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Celebs Who Love Blackjack

Celebs Who Love Blackjack

With a lot of money to spend, it is no wonder that some celebrities like gambling at the world’s top casinos. But don’t think you will find them hitting the slots, they are usually seen enjoying tables games, one of the most commonly enjoyed table games being blackjack. Take a look at this list of celebs who love blackjack:

Ben Affleck

When he is not busy suiting up as Batman and saving the world, Ben Affleck is known to enjoy a game of blackjack. He is so good at the game that he was banned from the Hard Rock Hotel for counting cards, which casinos consider as cheating but actually requires a lot of skill. Ben Affleck and his best friend, Matt Damon, managed to win $800,000 at the Hard Rock Hotel at one time playing blackjack.

Sean “Diddy” Combs

Sean “Diddy” Combs is famous for a lot of things, such as rapping, being a bad boy, living the luxurious lifestyle and changing his name a couple of times. But one thing you might not know is that Diddy also enjoys a game or two of blackjack. It’s rumored that Diddy usually requests a blackjack table be set backstage at award shows and concerts so he and his buddies can go a few rounds before putting on a show. Who knew he was so dedicated to the game.

Mike Tyson

If you went against Mike Tyson in a boxing match, chances are you’re not stepping out of the ring conscious or with your teeth intact. But maybe you might be able to give him the knockout punch in blackjack as this is one of his favorite casino games. Mike Tyson frequent casinos so much that he even has various table games named after him, one of them being Mike Tyson Blackjack.

Paris Hilton

Paris Hilton, one of America’s favorite heiresses, has it all and is famous for living it up party-style in various locations around the world, from Ibiza to the Bahamas. One aspect of her life that is not the center of attention as much is her love for blackjack. The heiress has been spotted around various blackjack tables in Las Vegas casinos making big bets and enjoying herself.

Curtis “50 Cent” Jackson

Curtis Jackson, also known by his rap name, 50 Cent or Fiddy, is an entertainer and a very prolific entrepreneur (he has invested in many things, from boxing to vitamin water). He is such a huge blackjack enthusiast that he had his own blackjack app, 50 Cent Blackjack, developed by Facebook for people to play and become high rollers like he is (the man has been known to drop $70,000 at a blackjack table).

 

While it does not happen all the time that these celebrities come out in public to play blackjack, if you are lucky enough, you might one day end up being on the same table as Ben Affleck or Mike Tyson.

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