As for the biggest stake, one crypto bettor placed a wager of $1.17 million while playing at a private blackjack table.
Over at the Stake Sportsbook, 43,456,428 bets were placed, with soccer the most popular sport among betting fans! The biggest win at the Stake.com Sportsbook in 2023 was $7.6 million when a basketball fan placed a three-way bet on the Bulls, 76ers, and Celtics to win.
Popular Casino Games & New Games in 2023
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Biggest Sporting Events in 2023
Sports fans witnessed some memorable events throughout 2023, with several World Cups and many high- profile international tournaments. Here are just some of the sporting events that made the headlines in 2023:
2023 Cricket World Cup: Australia won the 2023 Cricket World Cup, upsetting a rampant India in their own backyard. It was a cricket tournament to forget for holders England, who were humiliated by Afghanistan in the group stages.
2023 Rugby World Cup: South Africa won the 2023 Rugby World Cup, defeating New Zealand in the final in France. England performed admirably, finishing in third place in the tournament.
2023 NFL Super Bowl:Super Bowl LVII took place on February 12, 2023, in Glendale, Arizona, with the Kansas City Chiefs defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 38-35 in a closely contested affair in the most significant American football game on the planet.
2023 Formula 1 Championships: 2023 was a brilliant year for F1 fans with some truly memorable races. Red Bull dominated the standings in 2023, with Max Verstappen and Sergio Perez at the top of the tree at the end of the year.
MMA UFC 2023:We saw some truly memorable UFC fights in 2023, with wins for Leon Edwards, Jon Jones, Sean Strickland, and Alex Periera throughout the year.
NBA Finals 2023:Basketball fans were treated to memorable NBA action in 2023, as the Denver Nuggets celebrated their first-ever championship as they beat Miami Heat in the 2023 NBA Finals.
2023 Tour de France: Defending cycling champion Jonas Vingegaard (Jumbo-Visma) won his second consecutive Tour de France crown in 2023.
Biggest Esports Events of the Year
Esports fans also witnessed some iconic events in 2023, with the following tournaments grabbing the headlines:
Apex Legends Global Series Year 3: ImperialHal and TSM won back-to-back matches to secure the Year 3 ALGS Championship in 2023.
Valorant Champions Tour 2023: Evil Geniuses defeated reigning champions LOUD in the Valorant World Champions Tour, becoming the first North American team to win the event.
2024 promises to be just as exciting for sports fans, with some brilliant events and tournaments to look forward to in the new year:
Australian Open 2024: The first Grand Slam tennis event of 2024 kicks off in Melbourne as Aryna Sabalenka and Novak Djokovic look to defend their respective titles at the 2024 Australian Open. Read up on our picks and predictions for the 2024 championships!
2024 NFL Super Bowl:Super Bowl LVIII is scheduled for February 11, 2024, and it’s the first NFL Final to be held in Las Vegas, Nevada.
2024 Tour de France: Will Jonas Vingegaard make it three in a row for Jumbo-Visma at the 2024 Tour de France?
Summer Olympic Games 2024: 2024 is an Olympic year, and we can all look forward to a summer of brilliant events as the Olympic Games get underway in Paris, France.
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