Stake Casino & Sport Betting Stats - Highlights April 2023

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There were no fools this April, as sports betting and online casino fans enjoyed some huge wins at! Discover the jaw-dropping payouts, the hottest games, and the exciting sporting events and betting trends we saw on Stake during this month of April 2023.

Biggest Wins in April 2023

At Stake Sportsbook , one online sports bettor walked away with $3,400,000 after backing Atalanta to beat AS Roma in Serie A in a 1x2 bet, with odds of 2.45.

As for the Stake Casino , there were several huge bets and big wins again this month. A player staked $643,798.95 on a Blackjack Hand , winning with a multiplier of 2.03x. This was the biggest bet of the month placed at in April.

One lucky slots player bagged a huge casino win of $3,956,250 while playing Bloodthirst from Hacksaw Gaming . Their 5,250x win on this highly volatile slot game indicates that big wins are certainly possible at if the reels spin in your favour. Watch the replay and see the action unfold for yourself!

April Player Statistics & Gaming Trends

Slots were once again the star attraction in April – as in January , February , and March - with 841,207,157 bets placed across the various slot titles available at Amongst the leading online casino gaming providers , Pragmatic Play was once again the leading developer, while Evolution and Hacksaw Gaming titles also received their fair share of online gaming fans throughout the month.

Crazy Time proved its popularity as a live casino game in April, attracting 2,500,867 bets and generating $56,271,451 in revenue – crazy indeed! Not familiar with the live dealer game? Check out our Crazy Time guide or read up on the Crazy Time stats and results to learn more!

Table games were also popular in April, with the likes of Blackjack and Roulette drawing in the largest market of players.

Popular Casino Games & New Games in April 2023

For the fourth consecutive month, Gates of Olympus was the most-played game at the Stake Casino in April. This Ancient-Greek-themed slot from Pragmatic Play – Stake's leading software provider - is exceptionally popular and continues to draw players worldwide. As for other titles, here’s how the slots ranked in terms of their popularity in April:

  1. Gates of Olympus by Pragmatic Play

  2. Wanted Dead or a Wild by Hacksaw Gaming

  3. Sweet Bonanza by Pragmatic Play

  4. Sugar Rush by Pragmatic Play

  5. Stormforged by Hacksaw Gaming

It’s been an unbelievable debut month for Hacksaw’s Stormforged, surging up the rankings in its first month. Alongside Stormforged, here are how the other new releases at performed in terms of popularity:

  1. Stormforged by Hacksaw Gaming

  2. The Dog House Multihold by Pragmatic Play

  3. Giga Jar by Push Gaming

  4. Fear of the Dark by Hacksaw Gaming

  5. Pirots by ELK Studios

Be sure to check out the latest releases from the leading game studios for more of the same while enjoying your favourite titles at the Stake Casino, and if you’re a beginner at spinning the reels, you can learn how to play slots , or play around with our demo modes available for all slot games!

Biggest Sporting Events in April 2023

April saw a wide range of huge sporting events and lots of action. Anthony Joshua’s heavyweight bout against Jermaine Franklin was the boxing event of the month, with millions cheering the British heavyweight champion onto a points victory.

Soccer fans saw their fair share of action with memorable UEFA Champions League fixtures, including Manchester City’s wins over Bayern Munich and Real Madrid’s two-legged victory over struggling Chelsea.

Across the Atlantic, the Copa Libertadores got underway with wins for Palmeiras, Nacional, Flamengo, and Racing Club in game week two. South American soccer fans will be keen to follow the action throughout the year as pre-season favourites Palmeiras look to dethrone current holders Flamengo.

Augusta National hosted the golf Masters in April, where Spaniard John Rahm romped home with an impressive 12-under-par to beat second-placed LIV-detractor Brooks Koepka. It sets the golf season up nicely for the Spaniard, who will be looking to add more majors as the season progresses.

In tennis , Andrey Rublev claimed the Monte Carlo men’s singles title with his win over Holger Rune. At the same time, the likes of Zverev, Tsitsipas, and Fritz have all made it to the final stages of the Madrid Open , which is due to end on May 7 with blockbuster action in the men’s and women’s closing stages guaranteed.

The business end of the season in American sports also got underway in April, with the NBA and NHL playoffs all getting started. With April now behind us, there’s much to look forward to in May, with plenty of opportunities to place winning sports bets!

Things to Get Excited About in May 2023

In May, MMA fans will look to UFC 288 , with Aljamain Sterling taking on Henry Cejudo in the main card event. Muhammad v Burns heads up an attractive undercard, ensuring that this MMA fight night will be memorable for all the right reasons.

Soccer fans always put May in the diary at the start of the season, as there’s so much to play for at this time of the year. Manchester City secured a vital win over Arsenal at the end of April to cement their place as favourites for the English Premier League crown. May will see the UEFA Champions League semi-finals and some crucial games from European cup competitions, including Spain’s Copa Del Rey .

Once the Madrid Open ends, tennis fans can look forward to the Italian International and French Open events, in which the leading players in the world will once again be competing.

After all the excitement of Joshua v Franklin in May, the biggest boxing event in May sees Canelo Alvarez take on John Ryder at the Estadio Akron in Mexico on May 6.

May is a big month for motorsports fans as the F1 circuit heads to the streets of Monaco in what is the most iconic race on the calendar. Will Red Bull’s Max Verstappen be able to extend his lead over teammate Sergio Perez in France? It will be scintillating stuff, that’s for sure. May is also the month of the Indy 500 , the biggest race in the US.

For fans of other sports, the Volleyball Nations League begins in May, one of the most high-profile coemptions in the sport. For added excitement, you can also bet on the end-of-season playoffs in the NBA and NHL.

Ensure you read up on the latest offers and promotions at the Stake Casino and Sportsbook throughout May to offer the best value when placing your bets at

Promos like our Casino offer and our Weekly Giveaway  will run throughout May, allowing you to win $75,000 every single week! Be sure to participate in our $100,000 Daily Race promotion, too.

Online Casino and Sports Betting Tips & Tricks

Are you ready to win big this May? Here are some handy tips and tricks that will help you get started at our online casino and sportsbook: