Celebrity shockers: the staggering amounts these stars lost while gambling

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Ladies and gentlemen, place your bets! These celebrities may have won big on the big screen or on the field, but when it comes to gambling, they didn’t have the same luck. From blackjack to poker, these stars have racked up some serious losses at the casino. So, grab a drink and get ready to be shocked by the top 10 biggest celebrity gambling losses that will make you question your own gambling habits. You won’t believe how much they’ve lost!

10. Ben Affleck

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Hollywood heartthrob Ben Affleck is known for his acting skills, but it turns out he’s also quite the gambler. He’s lost over $10,000 playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas. It’s unclear if he’s learned his lesson, but we hope he’s at least sticking to a budget now!

9. Michael Jordan

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Basketball legend Michael Jordan is said to have lost over $5 million gambling on golf, poker, and more. While he’s certainly had a successful career, it seems he’s not as lucky when it comes to the gambling world.

8. Pamela Anderson

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Baywatch bombshell Pamela Anderson may have made her fortune on the small screen, but she’s also had some big losses at the casino. She’s rumored to have lost over $250,000 playing various games, including slot machines and blackjack.

7. Charlie Sheen

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Actor Charlie Sheen has had a tumultuous personal life, and it seems that extends to his gambling habits as well. He’s said to have lost over $1 million playing craps and blackjack.

6. Tiger Woods

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Golf legend Tiger Woods is no stranger to the spotlight, but he’s also had some big losses at the casino. It’s been said that he squandered an astonishing $5 million in poker and other gambling games.

5. Wayne Rooney

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Footballer Wayne Rooney is known for his skills on the field, but it turns out he’s also quite the gambler. Rumor has it that he’s lost an astonishing $500,000 or more playing a range of games, including blackjack and roulette.

4. Charles Barkley

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Basketball legend Charles Barkley has had a successful career, but it seems he’s not as lucky when it comes to gambling. He’s admitted to losing over $10 million playing blackjack, craps, and other games.

3. Allen Iverson

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Basketball player Allen Iverson has had a successful career, but it seems he’s not as lucky when it comes to gambling. He’s said to have lost over $1 million playing various games, including poker, blackjack, and more.

2. John Daly

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Golfer John Daly is known for his wild behavior, which seems to extend to his gambling habits. He’s said to have lost over $50 million playing various games, including slot machines, poker, and more.

1. David Milch

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Creator of the popular HBO show Deadwood, despite his highly acclaimed writing skills, David Milch appears to have a hard time succeeding when it comes to gambling. He’s said to have lost over $10 million playing various games, including poker, blackjack, and more.

 

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    My name is Olu. I am a passionate entrepreneur who loves to write about Pets, Home Improvement Hacks & Products, Fitness, and Travel Lifestyle. I have two bachelor's degrees in Veterinary Medicine and Applied Accounting with a CPA designation. I currently shuffle time between completing a Master of Business Administration Degree Education, Professional Practice, and Content writing. I have freelanced lifestyle content and posts for many top authority websites like MSN, and Wealth of Geeks.

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