Drake bet this Tuesday on the victory of the fighter Justin Gaethje, favorite in the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) in front of Charles Oliviera. However, what the singer did not expect is that the opposite would happen and with it he would lose a significant sum of money.
However, this is not the first time he has seen how his money for sports vanishes.
Drake goes through a rough patch in betting
Last Tuesday, Justin Gaethje was facing Charles Oliviera and Drake decided to bet on the platform ‘Stake’, but, to his surprise, in just four minutes, Oliviera knocked down and completely knocked out his rival, and also to the singer’s pocket. But such is this game and betting.
This unexpected ending cost Drake dearly, he lost half a million dollars. The surprising thing is that, if the opposite had happened, the musician would have won up to 1.3 million dollars. Amount with which he could have perfectly recovered what he lost a few months ago.
The Briton is a well-known fan of these bets and it would not be the first time he has lost a significant sum of money. Already in March, the ex-partner of Rihanna lost up to $275,000 by making a mistake and bet on the victory of Jorge Masvidal in another UFC fight.
Other celebrities who bet
Drake isn’t the only singer and showbiz celebrity dabbling in and taking a liking to gambling. Harry Styles who declared himself a fan of roulette, has invested large amounts of money and even has a large tattoo on his left shoulder which sayd ’17 black’.
The hobby of the actor George Clooney is also known to the bets. Such is his hook that he even bet on his own life. Clonney bet on his castmate Michelle Pfeiffer that he would never marry. To his bad luck (or not) he lost scandalously having been engaged four years ago and today he is the father of twins.
Travis M. Andrews is a features writer for The Washington Post. He joined The Post in 2016 as a reporter for Morning Mix. He was previously a travel and culture editor for Southern Living magazine, a contributing pop culture reporter for Mashable and the Week, and a contributing editor for the Syfy blog Dvice. He also has freelanced for magazines, including Esquire, GQ and Time. He is the author of the coming book “Because He’s Jeff Goldblum,” a semi-rumination and semi-ridiculous look at the career of the enigmatic actor and an exploration of the shifting nature of fame in the 21st century, to be published in November by Plume.