Sports betting is a gambling business of predicting game results and placing bets involving money.
Sports betting can be done in almost every game; like football, cricket, baseball, basketball, hockey, ice hockey, skating, tennis, cycling, martial arts, boxing, car racing, etc.
Some of the countries have legalized sports betting. Football is the most famous game in the world, and it’s on top spot in sports betting. Successful bettors don’t starve for the limelight.
Here are the names of some famous and wealthiest sports bettors:
A very significant name in the world of American sports betting. He formed his own federation of betting in 1980. His betting exercise revealed in a book named “ The Smart Money” by Micheal Konik.
Another big name, he owns his own confederacy of betting in the UK, named Starlizard. Reportedly Starlizard makes £1 million on a single football match.
This Australian is a giant of gambling, and surely one of the biggest gamblers in the world. His net worth from betting is estimated to be $1 billion annually.
A Canadian man, with an enormous gambling background, knows the fun of betting in basketball. He bets over $1 million per day.
A famous ESPN host, commentator and a sports gambler. He is a magical predictor and bettor in the world of football.
Owner of pregame.com, an ESPN host RJ Bell is also well known in basketball betting.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. (Aka Money)
A famed professional boxer from the U.S earned a lot from gambling too. He placed his first bet of $45,000.
The greatest basketball player of all times, but the betting world doesn’t suit him. He faced a big deal of losses.
A retired professional basketball player and a compulsive gambler. He admitted the loss of $ 2.5 million in sports betting.
Former baseball player and manager of Reds. He gambled in his own management and got 40 years suspension in the result.