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Mattress Mack bet could win $36 million if Astros win World Series

According to William Hill Sportsbook, it would be the biggest reported potential payout in U.S. sports betting history.

HOUSTON — Mattress Mack has never been afraid to make a big splash when it comes to betting big on his hometown teams.

This year is no different. Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale has $3.3 million total on the Astros to win the World Series. His payout would be $36 million. The Astros have already advanced to the World Series and will play either the Dodgers or Braves.

In June, he made $2M of the the bet on Caesars Entertainment’s William Hill Indiana Sportsbook App.

“It’s very cool that William Hill took that large of a futures bet,” McIngvale said. “Kudos to William Hill for stepping up and taking that big bet. I’ve done a lot of bets with William Hill, and they’ve always been great to me. The execution has always been great.”

“This is a potentially historic bet, and it’s one that we love to take,” said Eric Hession, Co-President of Sports for Caesars Entertainment. “We pride ourselves on our flexible limits in our sportsbooks and sports betting apps. This wager certainly makes baseball season a little more exciting for us, and we’re looking forward to seeing how that plays out.”

Here are some of the bets McIngvale has made:

2021 UH COUGARS: 'I’m ten toes down on Houston' | Mattress Mack bets $1M on UH to win men's NCAA Championship


2019 ASTROS: 'Mattress Mack' loses more than $13 million as Astros fail to win World Series

2019 ASTROS: Mattress Mack covers his bases on Astros World Series promotion with $3.5M casino bet

2014 ASTROS: Mattress Mack to pay out after losing Astros bet

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