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Canadian rapper Drake has been concerned within the sports activities world for years now. He is greatest recognized for being a superfan of the Toronto Raptors, however he is additionally associates with loads of athletes and is commonly seen in any respect method of sporting occasions. He is developed a repute as a little bit of a jinx or mush, as groups and gamers he associates with typically begin to wrestle.

With the explosion of sports activities betting, it is no shock {that a} man Drake’s means has dabbled in throwing cash at video games. On Sunday, it was reported that Drake guess $1 million on Argentina within the World Cup Ultimate. Argentina received the sport, however Drake misplaced his guess.

Drake guess the common time line

For those who’re not used to betting soccer, it may be a bit complicated. In most sports activities, you possibly can guess on both group to win the sport. If the sport goes to time beyond regulation, whichever group wins in time beyond regulation is the successful facet of the guess. Within the uncommon occasion there is a tie in soccer, moneyline wagers are refunded.

When betting on soccer, there are three choices when betting pregame. You may guess on both group to win or the “common time” a part of the sport to finish in a draw. Within the knockout rounds of tournaments, if the sport goes to extra-time, “draw” is the successful guess.

Clearly, odds are completely different consequently. Earlier than the World Cup Ultimate, each Argentina and France have been +175 to win in common time. The draw paid out at +200. When Kylian Mbappe scored two late targets for France to drive further time, the draw ended up being the proper facet. Any wager on Argentina or France was a loser.

Drake guess on Argentina to win the sport in common time. That is why his $1 million guess would have paid out a revenue of $1.75 million. As quickly as the sport went previous 90 minutes and stoppage time, his guess was a loser, it doesn’t matter what occurred in further time.

In fact, there’s additionally a unique market the place you possibly can guess on “group to win the Cup.” In that market, Argentina was -125 to win the World Cup whereas France was a +100 underdog. If Drake guess this market as a substitute, his $1 million wager on Argentina would have paid out an $800,000 in revenue. Whereas that is quite a bit lower than the $1.75 million he would have received in his guess, at the least that wager would have received.

Sadly for Drake, generally being proper takes too lengthy.

ATLANTA, GA - DECEMBER 9: Rapper Drake performs onstage during

Drake misplaced $1 million on Sunday, regardless of betting on Argentina. (Prince Williams/Wireimage)

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Drake has a historical past with sports activities betting

Whereas the Argentina wager is Drake’s newest foray into sports activities betting, it actually wasn’t his first.

Drake guess on the Los Angeles Rams to win Tremendous Bowl LVI and Odell Beckham Jr. to attain a landing within the sport. He received $559,000 on these two bets.

He misplaced $275,000 when he guess on Jorge Masvidal to defeat Colby Covington at UFC 272 again in March.

In early April, he misplaced $80,000 betting on Duke to beat North Carolina within the Ultimate 4. He made that again after which some later within the month when he profited $184,000 off a $78,000 wager on Drake London to be the primary receiver chosen within the 2022 NFL draft.

Drake had a pleasant payday when the Golden State Warriors received the NBA’s Western Convention this previous season, profiting practically $650,000 on a $159,000 wager.

Considered one of his extra spectacular wins got here in Could when he hit a three-leg parlay that includes three Sport 7s throughout two sports activities. He had the Dallas Mavericks beating the Phoenix Suns, the New York Rangers beating the Pittsburgh Penguins and the Calgary Flames beating the Dallas Stars. The $309,000 parlay paid out practically $2.7 million.

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