Whilst they might be legendary winners at sports, stars like Wayne Rooney, Alex Rodriguez, and Michael Jordan haven’t always fared so well when partaking in gambling activities.
In this article, we take a quick look at some of the massive losses and defeats suffered by world-class athletes at the poker felt, in casinos, and with other wagers they’ve placed.
It’s no secret that poker is a favored pastime among many professional athletes. In past year, numerous athletes have made appearances at prestigious poker festivals such as the World Series of Poker.
With big names like Richard Seymour and Paul Pierce enjoying competing at the felt, it begs the question of which sports stars might show up to play at the Rio this summer?
It’s quite common for poker players to bet on sports, so it’s no surprise that the betting action is hot and heavy on major sporting events that take place during the World Series of Poker.
As the 2018 WSOP rolls around, here’s a list of five major sports bets that poker players are likely to place at some point during the summer.
Prop betting is an excellent way to inject live poker with even more action. It not only gives you an opportunity to win a little extra cash on the side, but it also acts to enhance the social camaraderie among all poker players at the table. Read on to see what types of prop bets we recommend you make next time you play live poker.