rapper, singer and actor, Drake, is no stranger to gambling and has been known
to drop wild amounts of cash while having fun at the casino.
But recently, the high roller has been posting so many casino wins on his Instagram stories that it’s starting to look like he’s a professional gambler.
That, or a gambling influencer.
reportedly bet over $1 billion at Canadian crypto-betting site Stake since
joining the platform in December 2021, which has left many people speculating
whether there’s a partnership in place.
Let’s take a look
at Drake’s love of gambling and his recent foray into crypto betting.
That Time Drake Lost $200K In Atlantic City
You might remember
how a few years ago, Drake made the headlines when he lost nearly $200,000 at the Hard
Rock Casino in Atlantic City when he was on tour.
financially ruin most people, but for someone whose net worth is estimated to
be around $180 million, a $200K loss
would barely be a drop in the ocean, as pointed out by this Redditor:
Drake’s New Roulette-Inspired Watch
Drake loves all
things casino so it’s no surprise that the latest addition to his watch
collection is a $620,000 roulette-inspired timepiece from Jacob & Co.
It features a
fully-functioning roulette wheel and is truly a work of art to be enjoyed by those
who can afford its hefty price tag.
Now He’s Betting Big In Crypto
Drake joined Canadian crypto-betting site Stake in December and has been
placing some seriously crazy bets over the past few months.
Earlier this year, a video was doing the rounds on social media of Drake dropping a single $200K bet on roulette and winning over $7 million.
Then he placed a
$1.3 million worth of Bitcoin bet on the Super Bowl, which he won.
Partnership With Stake?
unclear whether Drake has been betting from his own wallet or whether it’s all
part of a partnership with the Canadian crypto-betting site.
Neither has publicly acknowledged any relationship, however, the Stake logo has featured prominently on the rapper’s Instagram stories – leading many to believe Drake is being paid to promote them.
Whether it’s just for PR or Drake really does love betting with cryptocurrency, it’s certainly gaining a lot of media attention and is proving entertaining for the rapper’s follower base.
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