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The biggest celebrity sports bettors

Publish: 2020-05-14 11:38:36

Just like the average Joe’s, the most famous actors, singers or athletes also like to wager big on sport events.


Gambling has been with humanity since the very beginning, we naturally love the thrills of betting on an outcome of an event. Playing and playing against each other is no different either. Playing a game with a ceratin set of rules is the basic of sport, so it can be considered as a natural developement.

As gambling and sport has both become billion dollar industries and have mutual roots, it’s also not shocking that their fusion attracts millions of people from all around the world. Their fusion is called sports betting.

Even if you haven’t tried it yet, you’re only a few clicks away from becoming a sports bettor. The most important is to find out which sports betting site is best for you, create an account and pick the best bets the bookie offers.

Just like any forms of gambling, sports betting can be played as a recreational activity but also as a profession. Whether you play for fun or for the potential winnings, you’re not alone. You have your peers even amongst the world’s most famous people.

Some of the list may surprise you, but it’s true, these celebs are deeply involved in sports betting for better or worse.

Charlie Sheen

The infamous actor is well-known for his drinking- and drug-issues, and his sex-addiction, but it’s a lesser known fact about Sheen, that he also likes to put massive amounts on sports events. According to his ex-wife Denise Richards, Charlie bet hundreds of thousands each week on different sports events.

Ashton Kutcher

It looks like Ashton follows Charlie on and off the screen. Kutcher is also rumoured to be a big time sports bettor, however, he’s approach is a bit different than Sheen’s. In an interview with the Esquire Magazine, Kutcher said, he „just placed bets for half a season, we cleared like $750,000 in four weeks of college football, it was pretty fun!”

He’s considered a strategic sports bettor, who does a thorough research and breakdown of stats and data by algorithms.

However, it’s also worth mentioning, that Kutcher was rumoured to be the frontman of infamous sports bettor, Billy Walters’ betting syndicate.

 

50 Cent

Curtis „50Cent” Jackson is certainly a celebrity, who likes to show off. He regularly posts pictures of huge stacks of cash on his Instagram or Twitter pages, and he also famously Tweeted about a $500,000 worth of bet when the Giants beat the 49ers in the NFC Championship.

Michael Jordan

It’s well-known about MJ that when not making history on the basketball court he was frequent at the biggest casinoes in Las Vegas and Atlantic City. Jordan didn’t only like casino games, but also wen tbig on sports betting. Unlike on the court, his betting results aren’t as impressive, as he’s believed to have lost fortunes on gambling.

However, as one of the wealthiest athletes in history, there’s no reason to worry about Jordan.

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