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Drake Teams Up With Online Gambling Company Stake To Play To Win 'Real Money And Give It All To You'

Drake is a man who’s not only confident in his bars but also in his gambling. According to HipHopDX, the rapper has reportedly bet over $1 billion on online gambling company Stake since joining in December 2021. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Our Generation Music (@ourgenerationmusic) While his personal favorite appears to be online roulette — playing from his laptop at home to even NBA games — Drake recently placed a $1.25 million bet, said to be in Bitcoin. The bets included the Los Angeles Rams winning the Super Bowl, as well as on his close friend and NFL star Odell Beckham Jr. scoring a touchdown. “All bets are in on the family,” he wrote on Instagram ahead of the football showdown. Following the Rams’ victory, Drake went on to receive his payout in CAD and Bitcoin, as previously reported by AfroTech. With plenty of the virtual gambler’s time spent on Stake, the outlet now reports he’s working with the platform for the greater good. In a joint Instagram post,...

Ngozi Nwanji

Mar 2, 2022

Michael Jordan Joins Online Sports Gambling Company DraftKings as Part Owner

NBA legend Michael Jordan is expanding his business prowess as a newly tapped “special advisor” on the board of directors for DraftKings , the fantasy sports and sports betting company. Also, he’s set to receive an undisclosed equity stake, according to USA Today . CNN reports DraftKings adding Jordan’s name to the company’s stake raised their stocks significantly, sending shares around 6 percent higher in early trading. “Michael Jordan is among the most important figures in sports and culture, who forever redefined the modern athlete and entrepreneur,” said Jason Robins — DraftKings co-founder and CEO — in a press statement . “The strategic counsel and business acumen Michael brings to our board is invaluable, and I am excited to have him join our team.” Forbes reports that effective immediately, Jordan will step into his new role to provide “guidance and strategic advice to the board of directors on key business initiatives undertaken by the sports technology and entertainment...

Njera Perkins

Sep 3, 2020