Founder of Barstool
David Scott Portnoy is an American internet celebrity, blogger, and founder of the sports and pop culture blog Barstool Sports. He has gained popularity in 2020, at the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, Portnoy pivoted from covering sports as Barstool’s “El Presidente” to live streaming himself making stock picks as “Davey Day Trader.” Since he’s become a day trader, Portnoy has made waves by calling out Warren Buffett, exchanging insults with Wolfpack Research and slamming a Deutsche Bank analyst for his cautious view of Penn National Gaming Inc., which has a 36% equity-stake in Barstool. He also frequently discuss cryptocurrencies as his trading instruments.
"3 time Bee Sting survivor. I own a ton of Penn Stock. I’m not a financial advisor. Don’t trust anything I say about stocks. Owner of DDTG Global"
“It’s colorful, it’s different, I don’t think anybody on Wall Street had ever seen somebody like myself”
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