Saturday 24 February 2018

Broncos carry weight of Floyd's $15m punt

Floyd Mayweather Jr
Floyd Mayweather Jr

World boxing champion Floyd Mayweather's nickname is 'Money' and, with bets like the one he's put on the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl, it's no wonder.

Mayweather, a prolific gambler, has reportedly wagered almost $15m on the Broncos to win in American football's biggest game against the Seattle Seahawks.

The Vegas Gambling Steam Twitter feed revealed Mayweather had slapped the monumental $11.86m wager on the Broncos to beat the Seattle Seahawks by more than two points. Other reports have Mayweather betting $2.96m on the Broncos to be leading at half-time.

As no company would be stupid enough to take the bets on their own, Mayweather reportedly used seven different agencies and four offshore accounts to place his bets.

Irish Independent

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