10 Celebrity Who Have A Gambling Problem

Pamela Anderson 

In 2007 Pamela Anderson gave viewers of the 'Ellen DeGeneres Show' an insight into her relationship with poker.

Ben Affleck

Actor Ben Affleck is known to gamble professionally

Charles Barkley

NBA star Charles Barkley told an ESPN interviewer that he lost about US$10 million because of his habit.

Charlie Sheen

When Charlie Sheen and ex-wife Denise Richards were in the middle of their divorce, she gave a sworn statement in which she referred to Sheen's gambling problem.

Gladys Knight

Singer Gladys Knight, who is known to many as the Empress of Soul, suffered for nearly ten years from a gambling addiction to the game baccarat.

Matt Damon

As previously mentioned, Matt Damon was in the ring at The Viper Room. He has a very public relationship with the game of poker.

Michael Phelps

There were rumors that decorated Olympian Michael Phelps had a gambling problem. The rumors started when friends claimed to be worried about him.


In 2011, Nelly's former manager, Slim, criticized the rapper in the media, claiming that he had lost all his money gambling

Ray Romano

Actor Ray Romano gave an interview before the 2011 World Series of Poker in which he admitted to a betting problem.

Tobey Maguire

Whether or not Tobey Maguire's penchant for poker can be described as a problem is debatable.