Stake Casino & Sport Betting Stats - Highlights August 2023

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Sports Betting Trends, Top Casino Games & Biggest Wins on

Stake Casino and Sportsbook customers cranked up the heat with big bets and huge wins throughout August! As we celebrated our 10th birthday, we offered the best promotions and a host of impressive jackpots up for grabs for our valued players!

Let’s take a look at the highlights as we look forward to what the rest of the year has in store at - everybody's favourite place to play casino games and bet on sports online!

August Casino Player Statistics & Sports Betting Trends

August saw 919,228,892 casino bets, which was up from the July total . The highest bet value of the month at the casino was a wager equivalent to $870,000 in a private lounge game of Pragmatic Play’s Blackjack Live .

As for wins, one lucky punter won the equivalent of $9,990,000 from a $1,500 stake while playing Hacksaw Gaming’s slot, Wanted Dead or a Wild . Watch the replay for yourself and re-live the exciting moment! In total, 890,522,346 bets were placed on slots in August on titles by all the leading casino game developers .

2,697,945 bets were placed at the Sportsbook during the month. The biggest win was equal to $3,943,185 as a punter placed a 1x2 bet on the Crystal Palace vs Arsenal match in the first month of the new English Premier League season .

Popular Casino Games & New Games in August 2023

Hacksaw Gaming and Pragmatic Play dominated the landscape as far as slots were concerned in August, with their most popular games among the most widely played titles at Stake Casino.

After the big two, games from studios, including Play’n GO , Push Gaming , and Nolimit City , were also popular. The most-played games in August were:

  1. Wanted Dead or a Wild by Hacksaw Gaming

  2. Drop 'Em by Hacksaw Gaming

  3. Sweet Bonanza by Pragmatic Play

  4. Gates of Olympus by Pragmatic Play

  5. Le Bandit by Hacksaw Gaming

We also saw a flurry of new online games arrive at our casino last month, with brilliant releases encompassing a range of designs, styles, and pay mechanics. Players particularly enjoyed the following these new releases when they appeared at in August:

  1. Le Bandit by Hacksaw Gaming

  2. Forge of Olympus by Pragmatic Play

  3. Ronin Stackways by Hacksaw Gaming

  4. Rocket Blast Megaways by Pragmatic Play

  5. Frozen Tropics by Pragmatic Play

August was also a brilliant month for live casino fans, with new titles added to our growing library. Classic table games such as roulette and blackjack were once again super popular, while game show titles by Evolution Gaming captured the imagination. The following games by Evolution Gaming dominated proceedings at live casino in August, with some games exclusively available to Stake players only !

  1. Stake Exclusive Roulette

  2. Stake Exclusive Speed Baccarat

  3. Crazy Time

  4. Lightning Roulette

  5. Live Blackjack

Biggest Sporting Events in August 2023

August 2023 was exciting for sports fans, with a host of high-profile events taking place:

  • Boxing : Perhaps the biggest fight of the month saw Jake Paul put down Nate Diaz in a fight that was highly publicised as “Ready 4 War.”

  • UFC : UFC 292 saw Sean O’Malley defeat Aljamain Sterling by TKO in the first minute of the second round, while there was also a win for Zhang Weili in her bout against Amanda Lemos.

  • Soccer : August is always a big month for soccer fans as it marks the start of domestic leagues in Europe. The EPL and EFL Cup both got underway, as did La Liga , Ligue 1 , Bundesliga , and Serie A , among other elite soccer competitions.

  • Basketball : The 2023 FIBA World Cup got underway in Asia at the end of August, and basketball fans will be watching throughout September to see who wins the final.

  • Tennis : We also saw the opening round of the US Open tennis at the end of the month, and we’re now at the business end of the tournament. Ben Shelton will take on Novak Djokovic in one of the semi-finals, as many fancy the young American to go on home soil.

Things to Get Excited About in September 2023

While August was a brilliant month on the sporting front, there’s so much to look forward to in what remains of September:

  • Rugby World Cup : The 2023 Rugby World Cup starts in France on September 8, and all eyes will be on the Stade de France as the hosts take on New Zealand in the curtain raiser. Read our Rugby betting guide for tips and strategies.

  • Tennis: The final of the men’s and women’s US Open will take centre stage in September, but there are also some exciting ATP and WTA matchups running later in the month.

  • Formula 1 :The 2023 Japanese Grand Prix is scheduled for September 24 at the Suzuka International Racing Course. Will it be another win for Max Verstappen?

  • Golf : One of golf’s best-loved tournaments starts in September, as the Ryder Cup tees off at the Marco Simone Golf & Country Club in Italy. Can Luke Donald lead Team Europe to victory over a strong American team?

  • Esports : September is also a big month for Esports fans as the 2023 LoL World Championships get underway in South Korea. Refer to our Esports betting guide for some tips. is the perfect place to live-stream a host of sports this September. Simply log in to your account, check which upcoming fixtures and events are available to live stream, and watch the action unfold! Read up on how to watch free live streams of your favourite sports to help get you started.

Tips & Guides for Playing Casino Games & Betting on Sports

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Casino Bonuses & VIP Program

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How to Deposit & Withdraw Funds at

Easily deposit crypto units into your account to play casino games and make sports bets 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. 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. 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 enjoy casino games and sports betting. For a full list of supported payment options, please refer to the Moonpay documentation .

Learn how to use the Stake Vault to securely store cryptocurrency online to fund future gameplay at the Stake Casino.

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