Nick Cassavetes: From High-Stakes Hollywood Home Games to the WSOP

Published on 06 July 2014 by Pokerlistings 358

Nick Cassavetes has been playing poker for more than a decade, both at the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas and in some of the highest-stakes celebrity home games in Hollywood. Cassavetes is playing in the 2014 WSOP Main Event and spoke to the PokerListings video crew about why he loves poker and why celebrities feel the need to play such high stakes. Cassavetes has directed featured films including The Notebook and Alpha Dog and said even though he might not be as good as some of the pros playing at the WSOP, he always has fun and like to support the game.