“We had a back and forth card game with Michael Jordan and Jay-Z” Charles Oakley reminisces losing $50,000 while gambling

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Charles Oakley and Michael Jordan
Charles Oakley and Michael Jordan

Michael Jordan is very much well known for his gambling habits; he was so addicted to it that he used to gamble on everything whether it was a card game or to see whose bag the airport attendee will bring out first. Although his gambling addiction never affected his performance in the game, it became a new target for media to make a big headline during the 90s era.

Meanwhile, there is no other person than Charles Oakley to depict how the situation goes when the money was on the table and MJ couldn’t resist and start betting. Charles Oakley was the former teammate of MJ in Bulls but he got reunited when signed a deal with the Washington Wizards in 2002. Moreover, he has recently shared about how he lost $50,000 while gambling with Bulls legend and Rap Icon.

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Charles Oakley talks about a gambling incident with Michael Jordan and Jay-Z where he lost $50,000

Charles Oakley and Michael Jordan
Charles Oakley and Michael Jordan

Charles Oakley appeared on the recent episode of the Club Shay Shay podcast with Shannon Sharpe to promote his new book ‘The Last Enforcer.’ In this podcast, Oakley discussed how he lost $50,000 while betting with Michael Jordan and Jay-z on the MJ’s birthday. When Sharpe asked, “what the most money you lost in the cash game?”

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“I don’t know I said about 50,” Oakley replied. “We played coco uh, don’t play no guns. I hate guns you don’t play boo right hey I don’t know no I like guts but I hate blu-ray okay so we had MJ’s birthday party so I did all the cooking did all this and that so we had a poker game going on with MJ and some other crew we had another gut game going with jay-z world west and a few other guys so I was back and forth because I was doing you know I was doing the serving of the food.”

Michael Jordan and Charles Oakley
Michael Jordan and Charles Oakley

Oakley further added, “So it was coming to an end so JJ Boyd won think he tried to I thought he caught butt on him but I was sweating I was about to get in his a** because I think he called the pot and didn’t have the money you know he was with jay but still though he had it in front of him so we don’t play that you bar you call something then you borrow no you gotta have in front of you to call it right so uh I was kind of heated but uh it was a good night because that was my man birthday you know the second night yeah,”

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