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$880K bet on Floyd largest so far on fight

$880K bet on Floyd largest so far on fight
From ESPN - August 11, 2017

A Las Vegas casino on Friday took a bet on Floyd Mayweather so large that the sportsbook computer system could not handle it.

An anonymous bettor at the South Point Casino placed an $880,000 bet on Mayweather to beat Conor McGregor in a boxing match that is attracting major betting action in Las Vegas. The bout is scheduled for Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena.

The $880,000 bet is believed to be the largest placed on the fight in Las Vegas at this point. Mayweather was a -550 favorite when the bet came in Friday afternoon. If the undefeated Mayweather is able to best McGregor, who is making his professional boxing debut, the bettor would net a $160,000 profit.

The bet was first reported by Vegas Stats & Information, which sent out a picture of the betting slip on social media.

Whoa! The money is startingto come in on @FloydMayweather at the @southpointlv. Biggest bet in Vegas yet? @VSiNLive pic.twitter.com/Kw4VGDOQPe

Mitch Moss (@MitchMossRadio) August 11, 2017

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