NBA investigating Raptors’ Porter over betting issue – Sports Business Journal

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NBA investigating Raptors’ Porter over betting issue – Sports Business Journal


DraftKings SportsBooks daily reports the next day showed that Raptors C Jontay Porter’s prop bets were “the NBA’s biggest moneymakers both nights.”Getty Images

Raptors C Jontay Porter is “under investigation by the NBA regarding prop betting irregularities involving him.” An ESPN report claims the league is “investigating multiple instances of betting irregularities, particularly prop bets involving Porter’s games on Jan. 26 and March 20,” with more bets “placed than usual on Porter during the January 26 game against the Clippers. Porter left the game after “playing only four minutes after re-aggravating an eye injury” and finished the game with zero points, three rebounds, one assist and no three-point shot attempts, “hitting everything below for the accessories that were set for him. » DraftKings SportsBooks daily reports the next day showed that Porter’s prop bets were “the NBA’s biggest moneymakers on both nights.” Another sportsbook also “noticed unusual betting activity on Porter’s props” as “multiple accounts attempted to bet amounts greater than $10,000 and $20,000 on Porter’s unders” for the game against the Clippers . Porter “was not with the team” for the game against the Nets yesterday, as he has been “on the team’s inactive list since Saturday for ‘personal reasons'” (SPORTSNET.ca, 3/25).



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