Top 10 gambling singers and musicians

A large number of people love gambling. Famous people, whom we often associate with musical activity, were also noticed behind this favorite thing. We would like to present to you our Top 10 gambling singers and musicians, where you can learn something new about your favorite artist because it’s always exciting.

1. Madonna

The most famous representative of our top 10 is Madonna. She took second place in one of the lottery draws and picked up a prize of 120,000 euros. She used the money to build a school in Malawi, Africa.

2. Gladys Knight

Seven-time Grammy Award winner Gladys Knight was known for more than just her music. After moving to Las Vegas, she fell in love with gambling. She explained this by saying she was bored in her free time from performances, and her friend introduced her to blackjack. It can be argued that the casino changed her life because it turned into a problem and prevented her from living a normal life in the future.

3. Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister

Ian “Lemmy” Kilmister was known for his passion for slot machines. He was the lead singer and bassist of the rock band, Motörhead, known for their hit, “Ace of Spades.” Perhaps this song appeared in many ways thanks to this hobby. In 2016, a slot dedicated to this group was also released. The developer is NetEnt, so if you’re a Motörhead fan, you can play it on the best Canadian gambling sites.

4. Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra is known worldwide for his musical talent. He took part in 50 films and sold 150 million records with his music. His love of gambling began with his move to Las Vegas. He has a lot of stories connected with this place and connections with the mafia. Also, he is known for the case when, after another loss, he rammed the doors in one of the casinos on a stolen golf cart. He also purchased the Cal Neva Lodge & Casino in 1960. He may have done this to lose money in his casino. It’s much more economical that way.

5. Sean “P Diddy” Combs

Sean “P Diddy” Combs has had a successful rap career and is also the producer of Usher and Notorious B.I.G., who have been on the charts with their hits. Everyone who knows Puff Daddy knows that blackjack is his favorite game. After all, even during tours, he could set up a table backstage to play in his spare time. Also, visiting Las Vegas, he always ends up at the blackjack table.

Once during the opening after the renovation of a casino in Atlantic City, P Diddy appeared as a guest star. After completing his performances, he immediately went to the blackjack table and challenged the dealer.

6. Nelly

There is another rapper on our list, Cornell Iral Haynes Jr., whom everyone knows as Nelly. His favorite game is poker, especially Texas Hold’em. He took part in various tournaments under the auspices of PokerStars, as well as the World Series of Poker. There is also a known case of a fight at the poker table involving a rapper in 2020, which got into the press and on YouTube.

7. Lady Gaga

The most popular song that comes to mind about poker is Lady Gaga’s hit, “Poker Face.” From 2008-2009 she played everywhere. Perhaps the love of poker is the inspiration for writing this song. The singer herself admits that she loves to play poker with her friend. This hobby allows her to distract and relax. Also, the paparazzi often caught Lady Gaga in Las Vegas playing blackjack.

8. Jay-Z

Another frequent visitor to the casino in Las Vegas is rapper Jay-Z. He can be considered one of the most successful in the music industry of our time because he has 24 Grammy awards. The gambling industry evolve through time, so Jay-Z started to play blackjack and poker. And the rapper calls himself a professional.

9. 50 Cent

50 Cent is probably the most avid gambler among all the benchmarks on our list. In addition to his passion for blackjack, he is very fond of sports betting. He bet $500,000 on the New York Giants in the NFL, as well as $1.6 million on Floyd Mayweather to win against Pacquiao.

10. Sully Erna

Godsmack lead singer Sully Erna is a successful poker player. He participated in many tournaments where he earned good money. In most cases, the musician admits he lost his nerve and lacked patience. The biggest win was $307,325 at the Five-Diamond World Poker Classic. Then she took second place.


Everyone loves gambling. To do this, you only need free time and desire. As you can see, in an era of modernity, gambling was in demand, even among the most famous people on our planet. Despite touring and various filming, they always found time for their favorite hobby.

Author’s Bio:

Robert Gee is a well-known publicist, analyst, and editor of many articles about pop stars, musicians, and actors. His products can be seen in many celebrity magazines. He shows them as ordinary people about whom only a good impression is formed. Robert is also passionate about gambling and knows what to tell readers in this area.

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