What is the biggest bet in horse racing? The biggest wins at the races are those with incredible luck. Conor Murphy turned $75 into $1.5 million with a bit of knowledge and mostly luck and faith. Kerry Packer’s $2 million wager in 1987 was less lucky. If you would like to put on a bet yourself, you should check out our top horse racing ...
Now 2021 is shaping up to be the biggest year in sports betting history with New Jersey having the biggest handle with over 8 billion dollars in wagers placed beating out Nevada. With the Houston Astros in their last World Series appearance versus the Washington Nationals we got to see the newest big wager on a Jon Price scale of $3.5 million dollars.
Betting hundreds of thousands pounds in one go requires huge balls of steel. So we reckon these five big bettors were made from a ton of mettle (ba-dum tss!). From a $5.9 million bet, to a life or death jump, here are five of the biggest bets ever placed – and the bonkers people that bet them. Mayweather’s million-dollar bet
2. “Vegas Dave” Kansas City Royals Future. Most people know “Vegas Dave” from his obnoxious takes and claims about his betting record but the fact of the matter is, he has won some big bets. The one that really put him on the map was when he decided to bet on the Kansas City Royals to win the world series at 30/1.
Super Bowl Biggest Bets: $3.43 Million on Tampa Bay. The Super Bowl was the most-bet game of the year and with it came some monstrous wagers. Here were the biggest bets on the 2021 Super Bowl.
The biggest football bet ever won came back in 2001 when Mick Gibbs, a roofer from Staffordshire, landed a £500,000 windfall after placing 30p on a bet with odds of 1.6 million to one.
Betting bullets: Big bets on Buccaneers to go 17-0. 72d David Purdum. NBA Power Rankings, way-too-early edition: Where the Bucks, Suns and every team stand right now. Los Angeles Lakers. 92d.
1. William Lee Bergstrom Bets it All - The Biggest Bet Ever Placed in a Casino. Casino owner, Benny Binion revolutionized gambling in Las Vegas. Before him, casinos just accepted "small" bets and wanted to slowly but steadily capture every player's bankroll.