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Dan Bilzerian

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A venture capitalist by trade, Dan Bilzerian (a.k.a. "Blitz") has made a name for himself as a high-stakes poker player, thrill seeker and, more recently, Hollywood actor. His lavish lifestyle, penchant for danger and carefree attitude has gotten him attention around the world as an international playboy.Bilzerian, 32, is a regular on the high-stakes poker scene, playing in private games with the rich and famous where every hand is more than most people's yearly salary. He has played in games where the minimum buy-in has been millions of dollars.Bilzerian is a relentless gambler who makes some of the most outrageous bets that are regularly the talk of the gambling world. From swimming across an alligator infested lake or jumping off a 90-foot cliff to simply betting on a random person's opinion or the flip of a coin, Bilzerian will take almost any wager. He made headlines when he competed in what has to have been the highest-stakes drag race in history, winning $385,000 at the Las Vegas Speedway. Bilzerian was driving a 1965 A/C Cobra and beat a 2011 Ferrari 458, which was considered at the time to be one of the fastest cars in the world.As an actor and stuntman, Bilzerian's credits include "Olympus Has Fallen," starring Gerard Butler and Morgan Freeman, as well as three films to be released in 2014:"Lone Survivor," starring Mark Wahlberg; "The Equalizer," starring Denzel Washington; and "The Other Woman," starring Cameron Diaz and Kate Upton.True to his nature, Bilzerian spends his free time doing extreme sports around the world as well as training MMA, scuba diving, mountain biking, snowmobiling and racing cars.Bilzerian was born and raised in Tampa, Florida. Along with his brother Adam, Bilzerian invests in and manages business interests across a wide array of industries, including real estate, oil and entertainment. He enlisted in the Navy for four years and went directly into SEAL training. After completing 2 hell-weeks and 500 days of training, Bilzerian was dropped from the program for a safety violation two days before graduation. He received an honorable discharge and spent the following four years at the University of Florida majoring in business and criminology. Bilzerian left college after achieving significant financial success and focused his time on funding start up companies. Bilzerian divides his time between homes in Los Angeles, Las Vegas and San Diego.  See full bio on IMDb »

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Dan Bilzerian -- Burglars Target Mega-Gun Collection In Home Burglary

Dan Bilzerian
Burglars Target Mega-Gun Collection In Home Burglary

Dan Bilzerian was the target of a burglary where the bad guys took direct aim at his sizable gun collection. We're told while Dan was in NYC Friday night at the Electric Zoo Music Festival,… READ MORE >

Dan Bilzerian Sues Website ... I Don't Have Any STDs!!!

Dan Bilzerian
Sues Website I Don't Have Any STDs!!!

Dan Bilzerian says he's clean as a whistle, which is why he's suing a website for claiming he's riddled with an STD. Bilzerian filed a defamation suit against TheDirty.com and its founder,… READ MORE >

- 183 days ago
Dan Bilzerian -- Drops $650K On VIP Wristband  for Rave

Dan Bilzerian
Drops $650K On VIP Wristband for Rave

Electric Zoo festivalgoers who dropped $439 for a VIP wristband have nothing on Instagram kingpin Dan Bilzerian ... because he’s taking VIP to a new stage ... literally.   Bilzerian… READ MORE >

- 194 days ago
30 Times Dan Bilzerian Flaunted His Wealth -- See The Flashy Photos!

30 Times Dan Bilzerian
Flaunted His Wealth -- See The Flashy Photos!

Dan Bilzerian's wealth can't be contained to his bank account. Whether he's dropping half a mill on a rave or flaunting his expensive exploits on social media, dude is always down to parade his… READ MORE >

- 195 days ago
Dan Bilzerian -- Defaces NASCAR Vehicle

Dan Bilzerian
Defaces NASCAR Vehicle

Dan Bilzerian is new face of NASCAR ... well, at least for one race ... 'cause the billionaire playboy's grill will be on the front hood of a car competing in Saturday's Sprint Cup Race ... TMZ… READ MORE >

- 291 days ago
 DJ Pauly D -- Puts Up Half A Mil For D. Bilz Lambo

DJ Pauly D
Puts Up Half A Mil For D. Bilz Lambo

DJ Pauly D just dropped nearly half a million bucks on a ride to Vegas ... he snagged Dan Bilzerian's sick Lambo and hit the high desert. Things are going EXTREMELY well for Pauly… READ MORE >

- 329 days ago
Nik Richie vs. Dan Bilzerian -- Epic Cake Beatdown ... One Step Closer to Boxing? (VIDEO)

Nik Richie vs. Dan Bilzerian
EPIC CAKE BEATDOWN One Step Closer to Boxing?

Internet playboys Nik Richie and Dan Bilzerian have been trading barbs online for months and they finally came to blows Wednesday night … well, not really … but it's hysterical… READ MORE >

- 355 days ago
Dan Bilzerian -- This Lambo's Gotta Go! I've Got No Room For It

Dan Bilzerian
Lambo's Gotta Go! I've Got No Room For It

Most people unload high-priced sports cars because they're gas guzzling money pits on wheels -- but Dan Bilzerian does it because he's got one too many sick rides. #DanBilzerianProblems… READ MORE >

- 357 days ago
Dan Bilzerian -- Wins Big in Bomb Case

Dan Bilzerian
Wins BIG in Bomb Case

Dan Bilzerian is the bomb when it comes to plea bargaining, because we've learned he's been cleared of felony bomb-making charges. TMZ broke the story ... Bilzerian was arrested at LAX in… READ MORE >

- 368 days ago
Dan Bilzerian -- He's a Porn Star-Tossing God Who Hustled Hustler

Dan Bilzerian
He's a Porn Star-Tossing God Who Hustled Hustler

Larry Flynt and company may tell their models to spread 'em wide, but they don't push 'em off roofs ... which is why they're going after Dan Bilzerian on the one hand and calling him a God on the… READ MORE >

- 383 days ago

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