Haralabos Voulgaris

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Haralabos Voulgaris
Born (1975-04-07) April 7, 1975 (age 45)
World Series of Poker
Money finish(es)1
World Poker Tour
Final table(s)2
Money finish(es)11
European Poker Tour
Final table(s)None
Money finish(es)1
Information accurate as of 3 December 2014.

Haralabos "Bob" Voulgaris (born April 7, 1975) is a Greek Canadian former professional gambler, primarily a sports bettor and current Director of Quantitative Research and Development for the Dallas Mavericks[1]. Voulgaris is considered one of the most prolific NBA sports bettors in the world.[2][3]

Gambling career[edit]

Voulgaris started betting on the NBA in the late 1990s. By the time he was 25, he had amassed a fortune and was regularly placing $1,000,000 in bets during a single day of NBA games. He made millions exploiting his edge of observing game-management tendencies by three head coaches, Eddie Jordan, Jerry Sloan, and Byron Scott.

Voulgaris is also a poker enthusiast with over $1,880,000 in live tournament earnings as of 2017. He participated in the 2012 WSOP One Drop event. He came in fourth place in the 2017 WSOP One Drop event for his largest tournament win.[4]

Dallas Mavericks[edit]

On October 4, 2018, the Dallas Mavericks hired Voulgaris as Director of Quantitative Research and Development.[5]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Sources: Mavs hire ex-pro gambler Voulgaris". ESPN.com. Retrieved 2018-10-25.
  2. ^ Eden, Scott (2013-02-21). "Meet the world's top NBA gambler". ESPN. Retrieved 2014-12-05.
  3. ^ Hill, David (2011-04-28). "Betting It All On Basketball: A Gambler's Grind In The NBA". Business Insider. Retrieved 2014-12-05.
  4. ^ "Full list of WSOP One Drop Entrants". PocketFives. 2014-06-30. Retrieved 2014-12-05.
  5. ^ Wojnarowski, Adrian. "Adrian Wojnarowski on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 5 October 2018.

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