For those who don’t know, rapper/mogul Jay-Z (born Jay-Zee) has been a more frequent presence on the Las Vegas scene, having just opened The 40/40 Club at the new Palazzo extension to the Venetian.
This is good news for high stakes poker players, as money ain’t a thing to Jay-Z, and he likes to gamble.
As first reported by mediatakeout.com here, Jay-Z has recently lost over $500k in high stakes poker games.
Says Poker Listings on one of the crucial hands:
Jay-Z was allegedly holding a pair of queens but his opponent had the nut-flush meaning disaster for the man also known as Shawn Carter.