One NFL player may have a gambling problem.
According to a report, an NFL player lost a significant amount of money through gambling last year, adding to the league’s already existing gambling problem.
While non-players are not allowed to participate in gambling, players are permitted as long as it does not involve NFL games or league property. However, some players have been caught doing what they shouldn’t be, and for those observing from the outside, it’s difficult to understand why anyone would risk millions of dollars over small bets.
ProFootballTalk stated that a specific player lost $8 million through gambling last year, which is a considerable amount to lose in any situation.
How big of an issue is gambling in the NFL? One player in the league lost $8 million last year, we're told. https://t.co/9C0sKjTwgU
— ProFootballTalk (@ProFootballTalk) June 14, 2023
Unfortunately, the report did not provide information on who the player was or whether prohibited betting was involved.
The consequences for participating in illegal gambling could be dire, with someone potentially losing more than $8 million.