Stake Betting Term Meaning
The definition of ‘Stake’ is the amount of money risked or invested on the success or failure of a result in a race, casino game or outcome in a sports match. A stake can also be called a wager and represents the total investment in a given wager.
The term is also commonly used to represent an investment (time, money, sweat, etc.) in a particular project.
The term stake comes from the United States when land was a highly desired item to own. Plots of land were marked with wooden stakes in the ground to show where one piece of land ended and another began.
You bet £5 on England to beat Mexico in a match at the FIFA World Cup. Your stake or wager is £5.
What is the betting term Stake?
The betting term Stake refers to the amount of money risked or invested on a bet. A stake can also be called a wager.