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Bettor nearly turns $7 parlay into $1M, settles for $250K

A bettor turned a $7.16 bet into more than $252,000 on Saturday after hitting a college football parlay.

But the payout could have been more than $1 million.

The unidentified gambler placed the wager on FanDuel Sportsbook, selecting 25 college football games. The parlay had a mixture of spreads, totals and money-line picks.

The first 23 legs of the parlay hit, with the final two legs Texas A&M -6½ over Miami and Michigan State-Washington over 56½.

But the bettor, who was identified on Twitter as @doritos_cv, posted a screen shot showing they cashed out before the final two legs for $252,160.

Had the bettor held on to the end, they would have earned a payout worth $1.016 million, according to an image posted by FanDuel Sportsbook (@FDSportsbook).

Michigan State made a two-point conversion late in the fourth quarter to cash the over, and Texas A&M defeated Miami 17-9.

The parlay needed a few fortunate outcomes to cash, including Syracuse’s late comeback over Purdue, Indiana’s overtime victory against Western Kentucky and UCLA’s buzzer beater over South Alabama.

Contact David Schoen at dschoen@reviewjournal.com or 702-387-5203. Follow @DavidSchoenLVRJ on Twitter.

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