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Biggest winners at DraftKings in 2019

United States forward Megan Rapinoe celebrates after scoring a goal on a penalty kick against the Netherlands during the second half in the championship match of the FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019 at Stade de Lyon. Michael Chow-USA TODAY Sports

The calendar is set to flip through another year. 2019 is coming to a close and 2020 is dawning. It was a wild year in sports, with craziness abounding across every sports league. The big four leagues saw the Patriots, Raptors, Blues, and Nationals take home championships. The US Women’s National Team won their fourth World Cup. Virginia had a wild turnaround from a year before, winning the NCAA men’s basketball tournament.

Amidst all the insanity, sports betting continued growing. Since the Supreme Court struck down the law banning sports betting across much of the country, it has grown tremendously. And that means growing opportunities for people to bet on their favorite teams.

As the year comes to a close, we’ve got a look at the most bet teams, players, and events from the past year at DraftKings Sportsbook.

Most bet teams (by handle)

There are not many surprises, particularly among the most bet teams. The Patriots, Yankees, and Cowboys topping the list are not remotely surprising given how big their bandwagons have grown over the years.

1. Patriots (NFL)
2. Yankees (MLB)
3. Cowboys (NFL)
4. Chiefs (NFL)
5. Rams (NFL)
6. Packers (NFL)
7. Warriors (NBA)
8. Saints (NFL)
9. Astros (MLB)
10. Eagles (NFL)

Most profitable teams (by winnings)

On May 24, the Nationals were 19-31 and circling the drain. However, things turned from there and the roll didn’t end until they had won the World Series. Whatever money was lost the first two months of the season was won hand over fist the rest of the way. It’s also not surprising the USWNT was a big money-maker. I can’t imagine many people betting at DraftKings were fading the Women’s Team.

1. Nationals (MLB)
2. Patriots (NFL)
3. Ravens (NFL)
4. Bills (NFL)
5. LSU (CFB)
6. Saints (NFL)
7. USA Soccer (Women)
8. Raptors (NBA)
9. Clemson (CFB)
10. Texans (NFL)

Most profitable players

Tiger wins the Masters, of course he’s going to be the most profitable player. No surprise there.

1. Tiger Woods (PGA)
2. Brooks Koepka (PGA)
3. Sony Michel (NFL)
4. Dalvin Cook (NFL)
5. Michael Thomas (NFL)
6. Aaron Jones (NFL)
7. LeBron James (NBA)
8. Lamar Jackson (NFL)
9. Mark Ingram (NFL)
10. Josh Allen (NFL)

Most bet games (handle)

1. Patriots at Rams — Super Bowl 53
2. Patriots @ Texans (Dec 1)
3. Vikings @ Seahawks (Dec 2)
4. Seahawks @ Rams (Dec 8)
5. Bills @ Steelers (Dec 15)
6. Patriots @ Chiefs (Jan 20)
7. Patriots @ Ravens (Nov 3)
8. Saints @ Falcons (Nov 28)
9. Eagles @ Saints (Jan 13)
10. Bills @ Cowboys (Nov 28)