Drake Gives Away $1m in Bitcoin During Stake-Sponsored Live Stream
Drake steals the headlines once more
Rap superstar and Canadian businessman Drake handed out $1m in Bitcoin to his audience during a sponsored reside stream with Stake.com.
Stake lately partnered with Drake soon after he had spent time frequenting their gambling site. The “October’s Extremely Own” label founder has been a huge player in the betting market, winning and losing prizes huge adequate to settle numerous people’s retirement funds.
Although Drake did win $18m on a roulette wheel with his fortunate quantity 11, he ended the evening down $20m, almost 8% of his $250m net worth.
Partnering with Stake
Drake joined forces with Stake final month soon after previously appearing in a sponsored stream with the operator. The 35-year-old is no stranger to risking hefty sums, having gambled on online poker, March Madness, UFC, the NBA Finals, Formula 1, and every little thing else in among.
prizes maxed out at a US-dollar equivalent of $75,000
The “Started from the Bottom” performer gave away 35 Bitcoins for the duration of the stream, his initial given that partnering with Stake. Prizes maxed out at a US-dollar equivalent of $75,000 with winners coming from all more than the planet.
Drake ended the evening on a optimistic note when he won $1m through a futures bet on the Golden State Warriors to make the NBA Finals, which they achieved by defeating the Dallas Mavericks in the Western Conference Finals, four games to one, on Thursday.
Continuing to ascend in the market place
Stake has discovered a home as a premier gaming operator specializing in digital currency.
The gaming provider has been increasing in reputation in recent years, partnering with Premier League and given that-relegated club Watford FC, reaching a deal with retired soccer player Sergio Aguero, and sponsoring the UFC. Its newest work with Drake stole headlines when he won $two.6m on a parlay in one particular of his a lot of enormous wagers.
Another of the rapper’s current plunges was a misguided $260,000 wager on Charles Leclerc to win the Spanish Grand Prix.
Stake revealed that Drake will host a lot more reside stream events, during which far more digital currencies will be offered away.