We all know that celebrities live life to the fullest and we wish that we could also experience such life. From buying expensive designer bags to living in a luxurious mansion to going on extravagant vacations. There are millions of people who wish to get into the shoes of these celebrities for a bit. After all, a celebrity enjoys privileges that a normal human being can only imagine. But of course, most people are endlessly curious about the private and public life of these people to the point that these celebrities do not have many secrets left as whatever their action is it becomes a headline.
So apart from partying at the hippest bar all night and living the good life some celebrities have been known to gamble. Celebrities from all walks of life have spent an enormous time in casinos either online or using their free spins on a slot machine physically. Let’s see which of these famous celebrities love to try their luck in gambling.
Famous for his role as Batman. Ben Affleck is a pro in gambling. Back in 2001, he went into rehab to get recovered from his gambling addiction. And in the same year, there are rumors that he won a staggering amount of $800,000 playing blackjack. Many people also have seen him discreetly participating in backstreet tournaments.
Spider-Man, Tobey Maguire, himself got locked up by the authorities for participating in illegal gambling a few years ago. Maguire also reportedly participated in high-stakes poker and won an estimate of $1 million every month or so.
Another famous actor who tried his luck in gambling is no other than Mike McDermott of Rounders, Matt Damon. The fact is that while filming the movie he and Edward Norton were trained by Johnny Chan who is a legendary player in the world of casinos. And since then Matt Damon is seen occasionally in casinos and wins very often.
Famous for his role in the hit comedy sitcom Two and a Half Men, Charlie Sheen has always been in the limelight for his gambling issue. Actress and his ex-wife Denise Richards claimed that he has been spending over $200,000 every week to fulfill his gambling lust. According to the actress, he came to a point that he is still placing a bet over his phone while on the way to the hospital for his daughter’s birth.
Best known for her role as Nadia in the hit series The American Pie, Shannon Elizabeth proved that gamblings are not just for big boys. She is reportedly participating in several poker tournaments in Las Vegas and competed in the 2005 World Series of Poker Main Event.
Ray Romano is an extremely popular stand-up comedian and best known for his role in “Everybody Loves Raymond”. But according to some reports, the funny and charming guy was battling addiction while filming the show and after the series ended, he was admitted to rehab and went there on his own and succeeded in controlling his gambling habit. Romano has also played a part in the World Series of Poker many times.
Gambling is ideally suited for people who don’t mind wasting their money like celebrities and other rich people but it makes sense especially to normal people that there are plenty of better ways to spend your hard-earned money from placing it on a bet.