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Raptors Player Investigated for Potential Betting Anomalies in NBA Basketball

NBA Investigating Suspicious Betting Activities Involving Jontay Porter of Toronto Raptors

Raptors Player Investigated for Potential Betting Anomalies in NBA Basketball

Jontay Porter, a player for the Toronto Raptors, is being investigated by the NBA for potential betting anomalies. The Raptors have not commented on the situation and Porter’s representatives have not responded to requests for comment. According to reports, there have been two games in which DraftKings Sportsbook flagged prop bets involving Porter in their daily betting insights.

On January 26, users betting the under on Porter’s three-pointers were the biggest moneymakers for NBA player prop betting. On March 20, Porter prop bettors were also the biggest winners for that day’s NBA betting. In both instances, Porter exited the game early.

Porter averages close to 14 minutes of playing time per game. He only played four minutes on January 26 and did not attempt a three-pointer before leaving the game due to a reaggravation of a previous eye injury. On March 20, Porter played only three minutes, scoring zero points before leaving the game due to illness.

DraftKings declined to comment on the situation but emphasized that legal and regulated sports betting helps identify and report suspicious activity to protect the integrity of sports, which is not possible in the illegal market.

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