Lifestyle: Celebrity Poker Craze
The Celebrity Poker craze has taken the world by storm! When your favorite stars aren’t making movies or music they love to unwind in casinos and play poker. Celebs love the rush of high stakes poker. That REAL money poker. It’s great when you hit that winning streak,..but rumor has it that Jay Z lost half a mil on one hand in Vegas!! Other Hollywood high rollers include: Ben Affleck, Jennifer Tilly, Leonardo Di Caprio, Shannon Elizabeth & Tobey Maguire.
According to ABC, Ben Affleck was the first celeb to win a major open poker tournament. Last year, he beat out 90 players in the California State Poker Championship and won almost $400,000! The craze has also taken reality tv by storm. Over the past few years, there have been several shows dedicated to poker, specifically celebrity poker including: Celebrity Poker Showdown, Hollywood Poker Night, Poker Royale, Poker Superstars and the list goes on. Poker looks like a blast to play..and if you have the money..why not have some fun? You can even get some practice with online poker! It doesn’t look like this poker craze is going anywhere anytime soon!