‘Mattress Mack’ puts $1.2M on Alabama-Georgia title game

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“Mattress Mack” is rolling with the Tide.

Jim McIngvale, the Houston furnishings store proprietor known arsenic “Mattress Mack,” has placed a $1.2 cardinal wager connected the Alabama Crimson Tide to bushed Georgia successful the College Football Playoff title crippled Monday successful Indianapolis. The +125 money-line wager, made astatine Caesars Sports, would wage $1.5 million.

Caesars confirmed the wager connected Twitter precocious Wednesday.

.@MattressMack is backmost with a #BetLikeACaesar wager connected the College Football National Championship 👀
▪️ $1,200,000 connected Alabama (+125) to decision Georgia

Potential win: $1,500,000

— Caesars Sportsbook (@CaesarsSports) January 6, 2022

“We astatine Caesars Sportsbook are ever excited to instrumentality the biggest bets connected the biggest events,” Ken Fuchs, caput of sports astatine Caesars, said connected Twitter.

No. 3 effect Georgia is simply a statement 3-point favourite implicit No. 1 Alabama successful the rubric game. The Crimson Tide upset the Bulldogs 41-24 successful the Southeastern Conference rubric crippled Dec. 4.

McIngvale has go known successful the sports betting satellite for making seven-figure wagers, usually to hedge promotions astatine his stores. That is the lawsuit with Alabama. Anyone who makes purchases of $3,000 oregon much astatine McIngvale’s stores volition person a refund if Alabama wins.

In October, McIngvale had a full of $3.35 million riding astatine 4 sportsbooks to triumph $35.6 cardinal connected the Houston Astros to triumph the World Series. The Atlanta Braves won successful six games.

Contact Jim Barnes astatine jbarnes@reviewjournal.com oregon 702-383-0277. Follow @JimBarnesLV connected Twitter.

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