The five biggest bets in history!
There are so many big wins in the history of time. On this page we will talk about the five biggest bets in time, ever! It will inspire you and give a great view of what is possible. It is amazing! From a life or death jump to an almost 6 million dollar bet.
The Mayweather’s million-dollar bet
One of the highest earning athletes in the world is Floyd Mayweather. He is besides that also the godfather of all gamblers when it comes to the sporting events. The boxer bets regularly six figure sums on all kinds of sporting matches (football, basketball and boxing). He once put a 6 million dollar bet on the Miami Heat to bet the Indiana Pacers. It gives him a significant spot on our list. He won by the way and got a 6.5 million dollars in cash. He is no featherweight in the gambling arena!
A suitcase filled with cash
In the 1980’s the real estate owner William Bergstrom became famous for his ballsy bets. The Texan got the name suitcase man. He pitched to a Vegas casino with two suitcases. One was filled with 770,000 dollars and the other was empty. The casino promised to math any bet as long as it was the first of any visitor. He put the entire amount (the 770,000 dollars) on a craps and won! He put his winnings in his empty suitcase and left.
The World cup wager!
In the summer of 2010, during the World cup frenzy, one person placed the biggest bet of the tournament’s history. The gambler put 417,000 dollars on Germany to beat Spain in the semi finals. The odds were 10/11. In the first half all went well for him. Spain scored in the 73rd minute of the game and later the Germans were denied a penalty. The gambler had to say bye bye to the 800,000 in winnings.
Political voting and gambling!
In the year 2014 the Scots voted No to their independence. Somebody had put a bet of 193,000 dollars on the no vote. He won an amount of 900,000 dollars. It is amazing!
The Super Bowl points!
Billy Walters is a legend! He is an absolute legend when it comes to sports gambling. He has made millions of dollars betting big! He is even been banned from many betting establishments because of that. In 2010 he put a bet on the Super Bowl. He staked 3.5 million dollars on the New Orleans Saints to beat the Indianapolis Colts. The Saints won and he saw 3.5 million dollars marching into his bank account.
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