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Super Bowl: Mattress Mack Bets $5M A lot more on Bengals, Drake Drops Bitcoin on Rams

Posted on: February 11, 2022, 08:31h.&nbsp

Last updated on: February 11, 2022, 08:49h.

Houston businessman Jim McIngvale, identified greater as “Mattress Mack,” made history Friday when he wagered $five million on the underdog Cincinnati Bengals to win Sunday’s Super Bowl. The furniture retailer owner’s bet with Caesars Sportsbook is the largest ever placed with a legal US operator.

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Houston businessman Jim McIngvale, much better known as “Mattress Mack,” tends to make a $5 million bet on the Cincinnati Bengals to win Sunday’s Super Bowl. McIngvale, who owns a chain of furnishings shops, created the bet with Caesars Sportsbook from a rest cease in Louisiana, exactly where mobile sports betting is legal. (Image: Click2Houston.com)

If he wins the bet, which he created reside on Houston’s KPRC-Tv Friday morning, Mattress Mack will net $8.five million. It is the second time that Mack place a tidy sum on the Bengals in a week. Last week, he put $4.5 million on Cincinnati. Each bets had odds of +170, so Mack would make a $16.2 million profit.

Mattress Mack placed both bets in Louisiana, with Friday’s wager created at a welcome center just across the state line in Vinton.

Besides its close proximity to the Houston area, there are other connections to Louisiana. Cincinnati Bengals star quarterback Joe Burrow led the LSU Tigers to a national title ahead of becoming the best pick in the 2020 NFL Draft.

Louisiana just became legal about 3 weeks ago, so it makes it true hassle-free for me,” Mack stated in a Caesars release. “But placing this bet in LSU nation exactly where they really like Joe [Burrow] also figured into it. Tons of LSU fans are coming out for this promotion exactly where if Joe wins the Large Game, they get the furniture totally free.”

Like most of Mattress Mack’s past massive cash wagers, the bets on the Bengals are tied to sales promotions at his Gallery Furnishings stores. It is his way of hedging on a promotion that offers big-ticket purchasers their products for free.

Drake Jumps on Rams Bandwagon

Even though Mattress Mack is firmly ensconced as a member of WhoDey Nation, he’s not the only higher-profile particular person making a wager on the Super Bowl.

On Thursday, Canadian rapper and noted sports enthusiast Drake place his income on the Los Angeles Rams. The “Hotline Bling” hitmaker posted his bets on his Instagram account.

Using Stake, a cryptocurrency gaming web site, Drake bet CAD 600,000 worth of Bitcoin on the Rams moneyline, CAD 500,000 of Bitcoin on Odell Beckham Jr. receiving far more than 62.5 receiving yards, and CAD 500,000 of Bitcoin on Beckham scoring at least one touchdown in the course of the game. He stands to net CAD 306,000 if the Rams win, CAD 405,000 if Beckham goes over the yardage mark, and CAD 575,000 if Beckham scores a TD.

Existing Super Bowl Odds

The Rams are currently a 4-point favorite at most sportsbooks, heading into the weekend.

On the moneyline, the Rams odds vary from -185 at Caesars to -200 at BetMGM and PointsBet. The Bengals straight-up odds vary from +160 at DraftKings and Caesars (the odds dropped after Mattress Mack’s bet) to +170 at Bet365 and FOX Bet.

The total is sitting at 48.5 points.

More than at Caesars, the coin flip remains the most common prop bet. Based on ticket sales and handle, bettors like it to land on tails. The sportsbook gives it as an even-funds bet.

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