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The upcoming superfight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor was sure to generate a ton of betting consideration, however one individual determined to put down the gauntlet for everybody else.
On Friday, an nameless bettor reportedly positioned an $880,000 wager on Mayweather to win, in accordance with David Purdum of ESPN.
The guess on the South Level On line casino in Las Vegas was so giant that the potential winnings surpassed the $1-million most payout allowed by the on line casino’s reserving system, so the guess needed to be reworked into two separate $440,000 tickets.
Mayweather was listed as a -550 favourite on the time of the acquisition, in order that margin would result in a revenue of $one hundred sixty,000, making the full payout $1.04 million.
McGregor nonetheless stays the betting favourite, because the Irishman has had 27 bets positioned on him for each one on Mayweather, in line with MGM sportsbook assistant supervisor Jeff Stoneback.