Jim McIngvalebetter known in the baseball guild as “Mattress Mack“, he was finally able to win a casino bet after the stars they were crowned 2022 World Series championsby defeating in six games the Philadelphia Phillies.
Almost a week after the Sidereals lifted the trophy at their stadium, Minute Maid Park, the Astros’ super fan and successful businessman who owns a chain of furniture stores in the State of Texas, launched for the $75 million that he got for the exorbitant 10 million bet he placed prior to the start of this year’s playoffs.
To get on a private plane the 75 million he won for betting on the Astros winning the Fall Classic, it was necessary for “Mattress Mack” to carry all the money in a wheelbarrow, since it was almost impossible for the 71-year-old man to carry the full weight of the thousands of bills green. Below the video:
“Mattress Mack” became the fan who has won the largest bet in sports history. Similarly, the organization of the Astros invited him to get on the buses of the players and coaches’ staff who paraded through the main streets of Houston for the championship.
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MLB: Mattress Mack used a wheelbarrow to get on a plane the 75 million he won for betting on the champion Astros