Houston’s ‘Mattress Mack’ Bet On The Astros And Won $75 Million! [VIDEO]
Saturday, November 5, 2022, Houston business owner Jim McIngvale, better known as "Mattress Mack" won what's being reported as the largest payout in sports betting history. The Texas Gallery Furniture store man put a total of $10 million in bets on the Houston Astros winning the 2022 World Series and man did it pay off!
As if it couldn't have been any better, "Mattress Mack" watched Game 6 unfold in real time, sitting in front-row seats at Minute Made Park. Now, that's what I call icing on the cake!
What is so incredible about McIngvale's win is that he placed a series of multi-million bets this year. Unrelated to his big win, he started the year off with a $4.53 million bet on Joe Burrow and the Bengals to win the Super Bowl in February. Then the famous furniture retailer went on a betting spree, placing several big-money bets throughout the year on his beloved Astros winning the 2022 World Series:
- $3 million with 10 to 1 odds on May 13 with Caesars Sportsbook.
-Plunked down $1 million at WynnBet.
-$2 million 5 to 1 with BetMGM.
-$2 million 5.3/1 (+533) with Barstool.
-$1 million 5 to 1 with Unibet.
-$1 million 5 to 1 Betfred.
All that being said, this is how "Mattress Mack" wound up with a whopping $75 million when the Astros won the 2022 World Series! Out of all the sports book bets he made, the biggest wagger was with Caesars Sportsbook. Obviously, they will take the biggest hit as far as payouts go, coughing up a $30 million check to Houston's favorite furniture salesman. Ken Fuchs, Chief Operating Officer of Caesars Digital said, “What can we say? We just wrote the biggest check in sports betting history to Mattress Mack for $30,000,000. Would we do it all again? You bet.”