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Source: No more blackjack for Ben Affleck at Las Vegas casino

From Rachel Wells, CNN
May 3, 2014 -- Updated 1627 GMT (0027 HKT)
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  • Ben Affleck was banned because he was too good, a source close to the actor says
  • Source: He was "not booted" from the casino, as other reports suggest

(CNN) -- It's a bust for actor Ben Affleck at one Las Vegas casino.

The actor was "banned from playing blackjack at the Hard Rock casino in Las Vegas," a source close to Affleck told CNN on Friday.

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Affleck was "not booted" from the casino as other reports have indicated, the source said. Rather, the source says, he was asked to leave after casino security told him: "You are too good at the game."

The actor was told he could play other games at the casino, the source said.

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas did not immediately respond to a CNN request for comment about the Tuesday incident.

The source did not say whether casino security accused Affleck of card counting, which is not a crime. It is frowned on by casinos, and it can lead to a ban by a gambling establishment.

Affleck was in Las Vegas with his wife for a quick getaway before the actor begins shooting "Batman vs. Superman," the source said. Affleck has been cast as Bruce Wayne in the upcoming film.

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