Mark Gregorich and David Baker took down six-figures in two excessive profile sports activities contests whereas they look forward to poker to return.
It is at all times enjoyable to verify in on what poker professionals do subsequent when they’re unable to play poker. With the video games drying up within the US, Mark Gregorich and David Baker turned their consideration to sportsbetting.
We have already seen poker gamers discover success in Daily Fantasy Sports and these two poker gamers had huge leads to two sportsbetting contests that coated final 12 months’s NFL season.
These contests are just like poker tournaments, you pay an entry charge and also you guess towards the unfold in 5 video games every week. Betting towards the unfold means not simply choosing the successful crew, they should win by a margin bigger than the unfold. So a +7 level unfold means your crew has to win by greater than 7 factors.
Gregorich and two-time bracelet winner Baker teamed up in two contests. They got here second within the $1,000 Circa Sports Millions for $200,000 and got here first within the $1,500 Westgate SuperContest for $435,623, for a mixed win of $785,623 between them. They may have banked an additional $800,000 from the Circa Sports Millions had been it not for a late cross contact down for San Franciso on the finish of the season.
It was maybe essentially the most uncommon of NFL seasons to guess on due to the continuing COVID disaster. There wasn’t the traditional pre season warm-up and video games could be disrupted, that means the gamers had been rusty in comparison with earlier seasons.
Baker told PocketFives he plans to make use of his winnings to maneuver to Las Vegas for what he hopes will likely be a traditional World Series of Poker this 12 months.
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