1. Matt Damon
Having bought the two worlds of celebrity and poker together with his portrayal of Mike McDermott in the hit movie Rounders, Matt Damon was one of the first major film stars to make serious inroads at the World Series of Poker.
2. Teddy Sheringham
A regular at behind-closed-doors cash games of the nosebleed stakes variety, former Premier League star Teddy Sheringham is one of the best-loved regulars on the celeb poker circuit and a mainstay guest on a number of UK poker shows.
3. Shane Warne
Any Australian who shirks his duty as a commentator for Sky Sports’ Ashes coverage so that he can play in the World Series Main Event certainly gets our nod, and sources on the poker circuit report that Warney’s game has come on leaps and bounds lately.
4. Shannon Elizabeth
Famed for a string of sensational performances during her deep run in the 2007 NBC Heads-Up Poker Championship, American Pie beauty Shannon Elizabeth has scalped a number of big name pros and also cashed four times at the WSOP.
5. Boris Becker
A newly-emerging star on the EPT and WPT circuits, tennis legend Boris Becker is a sponsored PokerStars pro and the subject of their current European ad campaign. He recently cashed in the WPT World Championships and is considered a genuine talent.