A BetMGM bettor turned $500 into $45,000 after successful a two-team futures parlay of Jon Rahm to win the Masters and Connecticut to win the NCAA males’s basketball title.
The gambler took Rahm at 8-1 and Connecticut at 9-1 and cashed the parlay at 89-1 odds Sunday when the Spaniard overcame a four-stroke deficit to Brooks Koepka to win the 12 months’s first golf main at Augusta Nationwide.
The Huskies received their fifth nationwide championship April 3 in a 76-59 victory over San Diego State.
Regardless of paying out the parlay, BetMGM received on the Masters.
“Rahm beating out Koepka was an ideal final result for BetMGM,” BetMGM sports activities dealer Seamus Magee mentioned in an electronic mail.
The Westgate SuperBook additionally received on Rahm, who closed because the 10-1 third option to win his first inexperienced jacket behind single-digit favorites Rory McIlroy and 2022 Masters champion Scottie Scheffler.
“Rahm was a very good end result for us,” SuperBook vp of danger Jeff Sherman mentioned. “Once we acquired that inflow of cash the week of the event, we had McIlroy assist and Scheffler assist. However (Rahm) was one of many three on the prime that basically didn’t get assist.
“His odds have been 7-1 at one level, however we closed him at 10-1.”
Koepka was 80-1 to win the Masters earlier than successful the LIV occasion April 2 in Orlando, Florida. His odds have been then slashed to 40-1.
“We had Koepka legal responsibility. We’d’ve broke even on him in Nevada, however we might’ve taken a success in different jurisdictions,” Sherman mentioned. “There have been a pair $1,000 tickets at 40-1 on him plus a bunch of different tickets including up.”
A Circa Sports activities bettor received $2,000 on a $222,000 wager on Tiger Woods to not win the Masters (-11,100).
Woods narrowly made his record-tying twenty third straight minimize on the Masters however withdrew from the event Sunday within the third spherical after aggravating his plantar fasciitis. He was on the backside of the leaderboard at 9 over when he withdrew.
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