fun pastime, it can also be a source of money, and celebrities don’t miss an opportunity to fill their pockets with some cash. Below is the list of recognizable names.

Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck is well known for his most famous movie “Batman vs. Superman”. His gambling skills are as good as acting skills. Ben Affleck prefers to bet on Poker mostly. Though, he doesn’t mind going on the Blackjack table. He was once seen betting $60,000 on a game of blackjack which he eventually won and made $950,000.

Tiger Woods

Tiger Woods is the most famous Golf star. He has been the world’s highest paid sportsman ever. Blackjack is his favorite game and he has been seen to place $25,000 for a single game.

Gladys Knight

Gladys Maria Knight is a very famous American singer. She is also known as the “Empress of Soul”. She had the most successful career with the pips, but her success in the game isn't so great. She lost $40,000 in one night in a game, and she promised not to gamble anymore.

Matt Damon

Matt Damon, a very famous movie star is best known for his movies “Interstellar” and “The Martian”. He is a very good friend of his co-star “Ben Affleck,” and they share their casino tables often. Matt Damon likes to play Poker too. Although he is not as lucky as his friend, he still plays very often.

Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is the most famous athlete in the world and the richest NBA player. He is an American basketballer. He likes to play every single game available on the table. He is very well known for betting on almost all the games. He was even banned once from basketball for a short period of time because of his interest in gambling.

Shannon Elizabeth

Shannon Elizabeth is a very popular movie star best known for the movie “American Pie”. She is so fond of casino games that she rarely signed any movie contract after her success in the American Pie series. According to her, casino games are much more interesting as compared to movies.

Charlie Sheen

Charlie Sheen is famous for his starring in “Two and a Half Men”. Charlie Sheen was seen spending more than $20,000 a week on gambling. He likes to play poker the most.

Tobey Maguire

Tobey Maguire is famous for playing the role of the Spiderman. He is very fond of casino games. As other actors, he is keen on playing poker games. He was once sued for being part of some illegal gambling as well.

Leonardo DiCaprio

Leonardo DiCaprio is one of the highest paid actors in the Hollywood. In the movie “The Wolf of Wall Street,” he plays a role of a famous tradesman” but in real life, he is also a gambling man, and he even celebrated his first Oscar win by helping the launch of Macau Studio costing $3.2 billion.

Pamela Anderson

Pamela Anderson is a very popular Canadian American Model. She is a frequent casino player too. Once, she got herself into a debt of $250,000 from Rick Salomon while playing poker. Later, she got married to the same man but her love for gambling never ended, and she kept playing poker afterward.

The casino games have always been a favorite entertainment for lots of people. Celebrities are not an exception. They are the people who love living it up, whether in sports, cinematography or in their free time.

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