In the Spanish La Liga, BBC and MSN all scored last weekend. It was the first time ever that all players from the Real Madrid and Barcelona forward-lines have found the net.
BBC and MSN all scored 89 goals so far in the league season. Real Madrid’s BBC has a tally of 45, while Barca’s forwards racked up 44 goals. However, that was the first time that these six players have scored on the same league matchday. And this was massive for one online betting player.
Real Madrid have defeated Sporting Gijon 5–1 in the second league game under manager Zinedine Zidane, latest gambling news report. Gareth Bale opened scoring in the 7th minute, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema both have scored braces.
Barcelona were also one-goal – and one man – ahead in the 7th minute through Lionel Messi’s penalty. This was supported by a goal from Neymar, a hat-trick from Luis Suarez and one more from Ivan Rakitic, making it 6–0.
This also meant that BBC and MSN all scored (Bale, Benzema, Crisitiano and Messi, Suarez, Neymar), for the first time ever in the Spanish La Liga. Experts of gambling facts might know that it almost happened in the 13th round of the 2015/16 La Liga season that BBC and MSN all scored. However, Karim Benzema wasn’t able to find the net back then.
This gambling result meant that a lucky online betting player, who had a bet slip with BBC to score odds of 4.50 (7/2) and MSN to score odds of 6.50 (11/2). Since BBC and MSN all scored, he had an excellent GBP 146.25 return on a GBP 5 bet. It seems that these exceptional football players not only provide entertainment, but it’s also beneficial to put some money on them from time to time.
PokerStars set a new record for the largest online poker tournament with more than 250,000 players.
PokerStars beat its previous record by organizing the largest online poker tournament with 253,698 participators – more than the population of Wolverhampton in the West Midlands, or St. Petersburg in Florida. The online poker tournament was a USD 0.01 Common Cents Kick-Off tournament and it was more successful than any online poker competition before.
The tournament was won by an Austrian online poker player, DaDumon. He paid the 0.01 buy-in to cash out $10,000 just six and a half hours later. The ratio of his poker winnings to his deposit is one-million to one and this is an excellent gambling result.
The largest online poker tournament had a $100,000 guaranteed prize pool. Tickets to the Common Cents Main Event tournament were also randomly awarded for lucky players in the first hour of the competition. The Main Event is scheduled to October 11, and until then more than 10 other Common Cents online poker tournaments will be held with less than USD 1 buy-ins.
When the former record of PokerStars was set two years ago, 225,000 players were registered. That was the part of the 100 Billion Hands Celebration. Though many think that online poker is not as popular as it was a few years ago, you don’t have to be an expert of gambling facts to tell that the game is still vastly popular amongst internet gambling players around the world.