Celebrity High Rollers
Celebrity high rollers are gamblers who spend lavishly in casino gaming. Some celebrities may be professional gamblers while others simply relish the excitement of winning big.
Celebrity high rollers can earn and lose millions in just a single night when it comes to casinos – particularly Las Vegas casinos. They are frequently seen here.
Matt Damon has become one of Hollywood’s premier actors, winning numerous accolades including an Oscar for Good Will Hunting: Best Original Screenplay.
He’s an award-winning film producer, but in his free time enjoys playing poker – even competing in a celebrity tournament to raise funds for charity!
Damon has made numerous movies throughout his career, such as The Rainmaker, The Departed and Good Will Hunting. Additionally, he has served as both director and screenwriter.
Damon is widely known for playing everyman roles. From comedies and dramas, to science fiction films and action flicks he has made an impressionful career for himself.
His most celebrated films include Saving Private Ryan (1998), Syriana (2005) and the Bourne franchise. Most recently he has collaborated on Promised Land with Gus Van Sant, his director from Good Will Hunting.
Ben Affleck and Eddie are now business partners through Artists Equity Production Company, having shared an in-depth friendship that began when they were both children.
George Clooney has always enjoyed visiting casinos around the world, even while enjoying wealth and fame of Hollywood hunk George Clooney. At one time he even considered purchasing one in Las Vegas; this has yet to materialize however.
Clooney has also shown his talents behind the camera. He made his directorial debut with Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (based on TV producer Chuck Barris’ autobiography) in 2002 and later directed Good Night and Good Luck (2005) and The Ides of March (2011).
Clooney quickly rose to become one of Hollywood’s leading movie stars during this 14-year span, both as an actor and as an author-director-producer. He starred in numerous high-profile projects by Steven Soderbergh (Out of Sight 1998), the Coen brothers’ O, Brother Where Art Thou? (2000-01) and Ocean’s Eleven (12), 13 (2001-04 and 2007).
He received critical acclaim and won numerous awards for his work on these films, earning critical acclaim as well as being cast in The Ides of March 2011 (written, directed and starred).
Clooney has earned five Academy Award nominations for Best Director and one for Best Original Screenplay; making him the only actor ever nominated in both categories. Furthermore, Clooney has long been involved with humanitarian and environmental causes through United Nations Messengers of Peace membership and activism; additionally he founded and co-chairs his foundation dedicated to helping those in need – Clooney Foundation for Justice aims to do just that!
Jennifer Tilly has become one of the go-to players when it comes to televised poker, thanks to her aggressive style and entertaining table talk. Viewers love watching Jennifer on television!
She won her WSOP bracelet for winning the Ladies’ No-Limit Texas Hold ‘Em event in 2005 for $158,625. Since 2004, Phil Laak, one of the leading high-stakes poker pros in the world, and she have been married.
Tilly enjoys playing low-stakes poker for fun with friends despite her celebrity and wealth. She emphasizes that she does not do it for financial gain but instead for socialization purposes and fun experiences.
Her father, an avid poker player himself, gave her a World Series of Poker video game when she was still young, sparking an interest that has continued into adulthood. Since then, she has competed in a variety of live tournaments – including World Series of Poker – and cashed over $1 Million playing high-stakes cash games.
She has appeared on various televised poker shows, such as Celebrity Poker Showdown (where she finished third), and Poker Royale – in which she battled Patrik Antonius and Phil Ivey who are two of the most well-known professional players worldwide.