February 14, 2022 2 min read


Drake Wins Big on Super Bowl Bitcoin Wagers

Last week, days before the start of the Super Bowl, the four-time Grammy winner, Drake, announced that he placed three bets. Keeping up with the popularity of cryptocurrencies, the famous rapper wagered $1.25 million worth of bitcoin by using the popular platform Stake.com. The three bets were expected to bring him more than $2 million. In the end, Drake won two out of the three bets, which still brought him back $1.4 million.

Drake Collects Two Out of Three Super Bowl Bets, Takes Home $1.4M

A breakdown of Drake’s bets shows that the famous rapper bet $472,000 on the Los Angeles Rams to win against the Cincinnati Bengals. Another $393,000 worth of bitcoin the rapper wagered that Odell Beckham Jr. would achieve at least 62.5 receiving yards. Finally, the last $393,000 bet was that Beckham would score a touchdown at any time during the game. Upon announcing the hefty bets, Drake submitted a caption reading “All bets are in on the family.”

Without a doubt, Sunday was Drake’s lucky day as he won two out of the three bets he placed. The $472,000 which the famous singer bet for the Rams to win against the Bengals brought him a hefty $712,000. Moreover, he also won the second bet once Beckham scored a touchdown. The $393,000 bet brought him another $711,000 in winnings. On the other hand, Beckham didn’t achieve 62.5 yards, which resulted in Drake losing $393,000. Still, the two initial bets which he placed and won brought him a whopping $1,432,000 prize payout.

Not Everyone Is as Lucky as Drake

Besides betting on the Super Bowl, last month a recent video showed that Drake enjoys online roulette as well. The video claimed that the famous rapper had placed a significant bet of $200,000 on online roulette. However, further investigation showed that the singer’s website, Stake, restricts single-bets on roulette to $20,000.

But not everyone was as lucky as Drake for the Super Bowl. Jim McIngvale, the famous businessman also known as “Mattress Mack” wagered a staggering $9.5 million in bets on the Super Bowl LVI. However, he didn’t pick the right team. Mattress Mack bet a total of $9.5 million hoping to see the Bengals win. If the team had won, Mack was in for a significant $16 million payout. Sadly, Mack’s $9.5 million wagers went kaput after the Bengals lost to the Rams.


Jerome is a welcome new addition to the Gambling News team, bringing years of journalistic experience within the iGaming sector. His interest in the industry begun after he graduated from college where he played in regular local poker tournaments which eventually lead to exposure towards the growing popularity of online poker and casino rooms. Jerome now puts all the knowledge he's accrued to fuel his passion for journalism, providing our team with the latest scoops online.

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