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Michael Jordan‘s love for gambling is not something that was ever kept a secret. The Chicago Bulls legend himself has made his love for gambling public on many occasions. With the sale of his share in the Charlotte Hornets confirmed and his ever-increasing 3.5-billion-dollar net worth, it’s entirely possible for him to keep spending money in Vegas and never run out.

Charles Barkley, who has seen his share of losses in the gambling world, revealed how His Airness always tilted the favors to his side in every game he played, whether it be on the court or on the table.

Don’t play with the GOAT if you want to win

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Jordan would gamble on anything and everything. When it came to poker, though, his favorite was the no-limit game. But having a 2-billion-dollar net worth at the time meant that it wouldn’t end well for anyone who went up against him. So, playing a no-limit game meant that they had to keep putting money on the table.

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Jordan often gambled with Scottie Pippen, Charles Barkley and Magic Johnson. He never accepted defeat, and he always did everything to win. Jordan would continue the game until everyone else ran out of money. Some days the matches would go on until 7 in the morning.

Charles Barkley has also previously revealed that Jordan often tried to “buy the pot” by continuing the game until everyone ran out of money. Barkley was an avid gambler back in the day. He has revealed that he has won millions in Vegas. But he admitted that he has lost far more, losing close to $20 million in Vegas.

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Jordan’s gambling habits have been widely shared by both his teammates and his opponents.

Michael Jordan didn’t want to lose, even in gambling

From betting on whose suitcase would come out first from the luggage carrier to betting on bull races, Michael was ready to place a bet and gamble any time he could. But his competitive spirit and desire to always win often made him cheat as well.

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Scottie Pippen revealed that Michael would get inside information during bull races to get the result in his favor. Similarly, when he bet with his teammates about whose bag would come out first, he walked away with everyone’s money as his baggage came out first. The teammates paid out the money, not knowing Michael had bribed the person to put his bag in the front.