Ben Affleck Gives Up His Jackpot
Proving that fame has dulled neither Ben Affleck’s blue-collar sensibility nor his sense of humanity, the chisel-jawed actor surprised workers at a Las Vegas casino last weekend by giving them all of his sizable jackpot, reported ABC online.
Affleck and his bosom buddy, Matt Damon, were playing blackjack at the Hard Rock Café, and apparently Ben struck the big time, said ABC.
Just when you’d want to start complaining that he’s a rich Hollywood actor and hardly needs the cash, he goes and gives up the green, all $140,000 of it, to the Sin City Hard Rock employees.
An anonymous source told the New York Post that the actor “tipped out all of his chips to waitresses, dealers, concierges, bell guys… it was amazing … some people were getting $5,000, some people were getting more.”
Affleck and Damon also made friends with another batch of hard laborers in May, when they attended a rally at Harvard in order to urge the prestigious university to pay its janitors more than minimum wage.
Affleck’s parents both worked as custodians at the institution-Albawaba.com.
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