Updated August 28, 2023 - 2:03 pm
A Caesars Sportsbook bettor in New York turned $80 into $106,530 on Sunday after hitting a nine-leg MLB parlay.
The bettor had relatively easy winners on seven of the legs, but had to sweat out two plays on the -1½ run line on the Diamondbacks (+162) and Rays (+158).
Arizona was tied 2-2 with Cincinnati in the bottom of the eighth when it scored three runs en route to a 5-2 win. The Diamondbacks drew three straight walks to start the inning before scoring runs on back-to-back sacrifice flies by Christian Walker and Evan Longoria. Alek Thomas followed with an RBI single.
Tampa Bay trailed 4-2 in the sixth before rallying for four runs with two outs on its way to a 7-4 win over the Yankees. Harold Ramirez flared a bases-loaded single that went just over a slow-to-react Gleyber Torres at second base, and Brandon Lowe followed with a two-run single.
Here are the other seven legs of the parlay, which was a 1,331 to 1 long shot.
— Astros RL (-1½, -105), beat Tigers 17-4
— Cubs RL (-1½, +130), beat Pirates 10-1
— Dodgers RL (-1½, +122), beat Red Sox 7-4
— White Sox RL (-1½, +158), beat Athletics 6-1
— Guardians-Blue Jays Over 8½ (-115), 10-7
— Royals-Mariners Under 4½ first five innings (-105), 3-0
— Rangers RL first five innings (-½), Rangers led Twins 5-0 after five innings en route to 7-6 loss.
Rocky Mountain High
Colorado went 1-11 last season and has a season win total of 3½ (u-120) at BetMGM sportsbook. But that hasn’t stopped bettors from banking on big things from the Buffaloes in Deion Sanders’ first year as coach.
BetMGM has taken wagers on Colorado of $1,000 to win $250,000 to win the national championship (250-1), $4,500 to win $450,000 to win the Pac-12 (100-1), and $1,000 to win $125,000 on Buffaloes quarterback Shedeur Sanders to win the Heisman Trophy (125-1).
Yahoo Sportsbook powered by William Hill is now open at The Venetian after the resort and Yahoo last week announced a multiyear naming rights partnership.
“This partnership is another step in our ongoing commitment to engage and delight sports fans through our Yahoo Sports and Yahoo Fantasy platforms,” Yahoo Sports president Ryan Spoon said in a release.
The venue spans more than 12,000 square feet and features a 46-million-pixel, 1,770 square foot LED video wall. Plush sofas and lounge chairs provide seating for 105, and two fan caves also are available.