Man Wins Record $75M Betting Payout

Publish Date
Monday, 7 November 2022, 2:01PM

The Astros won the 2022 World Series title, which means Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale, who owns Gallery Furniture in the Houston area, has won a record betting payout. He had $10 million in bets on the 2022 World Series. With the Astros winning the title over the Philadelphia Phillies in six games, McIngvale will earn an estimated $75 million payout, the largest in sports betting history.

McIngvale's Gallery Furniture customers will also be enjoying the benefits. Gallery Furniture has previously held promotions that state if customers that spend a certain amount of money they would get their furniture free of charge if a specific team wins a championship.

This time around, McIngvale offered customers a chance to double their purchase after the Astros' win.

"When you purchase a Tempur-Pedic, Stearns & Foster or Sealy mattress sleep set priced at $3,000 or more, and if the Houston Astros win it all in the 2022 final championship series, your purchase is FREE,!" Gallery Furniture's website read. "Join us at any Gallery Furniture showroom TODAY make your qualifying mattress purchase for the chance to get it all FREE FREE FREE!"

McIngvale isn’t new to placing large wagers. He won an estimated $15 million when Kansas won the NCAA men's basketball tournament back in April and is known for placing massive bets on the Super Bowl and other big sporting events in America.

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