From George Clooney, Brad Pitt, Ben Affleck and Matt Damon to Gladys Knight, Macy Gray, and Paris Hilton, celebs love spending time and money in Casinos. Most celebs are often spotted at the poker tables, blackjack pits and sportsbook window at casinos around the world. Some of them even enjoy to play online roulette to win some money, Check out these 5 celebrities who love to visit the casino.
1. Floyd Mayweather Jr.
Everything Floyd Mayweather Jr. touches turns into gold. The professional boxer won a reported $3 million from a bet on college football. He is also not afraid to put his money where his mouth is, regularly betting up to $400,000 per sporting event. In January 2014 Mayweather was reportedly said to have placed a $10 million bet that the Broncos would win the Super Bowl.
2. Michael Jordan
Renowed basketballer and recent reciepent of President Barack Obama’s prestigious award, Michael Jordan hasn’t been successful in gambling as he has been in basketball. Jordan has previously admitted to losing $165,000 in his first case where he displayed his gambling vice in Atlantic City in 1993. It is rumoured that his love for Casinos and gambling was the cause for his retirement from basketball.
3. Pamela Anderson
Baywatch star Pamela Anderson reportedly loves the slots and playing them occasionally. Anderson appears in the special edition Pamela Anderson Playboy slot machine and the Baywatch game.
4. Ben Affleck
Ben Affleck loves to spend his money dealers just as much as he makes it. He reportedly gave casino waitresses and door boys, €$140,000 in tips after winning €800,000 while playing three hands at the same time. Affleck once hired poker professionals Amir Vahedi and Annie Duke to teach him all the best poker strategies. As a result, Affleck won the California State Poker Championship in 2004, pocketing a cool $356,400 and securing himself a $25,000 seat in the World Poker Tour Finals.
5. 50 Cent
One of the most succeful rappers in the world, 50 Cent once revealed how he ‘followed the voices in his head’ and ended up winning $500,000 on the NFC Championship game in 2012. The fact that he’s friends with Mayweather also helps.