Charles Barkley

There is no denying that Charles Barkley was one of the greatest players to ever grace the NBA. This is especially true if you consider that he played power forward in spite of the fact that he is rather short for this position. ...

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Top 10 Most Famous Professional Poker Players

Poker is a game not for the faint of heart. It takes skill, an ability to deceive and many other attributes beside. It’s no surprise that over the last ten years, poker has become a popular game to watch and to play. Although ...

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Antonio Esfandiari

Antonio Esfandiari aka “The Magician” was born Amir Esfandiary on December 8, 1978 in Tehran, Iran. He and his family moved to San Jose, California when he was just nine and he was able to pursue his dream of becoming a magician. His ...

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Erica Schoenberg

Erica Schoenberg, known as “Blackjack Babe” and “Poker Babe” was born in 1978 in Ohio, USA. She had multiple careers before becoming a professional blackjack and poker player, including as a personal trainer, model and volleyball player. Though she has never yet won ...

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Phil Ivey

Phil Ivey was born in New Jersey in 1976 and began playing poker in his teens. Being underage never stopped him though; he told his parents at age 16 he would play professional poker and bought a fake ID so he could enter ...

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Matt Damon

Damon was born and raised in Massachusetts, and at the age of 10, made a new friend that would change the course of his life: Ben Affleck. The two boys were inseparable from the moment they met, and did absolutely everything together. They ...

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Pamela Anderson

Like so many models, Pamela Anderson’s career started by chance. While working as a fitness instructor, she happened to be watching a football game wearing a tight ‘Labatt’s beer’ t-shirt – and found herself being broadcast on the stadium’s screens. A representative of ...

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Ben Affleck

Ben Affleck has been on our screens since the age of just 12 years old – and in the years since, has become one of Hollywood’s most prolific film stars. Much of his success can be linked to his casting in Good Will ...

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Top 10 Most Famous Professional Blackjack Players

Blackjack is one of the most famous card games played in high-stakes games in some of the world’s most famous casinos. It is no surprise that it has produced semi-celebrities amongst its players, some of whom have been big winners and made a ...

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Vanessa Selbst

Selbst was born in Brooklyn, NY in 1984 and began playing poker at age 22 – later than some of her fellow professional card players who started in their teens or younger. She is an Ivy League graduate, having studied political science at ...

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