Movie stars, sports players are known for their lavish lifestyles. After all, that’s what they make tons of money for. So, we see them splurging their income on expensive sports cars, sprawling mansions that are located in exotic locations. However, a lot of these stars also find enjoyment in gambling.
They love to head to some of the world’s largest casinos such as MGM Grand in Las Vegas, City of Dreams Manila, etc. and bet their money to their hearts’ content. However, many of them have now started shifting towards online casinos as these allow them to enjoy their favorite casino games without having to reveal their true identities. This means there is no unwanted media coverage and no faux pas with strangers. It’s a really great way to stay discreet without worrying about privacy and security.
The following are some of the well-known celebrities that are also very fond of gambling:
Michael Jordon may have retired, but he is still remembered as one of the best basketball players that the NBA ever got. He is also a proud receiver of a number of accolades including the record for most NBA all-defense first team honors!
During his basketball days, Jordon was often involved in gossips related to his gambling habits. In fact, when he retired in 1993, rumors spread that the reason behind that was his gambling problems. However, he said his gambling addiction was a “hobby that he can afford”. Nuff said!
Charlie Sheen was never afraid to be open about his lifestyle that’s replete with debauchery. There are numerous tales about his love for drugs, girls, and alcohol. However, people also know him for his big heart and a friendly personality.
Charlie was one of the most-loved characters of the hit TV sitcom Two and a Half Men from which he earned a whopping $1.8 million per episode. And where did he spend this kind of money in? Well, gambling, of course!
Charlie fell in love with gambling in his youth itself. However, in the adult life, it turned into an addition, which was also revealed by his ex-wife Denise Richards. According to her, he blew about $200,000 on gambling and sports betting.
When the people saw the movie Spider-Man, in which the role of Spidey was played by Tobey Maguire, they were overjoyed. After all, Maguire is a highly skilled actor who is well-versed in his art. However, not many know about his liking for Poker.
Not only Maguire loves Poker, he participated in the World Series 2007 in which he put to practice the tips he received from Daniel Negreanu, who is a professional player himself.
Matt Damon is one of the most popular actors in the world and known for his work in the movies like Good Will Hunting, The Martian, The Great Wall, etc. However, apart from his love for working in the entertainment industry, he also has a fondness for the game of poker. In fact, he is also reportedly a regular at private Hollywood games, especially the Texas Hold ’em games. He and other stars such as Ben Affleck were rumored to enjoy these games at luxury hotels.
So, these were some of the biggest celebrities who couldn’t hide their love for gambling. Maybe you like them even more now, don’t you?