The victory by Miami (5-11) cost an MGM Resorts bettor two $100,000 five-team money line parlays that would’ve paid a total of $200,000. The gambler won the other four legs.
For the sheer amount of pain and suffering it caused in Las Vegas, the Knights’ bitter defeat to the Sharks is No. 1 on our list of the top seven betting bad beats of 2019.
The bettor who won Station Casinos’ Last Man Standing pro football contest needed the Dolphins to beat the Bengals, who forced OT after trailing 35-12 in fourth quarter.
A CG Technology bettor in Las Vegas hit a $200 nine-team parlay that paid $75,000 and included improbable covers by the Eagles (-4½) and Falcons-49ers Over 47½.
The Cleveland Browns and Chicago Bears will be among the biggest winners for Las Vegas sportsbooks in the season wins market if they stay under their total.
Countless bettors toasted the Ravens’ cover over the Bills, including two high rollers at The Mirage who won more than $500,000 between them on Baltimore.
Baltimore didn’t cover as a 6-point favorite over San Francisco in a 20-17 win over the 49ers on a day that saw underdogs go 7-5 ATS with six outright wins.
Chalk has been the perfect side on turkey day the last three years, as favorites have gone 9-0 straight up and 8-1 ATS. The under is 5-0 in the prime-time game on the holiday.
The gutless call by the Cowboys coach to kick a field goal with 6:04 left essentially cost Dallas the game in a 13-9 loss and cost countless New England bettors a cover.
Rich Velez went 81-36-2 ATS to win the Golden Nugget’s inaugural Ultimate Football Challenge, and he’s in 10th place in the contest this year with a 46-28-3 record.