Young Man Defeated After Losing R4K He Won on Sports Betting Right after Winning it, Video Emerges

Young Man Defeated After Losing R4K He Won on Sports Betting Right after Winning it, Video Emerges

  • A Nigerian man went from being richer to losing everything to sports betting after making a hasty decision
  • In a video, the heartbroken youth lay in regret on a bed while a friend consoling him recorded him
  • Mixed reactions trailed the video as many people laughed at the young man, saying he was too greedy

A video of a young man lamenting after losing money to sports betting has stirred reactions on social media.

@gossipmillnaija shared the clip on Instagram and explained that he first won via sports betting and lost every penny immediately after he staked with them.

Nigerian man sad as he loses N200k to sports betting minutes after winning it
He staked his entire winnings little by little. Image: SeventyFour, Instagram/@gossipmillnaija
Source: UGC

Man loses thousands on bet

In the clip, by @gossipmillnaija, the youth lay on a bed on his belly while a friend in the background quizzed him on how he lost the R4 000.

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After some back and forth, the friend encouraged him to get over it. The friend recorded him and shared it online. Watch the video by clicking here.

Nigerians react to the sports betting loss

robyekpo said:

"Greed na bastad. Na so my friend stake 3k5 to win 60m. He refused to cash out at 2.2m and the whole game cut after that Learn to know when to back down."

mradelokiki said:

"Ogbon .... no kill yourself on top money wey no be ur own in the first place."

meetemmanueljacob said:

"You must learn a lesson!! Now them never leave you? They have left you."

mclaughter__ said:

"This one still new for the game?? Baba as you chop them like that just close the app for like 1 week use the money do better thing first, see Watin you cause urself now. Sorry oh."

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obvisking said:

"Oh so he played 40k, Then 40k again, 40k again….how much is that now? 120k…Then he said 40k again no go bad. Then he said ah last 40k might the right one. I get it now."

benbills007 said:

"That's one thing about betting ..You go win,but the day them go collect all your money,you fit cry that day."

Netizens troll Drake after losing millions betting against Dricus du Plessis

Briefly News previously reported that Drake lost a huge amount of money betting against Dricus du Plessis in the UFC middleweight championship. The South African boxer won against Sean Strickland, whom Drizzy placed a $700K (R13.3 million) on to retain his title. Netizens have been trolling Drake since Dricus played God's Plan after winning.

The odds were against Drake after he suffered a terrible loss with his UFC middleweight championship bet.

Source: Legit.ng

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