Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale is set to win $22 million from $12 million in wagers if the Astros win the World Series
Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale, owner of Gallery Furniture in Houston, is set to win $22 million from $12 million in wagers. if the Astros beat the Washington Nationals for their second World Series title in three years.
The 2019 World Series between the Houston Astros and Washington Nationals has certainly been a close affair. After a poor start to the World Series, the Astros found themselves 0-2 against the Nationals. Impressively, they recovered from this start and are now leading the Series 3-2. With Game 6 taking place tonight at Minute Maid Park in Houston, the Astros can take home the prize on home turf.
You remember ‘Mattress Mack’, right?
Jim ‘Mattress Mack’ McIngvale, owner of Gallery Furniture in Houston has placed a number of bets at legal sportsbooks in Las Vegas, New Jersey and Mississippi to hedge a potential loss of $20 million on a season-long promotion that will refund any mattress-set purchase of at least $3,000 if Houston wins the World Series.
McIngvale, the 68-year-old entrepreneur, has already won $2.1 million in wagers on the Astros in the playoffs. He has then continued to wager huge amounts on the Astros in the World Series. Here are all of the known bets that McIngvale has placed on the Astros to win the World Series
The Astros are now strong favorites (-800) at William Hill to win the World Series and everything is looking great for ‘Mattress Mack’.