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Pamela Anderson Says Ex-Husband Rick Salomon Won $40 Million Last Year Playing Poker: TMZ

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Wealthy poker player Rick Salomon and actress Pamela Anderson are going through a divorce, and the latter is alleging in court documents that Salomon won $40 million playing poker last year, with a lot of it coming from billionaire poker player Andy Beal, according to TMZ.

Anderson reportedly is looking to claim half of that poker money won last year.

According to Anderson, in one weekend Beal and Salomon played at the Bellagio in Las Vegas and Beal was up $13 million at one point in the session before ending their heads-up match down $16 million to Salomon. Beal also recently lost $5 million to Todd Brunson.

Anderson filed for divorce just days after Salomon cashed for $2.8 million in last year’s $1 million buy-in event at the World Series of Poker. He finished fourth.

Their split was actually the second time the couple has separated. In 2007, after just two months living happily ever after, Anderson and Salomon said enough was enough.

Anderson and Salomon actually got hitched the first time thanks to spending a lot of time together in a poker game. Anderson reportedly lost $250,000 to Salomon in that game.

Curious about how Salomon plays poker? He’s a look at a big hand he played last year.