Affleck pulls out of poker tournament over migraine

The Good Will Hunting star was due to compete at the World Series of Poker ‘Ante Up for Africa’ event at the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, which started on Monday (05Jul10).

But he had to scrap his entry after falling ill, reports New York Post gossip column PageSix.

Affleck tells the publication, “This is the one poker event I go to each year, and I didn’t even get to play.”

He wasn’t the only celebrity taking part in the event – American Pie actress Shannon Elizabeth came second in the tournament.