Hackers managed to drain 6000 $ETH, 3.3 million $USDT, 1.1 million $USDC and 900K $DAI from the company’s addresses. The wallet to which this chunk of tokens were sent, distributed the loot amidst eight other addresses. The flow of the related funds is illustrated below:
The estimated amount of the exploit is $15.7m to $41m across various blockchains, as per current prices.
Established in 2017, the Australian-Curaçaoan online casino heralds itself as a worldwide leader in crypto gambling. As the biggest cryptocurrency sportsbook and casino, it functions as a community-based betting platform with over 500 thousand registered users globally
Stake.com also boasts high profile sponsorship agreements within UFC and football, amongst others. Global hip-hop sensation, Drake, has been a long-time member of the Stake community. It also has a multi-year partnership with Alfa Romeo F1 Team and is the main partner of the Everton Football Club.
The crypto betting platform is also the biggest sponsor of BitBoy Crypto which publishes crypto news, project reviews, and cryptocurrency trading advice.
Stake.com has not confirmed the hack, nor has commented on the recent developments as of publication. The platform themselves being behind this move or clients moving money through some strange methods has also not been ruled out.
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