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Here Are Some Of The Top Musicians With A Passion For Gambling



It’s no surprise that famous musical celebrities often make the headlines for doing something unconventional.

People like to peek into the lives of celebrities to see what’s going on behind the scenes and you have numerous tabloid reports about something scandalous that a celebrity did.

Of course, famous musicians tend to indulge in activities every now and then that seem weird to us. A good example is gambling. Many musicians today browse sites like Netent to find the most reliable source of entertainment.

When you have a virtually unlimited amount of money, you tend to spend it in the most unconventional of ways. That being said, here are a few top musicians with a passion for gambling.

Ian Fraser Kilmister

Better known as Lemmy was an English musician who was the founder, lead singer, bassist, and primary songwriter of the rock band Motörhead. As you might imagine, Lemmy had a passion for gambling.

You’d think he’d be into poker and other card games due to his song “Ace of Spades” but Lemmy preferred slot games actually. His passion for slot games was his way of getting away from everything to clear his head.

Francis Albert Sinatra

Known across the world as Frank Sinatra. Frank was an American singer and actor who is generally viewed as one of the greatest musical artists of the 20th century. He had a strong passion for gambling and was one of the first to connect music with gambling and casinos.

He also had quite the ties with the Italian mafia in the U.S. In 1960, Frank bought a share in the Cal-Neva Lodge and Casino but due to the pressure from the FBI because of Sinatra’s alleged ties with the mafia, he was forced to give up his shares of the casino.

Sean John Combs

Also known as Puff Daddy, Diddy, Puffy, and P. Diddy is a well-known American rapper with a passion for gambling. Aside from his musical accomplishments, Combs is a passionate blackjack player.

He’s often seen as an ambassador for the game and he visited numerous casinos during his tours where he played at some of the most famous blackjack tables. People close to Combs claim that he’s a very talented blackjack player.

Closing Words

Many musicians and other celebrities love to gamble. More often than not, gambling is their brief escape from the life of fame and glory. When you have lots of money to spend, who’s to tell you how you’re going to spend it to entertain yourself?

Hi, my name is Erick Ycaza. I have a BA in Advertising & Graphic Design. This blog is to provide you with daily music news and share my personal style.

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