There is no doubt that plenty of celebrities love to gamble. This should not be a surprising fact for anyone, as celebrities have lots of money and they can surely afford to lose some.
Some celebrities use online gambling as a way to escape from their busy everyday life. Apart from gambling, celebrities are also known to advertise certain sites. With it, gambling can be a nice source of income for some stars, so let’s take a look at the list of popular people who have grasped the world of online gambling.
Alice Cooper, who is a legendary rocker, has featured in tons of films and shows during his career, but plenty know him for being one of the first musicians to advertise online casino games.
Moreover, this eccentric figure was also one of the first musicians to appear in TV commercials for credit cards – one of the most widely accepted payment methods in the gambling world.
Lastly, he appeared in the exciting film “Ghosts of Mars” where he was part of an online gambling scene playing against Arnold Schwarzenegger.
Moving on, we have Mike Tyson, who is one of the most popular athletes in the world's history. He had an amazing career that lasted more than 25 years, and he holds the record for most consecutive wins in boxing.
Besides that, Tyson has a passion for gambling. He has won millions of dollars playing various casino games such as blackjack, video poker and various roulette variants.
We all know Nicki Minaj as a controversial music figure, but did you know that she also has a passion for gambling? She recently partnered with some popular sports betting companies that saw her promote sports betting and various online casino games.
She is also said to have some gambling habits and that she enjoys playing poker with her friends and family. She is also the face of several online casinos appearing in some nice advertisements for them along the way.
Thanks to her music success and advertisements such as the ones mentioned above, her net worth increases all the time.
The handsome football player has more skills than just the ones on the pitch. He also loves to enjoy casino games.
During his playing career, apart from the money he generated from his salaries and from being an ambassador for companies such as Adidas, he also made a fortune from advertising casinos.
Matt Damon is an actor who is quite passionate about gambling and has become one of the most skilful players in the industry. Unlike plenty of celebrities who wager big money and chase the enormous daily jackpots, Damon wagers reasonably smaller amounts.
You can also find him playing poker online, and he starred in the movie Rounders, which has a casino theme.
Up next, we have Ben Affleck, an actor and director who starred in a movie about online gambling in Costa Rica called Runner Runner. Ever since, he was reported to be seen in various casinos in Las Vegas, with some reports saying that he is banned from playing at certain establishments.
We all know Brad Pitt – some for his acting skills, some for his looks, and others for both! Did you know that he is also a skilled gambler?
As you may know, he played one of the leading roles in Ocean’s Eleven, and that movie reportedly inspired him to try out slots and other casino games. Since that role, he was seen in plenty of casinos, surely enjoying his surroundings.
Next in this list, we have Jennifer Tilly, a famous actress who is reportedly one of the best poker players in the world. She managed to defeat the best poker players in the world in various live tournaments, amassing over $1 million along the way.
Over time, she probably grew tired of playing poker at such tournaments, but we can only assume that she keeps an eye on the industry with online casinos.
Finally, we have the ever-so-eccentric and lively Charlie Sheen. The star of the popular Two and a Half Men is known for his gambling habits – not always in a positive way. Unlike the other celebrities on this list, Charlie Sheen has reportedly lost tons of money and has endured difficult times with gambling-related problems.
He earned a lot during his acting career, so one would suspect that the high income is partly to blame for his gambling problems.