Famous Celebrities Love Blackjack

These blackjack playing celebs find the time to get away from Hollywood and unwind with a good old game of 21. For some it’s just a game, but others take it as serious as their day job. Follow their blackjack playing pursuits below.

Mike Tyson

The ex-world heavy weight boxing champ asks the dealer to hit him hard!

Mike's Casino Stint

Apart from having his own casino game, "Iron" Mike Tyson knows how to take a "hit" at the Blackjack table in a TV commercial for Turning Stone Resort Casino | Verona, NY
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Ben Affleck

Ben's passion for the game of blackjack recently got him into some hot water.

Ben Accused of Counting?

Ben Affleck was banned from the Hard Rock in Vegas for counting cards. Casinos consider it cheating, but we call it being an advantage player.
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Ellen DeGeneres

Ellen played bunny blackjack dealer at a charity event.

What's Ellen's Deal?

Together with the other Playboy Bunnnies at the Playboy Club inside the Palms Casino Resort, she helped raise money for The Gentle Barn and Farm Sanctuary animal protection charities.
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P Diddy

More than a rapper...

He Plays Nice By Himself

A producer, investor & brand franchiser, Sean Combs is serious when it comes to his favorite game of 21. The famous rapper required a blackjack table be placed in his dressing room at the MTV Music Awards. Here at a private table in Atlantic City.
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Matt Damon

Plays blackjack in disguise to try to help Jimmy Kimmel's aunt Chippy win some money for the audience.

Matt Helps Aunt Chippy

Everybody knows Matt loves poker, but he recently went on Jimmy Kimmel in Las Vegas to try and win his studio audience money at 21. Unfortunately, he was denied thanks to no play options.
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Paris Hilton

The heir to the Hilton Hotels franchise and the original social media celebrity.

Paris Loves Blackjack

Paris Hilton has skills and won 30,000 on her birthday playing 21 at the Wynn, but decided to take up playing poker and reportedly lost her 150k Bentley.
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Allen Iverson

The former NBA star was ejected from the MGM and Greektown casinos.
Iverson’s insolent behavior included everything from throwing cards and chips at blackjack dealers, to berating casino employees and customers. Once, at the Taj Mahal in Atlantic City, Iverson was accidentally paid $10,000 on a bet he had actually lost. He was kicked out of that casino for refusing to return the money.
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Michael Jordan

The Ex NBA Legend, Michael Jordan and Derek Jeter playing blackjack in Bahamas

Mike Loves 21 So Much

He reportedly missed watching a game in the NBA finals to play blackjack with Derek in the Bahammas. Fast forward video to 5:19
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50 Cent

The rapper/tycoon likes to take out around $70,000 from his account and bet $5,000 hands.

50 Has A Video Game

Since being a blackjack enthusiast, he has also invested in the development of his own facebook game titled “50 Cent’s Blackjack.”
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