Tuesday, May 20, 2008

Charles Barkley gambling

Former NBA star Charles Barkley claims to have recently paid $400,000 gambling debt to the Wynn Las Vegas casino. In addition, he vowed to stop gambling."I am not going to gamble anymore. For right now, the next year or two, I'm not going to gamble."said Charles Barkley to the media.

Barkley also added that "Just because I can afford to lose money doesn't mean I should do it."

Charles Barkley was sued by the Wynn Las Vegas casino after failed to pay $400,000 of gambling debt.

Charles Barkley, 34, was a NBA player in the 1990s and played for the Philadelphia 76ers, the Phoenix Suns and the Houston Rockets. Barkley had won Olympic Gold medals in 1992 and 1996. Charles Barkley also has his name in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. At present, Barkley is an expert commentator at NBA games.

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