Stake Online Casino & Sportsbook December 2023 Overview

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Stake Online Casino & Sportsbook December 2023 Overview

December was another brilliant month at Stake.com. Santa starred in some of the most popular slots of the month, while there was a festive feast in many of the biggest sporting events, including the World Darts Championships and UFC 296.

Here, we look back at the biggest bets and wins in December 2023 and look forward to the start of 2024 at your favourite crypto betting site, Stake.com!

December Casino Player Statistics & Sports Betting Trends

There was plenty of festive cheer at the Stake Casino in December, with 950,453,112 bets placed, . One lucky punter landed a $4.3 million win on Wanted Dead or a Wild by Hacksaw Gaming, one of our favourite Wild West slot games . There were also big bets on table games in December, with one punter betting $1 million on a blackjack hand.

At the Stake Sportsbook , one lucky bettor placed an 8-game parlay bet on the UEFA Champions League, winning $4 million when all their selections came in. The most popular sport in December at Stake.com was soccer , with 17,346,085 bets placed in total. Overall, there were lots of big wins and payouts at Stake.com in December, ensuring that many of our customers had a very merry Christmas indeed!

Popular Casino Games & New Games in December 2023

Slots once again dominated the landscape at the Stake.com Casino in December and were the most popular games of the month, receiving 920,037,927 total bets. The top five titles in December were as follows:

  1. Wanted Dead or a Wild ( Hacksaw Gaming )

  2. Gates of Olympus ( Pragmatic Play )

  3. Sweet Bonanza (Pragmatic Play)

  4. Zeus vs. Hades: Gods of War (Pragmatic Play)

  5. Xmas Drop

Hacksaw and Pragmatic were the software providers responsible for the most popular new releases of the month, while ELK Studios’ Pirots 2 was also super popular in December:

  1. Sugar Rush Xmas (Pragmatic Play)

  2. Xmas Drop (Hacksaw Gaming)

  3. Big Bass Christmas Bonanza (Pragmatic Play)

  4. The Wild Gang (Pragmatic Play)

  5. Pirots 2 ( ELK Studios )

Our live casino also provided lots of thrills and big wins in December, with Evolution Gaming proving the most popular developer with fans of live games. The following games were the most-played live dealer games in December 2023:

  1. Lightning Roulette ( Evolution )

  2. Stake Exclusive Roulette (Evolution)

  3. Stake Exclusive Speed Baccarat (Evolution)

  4. Stake Roulette (Pragmatic Play)

  5. Blackjack (Evolution)

Ultimately, the most popular providers of the month were Pragmatic Play, Hacksaw Gaming, Evolution Gaming, Nolimit City , and Play’n GO . As for Stake Originals , Plinko was the most played game, offering unique gameplay, big wins, and a high RTP.

Biggest Sporting Events in December 2023

December saw some big sporting events as a memorable year came to a close. We received lots of bets on the following events in December:

  • World Darts Championships : The Ally Pally was packed to the rafters throughout the World Darts Championship as Michael Smith returned to defend his title.

  • UFC 296: Edwards vs. Covington : Leon Edwards defeated Colby Covington by unanimous decision at UFC 296, while there were also wins for Alexandre Pantoja, Shavkat Rakhmonov, and Paddy Pimblett in Las Vegas.

  • European Soccer Leagues : There were big results and many goals in all major European soccer leagues throughout the festive season. Arsenal led the way in the English Premier League , Rangers closed the gap in Scotland and won the first domestic trophy of the season. At the same time, Harry Kane fired Bayern within touching distance of Leverkusen at the top of the Bundesliga .

  • NCAAF College Football Liberty Bowl : Taking place on December 29th. Keep up to date with NCAAF on Stake Sportsbook!

Things to Get Excited About in January 2024

There’s a lot to look forward to in 2024, and January is jam-packed with high-profile sporting events that you can bet on at Stake.com:

  • Australian Open 2024: The first Grand Slam event on the tennis calendar starts in January, as the Australian Open gets underway in Melbourne, with Novak Djokovic and Aryna Sabalenka looking to defend their titles in the men's tennis and women's tennis tournaments .

  • ISU European Figure Skating Championships: The 2024 European Figure Skating Championships will begin in January 2024 and will be hosted in Kaunas, Lithuania.

  • European Men’s Handball Championships 2024 : The 16th edition of the European Handball Championships is scheduled for January 2024, with 24 teams looking to win in Germany.

  • AFC Asian Cup : Hosted by Qatar, the 2024 Asian Cup gets underway in January 2024, with teams like Australia, South Korea, and Saudi Arabia all competing.

  • 2024 Rose Bowl: The 2024 Rose Bowl is an American college game scheduled for Pasadena, California, on January 1, 2024.

  • New Promotions: Make sure you check out the latest promotions at Stake.com, including new bonuses and offers available to sports and casino bettors in January 2024.

Tips & Guides for Playing Casino Games & Betting on Sports

To help you make the most of your betting strategy in January 2024, here are some top tips and guides to bear in mind as you make your selections:

  • Refer to our general sports betting guides for applicable tips when placing your bets.

  • Make sure you understand RTP and house edge before playing online casino games – refer to our house edge guide for more information.

  • In addition to betting on sports, you can also bet on various Esports at Stake.com, including Dota 2 , League of Legends , and Valorant – refer to our Esports betting guide for more details.

Casino Bonuses & VIP Program

The best way to boost your bankroll while betting at Stake.com is to use our monthly bonuses and ongoing promotions. You can also learn more about the exclusive rewards available via the Stake VIP Club to access more bonus funds as you make your selections.

How to Deposit & Withdraw Funds at Stake.com

Easily deposit crypto units into your account to play casino games and bet on sports by following these simple steps:

  1. Step 1 – Retrieve your deposit address, located in Wallet > Deposit.

  2. Step 2 – Choose the method that suits your needs. Stake.com supports multiple currencies, including Bitcoin (BTC), Ethereum (ETH), Dogecoin (Doge), Litecoin (LTC), and others

  3. Step 3 – Use your deposit address as the ‘send to’ location for your crypto wallet or exchange.

  4. Step 4 (Optional) – If you wish to make a deposit via fiat currency, you can buy crypto for Stake via Moonpay.

Stake.com offers live support to players via our customer support staff for help with issues regarding depositing and withdrawing units .

Moonpay supports multiple payment options, including Visa, Mastercard, Apple Pay, Google Pay, and others, to buy cryptocurrency to bet at Stake.com. For a full list of supported payment options, please refer to the Moonpay documentation .

Read more about the crypto we offer at Stake.com, crypto security and learn how to use the Stake Vault to store cryptocurrency online to fund future bets at the Stake Sportsbook or Casino.

Stake Safe & Responsible Gambling Online

Please always remember to bet within your means and gamble responsibly . You can find out how to stay in control with our Stake Safe guidelines . You can also use our monthly budget calculator to work out how much of your disposable income to allocate to gambling.