Joe Rogan’s Longtime Friend Reveals Bizarre Reason Dana White is Banned from All Casinos in Las Vegas

Published 05/13/2022, 10:38 AM EDT
PHOENIX, AZ – JUNE 10: Dana White prepares for the face-offs while meeting with the press and the fans during the UFC 263 press conference on June 10, 2021, at Arizona Federal Theatre in Phoenix, AZ. (Photo by Louis Grasse/PxImages/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

The UFC head honcho, Dana White, is a remarkable individual. White has made himself and the company over hundreds of millions of dollars through his ways of doing business. White enjoys a luxurious lifestyle and spends most of his time with his family in Las Vegas. 

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Staying in the sin city, Dana White indulges in gambling and has been also spotted at casinos many times. According to reports, they banned the UFC president from playing blackjack at almost every major casino in Las Vegas. 

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Tom Segura said, “Dana White is banned from almost every, he lives in vegas, for playing blackjack because he has taken, listen to this, he has taken them for millions. He has a system. One of the casinos I forget which one. They gave him a belt. They’re like you are the champ, and you are no longer coming back.”

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“It’s insane. I don’t know what his system is, but we’re talking walking out with like ‘hey i won $1.3 million playing blackjack the other day and they’re like please don’t come here anymore,” Segura added.

Apparently, Dana White is a blackjack genius and has made millions from multiple casinos in Las Vegas. The UFC president apparently has a system that works for him and costs the casinos big money. There was also an instance where he got banned after he won 7 million dollars in profit from one of the casinos. 

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Dana White reveals his insane gambling story

In an interview, Dana White revealed a crazy story of how his first-ever blackjack tournament went. The UFC president said, “So I never played in a blackjack tournament before. It’s my first blackjack tournament, we made it to the last table. There were five people including myself. A total of five so me plus four.”

White continued, “This guy comes over to me he says ‘so let me tell you how this works.’ He says, ‘when we make it to the last table we all split the money,’ and I’m like fuck no. I came to win this f**king thing.”

Dana White then revealed that he went on to win the tournament and was also awarded a trophy by the casino. However, after that, he was forced to leave the Palms casino in Las Vegas.

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Pranit Punjabi

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Pranit Punjabi is a UFC author at EssentiallySports. A third-year psychology major, this Justin Gaethje fan merged his interest in psychology with his deep passion for MMA and was intrigued by this new angle to help him get closer to the action. Pranit aims to look through the violence and chaos, into what makes MMA truly beautiful, the deep and rich psychological aspect of the game.

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