Jontay Porter Reportedly Wagered Millions on FanDuel Account Before Joining Raptors

Less than a week after the NBA commissioner said that Jontay Porter could face a lifetime ban from the league with his current betting accusations, multiple sources have come forward that the Toronto Raptors player bet millions with a FanDuel Sportsbook account.

One of the sources told Action Network that millions of dollars were bet, spread out over 1,000 wagers, between 2021 and 2023 on a FanDuel VIP account in Colorado. During this time, Porter played on three different NBA G League squads, and activity was halted when he signed a contract with the Raptors.

According to NBA rules, players cannot wager on the league or its affiliated properties, including the G League. The same source noted that wagers in these categories were not accepted at FanDuel, which doesn’t look to violate the NBA’s rules.

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Porter Had VIP Status, Gave Betting Advice on Social Media

The sources also noted a higher status given to Porter at the sportsbook he played at. With the high level of betting activity on Porter’s FanDuel account, he received VIP status. Players who achieve this status receive additional promotional offers and event tickets.

While these betting issues don’t link Porter directly to NBA betting, he may run into some trouble with a subscription service he’s linked to on Discord and X. Users could pay $50 per month to receive stocks, crypto, and betting advice through an account called “TayTrades11.”

In the public room on Discord, X user “raptor moments” noted that there was discussion on NBA betting and Porter.

What’s Next for the NBA Investigation

As the investigation continued, no official statements were given in the reporting by Porter’s agent, FanDuel, or the NBA. Ultimately, egregious betting activity could result in a lifetime ban from the NBA.

The investigation was launched after DraftKings noted unusual betting activity with the results of the Under for two of Porter’s player props. In both instances, the Under hit when he left the game early. The majority of sportsbook house rules do not grade those as void if a player leaves early, although there have been few exceptions.

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Brian Spaen is the news managing editor of Gaming Today. He has been a content writer and editor in various industries, including sports betting, environmental technology, and higher education. Brian is a graduate of Iowa State University and currently resides in Des Moines, Iowa.

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