Risk vs Reward: Real Money Gambling Application Architecture

In the first week of the 2021 NFL season, a bettor was famously one win away from a $727k payday on an 16 leg parlay. The problem? They lost. In a parlay, your position is only as strong as your weakest bet. The bettor’s downfall was relying on the overmatched Detroit Lions. When it comes […]

In the first week of the 2021 NFL season, a bettor was famously one win away from a $727k payday on an 16 leg parlay. The problem? They lost. In a parlay, your position is only as strong as your weakest bet. The bettor’s downfall was relying on the overmatched Detroit Lions.
When it comes to sports gambling, what the bettor doesn’t see is the technology that powers these user-facing applications that make or break their payday.
Source: CockroachDB