Vegas casino bans Affleck

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Ben Affleck has been banned for life from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas because security says it caught him counting cards Tuesday night, according to TMZ.com.

Hard Rock casino sources say that Mr. Affleck was playing blackjack at a high rollers' table when security informed him he had been deemed an "advantaged player" and was no longer allowed to play blackjack at the Hard Rock.

Counting cards isn't technically illegal, but it can get you kicked out of a casino.

In 2001, Mr. Affleck reportedly amassed $800,000 in blackjack winnings (at the Hard Rock no less) by playing three $20,000 blackjack hands at once. He also played in the World Series of Poker alongside buddy Matt Damon,

Mr. Affleck is to begin filming the untitled Batman-Superman movie in Detroit later this month.

His reps could not be reached for comment, according to Variety.


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