Top real bettors: Celebrity gamblers!
It’s needless to state that celebs gamble as much as we do, or even more. We all hear those stories in the media about their success or failure, so let’s see our top real bettors that made their point. Hint: some are really talented and passionate players. What gambling secrets do they have to share with us? Just take a look!
Today’s stars love to spend their money on entertainment. And what better way than to gamble? Some make money, while others lose a lot. So, let’s check out our list of big losses and wins in recent years.
Top real bettors you had no clue about
Here are some of the enthusiastic real bettors out there. Hint: some might just be a surprise – Celebs that gamble!
- 50 Cent
Betting thousands of dollars just to have fun is something common for 50 Cent. But you know what? He actually made some pretty good money too. For instance, he is said to have won $1 million, while putting a bet on the match between Floyd Mayweather and Oscar de la Hoya. And this is not all, he also won $500,000 in an NFC Championship Game. Skills or just luck? What do you say?
- Charles Wade Barkley
Barkley is a retired basketball player who never seems to stop taking everyone by surprise. This happened too when he admitted losing more than $10 million in Las Vegas Casinos. What’s his opinion about gambling? Just take a look: ‘It’s not a problem. If you’re a drug addict or an alcoholic, those are problems. I gamble for too much money. As long as I can continue to do it, I don’t think it’s a problem. Do I think it’s a bad habit? Yes, I think it’s a bad habit. Am I going to continue to do it? Yes, I’m going to continue to do it.’ (Esp.com, 2007)
- Gladys Knight
It is said that Gladys Knight lost a lot with her gambling passion. How much? Well, her biggest amount lost is said to get up to $45,000. In fact – she was not upset about losing this important amount of money, instead she cared more about her son. She is passionate about Blackjack, Baccarat and Sports Betting.
- Michael Phelps
Apparently, his name doesn’t have anything to do with gambling. Well, I told you we have some surprises for you. This famous Olympic swimmer has a real passion for poker. In fact, his favorite game is said to be Blackjack! So big is his passion that he tends to overspend. We strongly encourage the responsible play!
5. Ray Romano
Ray, as most of us know him for his role in ‘Everybody loves Raymond’, occupies a place on our top real bettors and it is easy to see why. He is into poker, craps and sports betting. However, he converted his passion for gambling into an obsession, and this is why he even went to Gambler’s Anonymous.
All in all, PokerExpertGuide.com seriously encourages its readers to gamble responsibly. Take our real bettors top and learn from their mistakes. Enjoy your games and never play more than you can afford to lose!
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