Jim”Mattress Mack” McIngvale, a Houston furniture shop owner who’s famous for producing giant sports stakes, has put the greatest wager on Super Bowl LV so much — $3.46 million around the underdog Tampa Bay Buccaneers in +3.5.
McIngvale flew to Colorado Springs on Wednesday, logged on into the DraftKings mobile gaming program from the airport and then put one of the biggest stakes on the Super Bowl. After paying a small extra in juice (-127) to find the Bucs in +3.5, McIngvale would acquire 2.72 million if Tampa Bay covers the spread.
“Tampa Bay is filled with talent on both sides of the ball and headed by the best soccer player ever at Tom Brady, therefore I am betting big on the Bucs who’ve overcome tough matchups during this postseason,” McIngvale stated in a discharge from DraftKings.
McIngvale routinely utilizes the gambling market to mitigate risk on sales promotions in his own furniture shop. He’d over $11 million in drama the 2019 World Series between the between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals, such as a 3.5 million futures wager about the Astros He put with DraftKings at Biloxi, Mississippi.
“Mack was a fantastic client and is somebody we have history after taking his considerable bet about the World Series a few of seasons ago,” Johnny Avello, DraftKings’ sportsbook manager, stated in the release.
This season, clients at McIngvale’s shop who invest $3,000 or more about a brand new mattress will receive their cash back if the Buccaneers beat the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday.
Both biggest reported bets on the Super Bowl thus much have been around the Bucs. Along with McIngvale’s $3.46 million bet, a bettor using BetMGM at Nevada put a $2.3 million bet on Tampa Bay a week.
The biggest reported Super Bowl bet , concerning amount danger, is thought to be a $4.8 million money-line bet about the Rams to win against the Patriots at Super Bowl XXXVI which was set with MGM in Las Vegas in 2002.
Regardless of both multimillion-dollar stakes on the Bucs in this season’s Super Bowl, the majority of the activity was around the favorite Chiefs.