Ben Affleck`s loss in poker scandal overstated

Updated: May 12, 2013, 16:11 PM IST

Los Angeles: Actor-filmmaker Ben Affleck was a victim of one of the largest poker scandals, but reportedly his estimated loss is being exaggerated.

According to a new report, Affleck was one of hundreds of players who lost money on a website called Ultimate Bet during their cheating scandal in 2003.

One of the site`s former owners claims that Affleck lost close to half a million dollars, but the actor`s sources say “that is nowhere near the case”. reports that Affleck did lose some money in the scandal but it was refunded as the money was won through cheating.