6 | James Woods shines at the L.A. Poker Classic

It’s Celebrity Sunday on PokerStats! James Woods isn’t just a “poker playing celebrity” … he’s a poker player who just happens to be a Hollywood actor. Woods recently participated in the L.A. Poker Classic poker series presented at the Commerce Casino in Los Angeles where he collected the second win of his career on the live tournament circuit, besting a 88-player field on the way a title in the $1,100 buy-in Omaha 8 or Better event….

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93rd | ‘The Notebook’ Director Cassavetes hits Top 100

It’s Celebrity Sunday on PokerStats! Famed ‘The Notebook’ director Nick Cassavetes surely likes to spend some his time away from Hollywood sets at the poker table. Known as a big player in the Hollywood home games, Cassavetes is also no stranger to live tournament play. Back in 2005, the Los Angeles resident was right in the thick of things in the World Series of Poker Main Event. After several days of competition, he would finally…

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9th | Michael Phelps final tables in Las Vegas

It’s Celebrity Sunday on PokerStats! Michael Phelps, the most decorated athlete in the history of the Olympic Games, will be making a comeback this summer, in hopes on adding to his 22 medal count at the 2016 Summer Games in Rio. When he’s not in the pool, Phelps has also enjoyed spending time at the poker table. Back in 2008, he even final tabled a preliminary event at the Caesars Palace Classic in Las Vegas….

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356,400 | Ben Affleck wins big in Los Angeles

Ben Affleck’s appearance in “poker” film Runner, Runner may not have been a success, but his appearance at the California State Poker Championship in 2004 certainly was! It’s Celebrity Sunday on PokerStats and they don’t get any bigger than Batman himself! Affleck may only have on line on his THM profile, but it’s an impressive one. Affleck would defeat Stan Goldstein heads-up for the Championship title. He would take home $356,400 for his effort. Fab Five…

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3rd | Shannon Elizabeth’s deep run at the NBC Heads Up

Thr year was 2007 and there wasn’t a hotter poker event than the NBC National Heads-Up Championship, presented at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. While top-ranked pros filled most of the bracket, a few celebrities were always invited as well, to spice things up. American Pie star Shannon Elizabeth would receive an invitation in 2007 and she would not disappoint, making it all the way to the semi-final, winning four matches before falling to eventual…

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