Celebrities with their dazzling smiles and big bucks are no strangers to the game of poker. Many of Hollywood’s A-listers have made their presence known in the poker circuit. Here are some of the famous personalities that have made it on screen and on the poker tables.
Matt Damon is a well-known celebrity in the Donnpoker world. He starred in the 1998 movie centered on high stakes under ground poker called Rounders. But the star’s brush with the game went beyond the screens and into real life as well. He frequently visits the live poker scene in Las Vegas and has even had some notable poker moments. Watch the video below to see them.
Comedian and actor, Kevin Hart is one celebrity that is passionate about his poker game. Even though he’s not a professional player, Hart’s amiable and fun-loving nature is a welcome presence on many live poker tables. He even became a global ambassador for partypoker in April 2020. In this video, the actor once again proves that while there is money involved in poker, the game is also a great way to make friends.
Don Cheadle is among Hollywood’s noted actors. Aside from acting, he also took his love for poker to the next level and founded the Ante Up For Africa in 2006, a charity event to raise awareness about the issues in Sudan. Through the years, the actor has had some amazing poker moments where his poker skills have truly stood out. Watch the video below and witness some of the best hands he has won.
For this Academy award-winning actor, poker is not just a game but a full-fledged obsession. Kevin Pollak is a familiar face in the live poker circuit in America. He even ranked 134th out of the 6,598 entries in the 2012 World Series of Poker (WSOP). In this particular live event, Pollack manages to make everyone on the table fold with just pocket nines and some brilliant betting skills.
Donna Amo is a writer at Gutshot Magazine. She is a graduate from Sophia College of Women, Mumbai with a degree in English Literature. When this October born foodie is not writing content or poetry, she spends her time laughing at memes or watching series. Based out of Mizoram, she is drawn to all things nature and has a soft spot for puppies.
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