Anyone who loves to put a few bets on the weekend has dreamed of turning their hobby into a fulltime occupation.
Even more turning into earning millions of bucks, or even billions, gambling! For many people, this dream has become a reality and we would like to tell you all about them.
Over ten articles, we’re currently compiling a list of people who got wealthy from sports!
Bloom is EPL side Brighton FC’s owner.
The UK’s most infamous sports bettor is Starlizard owner, a company that describes itself as a betting consultancy’s proprietor.
Starlizard is the adviser for the gambling syndicate every weekend, who, have # 1 million of Bloom.
This makes Starlizard the largest betting syndicate in Britain and it’s thought that it would be an ordinary year, if they make approximately # 100 million annually.
Although Matthew Benham has said he dislikes the contrast between himself and the film ‘Moneyball’, let’s be honest, he is about as close as it gets!
Benham’s footballing beliefs revolve around statistics, KPI’s and doctrine that is algorithmic.
From the mid-1980’s, Benter made an algorithm to beat on Hong Kong Horse Racing, and Bill has amassed nearly $ 1 US billion over thirty years later.
For from what a horse ate for breakfast to jockey’s falling off a sport which could create hundreds and thousands of variables per race, his success is phenomenal.
Edward Thorp. Source: Mark Boster Los Angles Times.
It would be impolite not to include gaming pioneer in our post collection although he does not fit the subject of a sports bettor.
Edward Thorp was made famous through his publication Beat the Dealer and since a casino tried to kill him!
Thorp brought the occurrence of card making it, selling over 700,000 copies and counting to light when his book was released in 1962.
Walters. Source: Bloomberg.
Odds-makers in Nevada have clarified billy Walters the sports bettor on earth, as a Great White Shark.
In sports gambling profits, largely, Walters gathered hundreds of millions of dollars for four decades.
His story hasn’t ended well though, as he sits in prison after being found guilty.
Zeljko spotted! Source: News Limited.
Zeljko Ranogajec is among the most successful sports bettors accruing his billionaire status through horse racing casinos and Keno jackpots.
The thing is, most people have never heard of’The Joker’, who resides owning an apartment on One Hyde Park, London, where an apartment sold for a world record amount of over US$170 million.
Zeljko not only turns over $1 billion but he has sent a exchange bankrupt!