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Someone Placed A Whopping $880,000 Bet On Floyd Mayweather Jr.

Someone Placed A Whopping $880,000 Bet On Floyd Mayweather Jr.
From Deadspin - August 12, 2017

Now here is a damn sports bet:

The$880,000 bet was reportedly placed at the South Point Casino in Las Vegas Friday afternoon. ESPN says it had to be broken up into two separate wagers after the ticket for the full amount showed the wrong payout:

The original ticket showed only a $120,000 profit, instead of the correct $160,000 that would come from the wager. The misprint was caused by a rule in South Points bookmaking system that does not permit payouts of greater than $1 million, according to sportsbook director Chris Andrews. The total payout, should Mayweather prevail, would be $1.04 million.

The book rewrote two separate bets for $440,000 each to rectify the issue.

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