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Canadian rapper and musician Drake once again caught the attention of fans by placing a bet for the Indian Premier League 2024 final. The current edition of the cash-rich league has reached its final stage, where Kolkata Knight Riders will clash against SunRisers Hyderabad on Sunday, May 26, at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. While KKR will aim for their third IPL title, SRH will wish to add the second IPL cup to their trophy cabinet. 

Ahead of the thundering clash, Canadian rapper and singer Drake set the internet on fire by placing a bold bet on the match on Stake. The ‘God’s Plan’ singer betted for KKR to win the title, which would win a whopping amount of $425k. While the 37-year-old surely stirred up the IPL 2024 final scene, past records show that the team and player Drake placed a bet on, ended up losing their respective matches. 

Fans react as Drake places $250k bet on KKR in IPL 2024 Final

While Drake seemed assured of KKR’s win in the tournament, KKR fans were quick to point out the well-known “Drake Curse” phenomenon. It is a highly popular theory that suggests that any player or team supported by Drake faces defeat in their respective events. While there have been one or two incidents where teams supported by the singer ended up winning their bout. However, owing to the records, it’s expected from fans to react like this: 

Notably, KKR defeated SRH in Q1 to reach the final, whereas SRH defeated RR to make it to their third IPL final.