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Posted June 12, 2022 by Chris in Features
 
 

Top 5 Musicians That Play Casinos And Won Big

To some people, the only people that play casino games are just normal human beings who are not in the spotlight but that is not true. Musicians are also part of those who like to play casino games such as poker, bingo and the rest of them. There are so many famous musicians that played this game and won huge sums of money in the process. 

While some musicians might prefer to stay at home, get some free spins online, and bet big on casinos, there are some of them that prefer to stay at brick and mortar casinos to play. Either ways, below are some popular musicians that enjoy playing poker, bingo, roulette, and other casino games:

Frank Sinatra:

Frank Sinatra is a famous musician that has appeared in more than 50 movies and has sold more than 150 million records. He has a lot of success in the music industry and this also includes the casino. Despite having many losses, he still has a lot of wins to his name and he even went as far as establishing his own casino company known as Cal Neva Lodge & Casino. His love for playing poker, bingo, roulette, and other casino games started when he moved to Las Vegas. 

P Diddy: 

P Diddy is best known for his rapping career, but this is not the only thing that ehw does well. He is also known for being the producer of high ticket artists such as Notorious B.I.G and Usher. Whenever he is not busy making music for his fans, he is at the casino table winning big. Despite few losses, the rapper/producer has had a lot of success on the tables just like he has on stage. He was even called to Harrah’s Casino in Atlantic City to inaugurate its new blackjack tables. 

Sully Erna: 

Talking about musicians who have enjoyed success at the casino table, Sully Erna is surely one of them as he even went as far as competing in the World poker series. Apart from playing casino games, this musician was well known for being the vocalist in the rock band Godsmack. When he competed in the 2006 World Series of Poker he came 713th position among 8,773 players, and this earned him $17,730. He also competed in the 2007 World Series of Poker where he finished 237th out of 6,358 people who participated in the event. In the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic this musician got more than $307,325. 

Gladys Knight:

Gladys Knight is a famous musician that has won seven Grammy Awards and has been nominated more than 22 times. She is well known for singing with a musical band ‘The Pips’ and also sometimes she sings on her own (solo). She started playing blackjack, poker, roulette, and other casino games when she moved to Las Vegas in the 1980s. She started playing these games with small money before moving to bigger cash and there was even a time she won more than $60,000.

50 Cent:

50 Cent whose full name is Curtis James Jackson is a famous rapper that is known for his rap music such as “In Da Club”. He is also an entrepreneur and drew attention in 2015 when he filed for bankruptcy. There was even a time he placed a bet on the New York Giants against the San Francisco 49ers in 2012. 

Conclusion 

Even musicians like to play poker, bingo, blackjack, roulette, and other casino games. Some of them have lost a lot of money while playing these games while some of them, despite losing a few, have won a lot of money. Musicians like P Diddy, 50 Cents, Gladys Knight, and many more love to play casino games. 


Chris

 
I listen to and write about music!