Ben Affleck is an American actor and filmmaker.
In 2004, Affleck won the California State Poker Championship for £356,400. He attended the WSOP on numerous occasions, to participate in the Ante Up for Africa charity tournaments.
In 2013, he starred in 'Runner Runner' alongside Justin Timberlake and Gemma Arterton.
He was also part of Molly Bloom's high-stakes poker games that took place in the mid-2000s, which featured in the 2017 film 'Molly's Game'
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Since then, he has made appearances in the Ed Asner & Friends Celebrity Poker Tournament.
Card Counting Controversy
In 2014, Affleck was banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock after allegedly being witnessed counting cards.