BILOXI, Miss. (WLOX) – Simply over every week after successful the biggest sports activities wager payout ever of $75 million, “Mattress Mack” was on the Beau Rivage in Biloxi to position one other massive wager.
On Tuesday “Mattress Mack” McIngvale positioned a $500,000 guess on the Houston Cougars to win the school basketball nationwide championship.
If Houston claims the title with 10-1 odds, “Mattress Mack” would win $5 million.
The Texas furnishings retailer proprietor stated he isn’t making these massive wagers only for the fun of betting.
“I make these bets as a result of we do promotions on the furnishings retailer. Like if the Astros win the World Collection you get your a refund,” McIngvale stated. “I received $75 million on that guess, gave again $73 million to the shoppers and the opposite $2 million was bills. It allows us to run these nice promotions. Folks love them particularly with native groups just like the Houston Astros and Houston Cougars. We’re having enjoyable with these sports activities promotions, they work very nicely and it makes us related as a furnishings retailer.”
McIngvale wired the $500,000 to the Beau Rivage earlier earlier than making Tuesday’s guess in individual utilizing on line casino chips.
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