Bettor Wins $998K on 15-Leg Multisport Parlay After Placing $604 Wager

Tim Daniels@TimDanielsBRFeatured ColumnistMarch 13, 2021

A man walks by as betting odds for NFL football's Super Bowl 55 are displayed on monitors at the Circa resort and casino sports book, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2021, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
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A Pennsylvania bettor cashed out nearly $1 million after hitting a remarkable 15-team, cross-sport parlay Thursday.

FanDuel Sportsbook showcased the $604 bet placed at Valley Forge Casino Resort:

It was a unique parlay win because most of the teams were smallish favorites, with Texas—which was even money in its rivalry clash with Texas Tech—also picked along with a few spread choices.

Typically, a large-scale parlay card is littered with overwhelming favorites combined with a couple of long shots to help boost the payout.

Picking so many toss-up games correctly is quite an accomplishment, but it didn't come without some close calls.

For example, the NHL's New York Islanders went to a shootout with the Boston Bruins. It was tied after two rounds before Anthony Beauvillier scored to give the Isles a 2-1 advantage. Semyon Varlamov then stopped Brad Marchand for the win—basically a $1 million save.

And the Longhorns knocked off the Red Raiders by a single point, 67-66.

It's always going to take a couple of breaks to win a 15-team parlay, and this bettor caught them all.

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