Sources: After outrageous World Series payday, 'Bettor X' all-in on Eagles

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The same unnamed gamester who took Las Vegas for millions on a World Series is behind looking for another large measure on a Super Bowl.

He’s betting on a loser Philadelphia Eagles for large bucks.

Eagles biggest Super Bowl underdogs given ’09

The Eagles non-stop as 5.5-point underdogs to a Patriots for Super Bowl LII during a Westgate SuperBook in Las Vegas, creation Philadelphia a biggest SB loser given 2009.

William Hill U.S. on Monday became a second sportsbook to news holding a $1 million gamble on a Eagles. Director of trade Nick Bogdanovich pronounced his book supposed a $1 million money-line gamble on Philadelphia during +165 odds. The gamble was initial reported by

Last week, MGM reported holding a “multimillion” dollar gamble on a Eagles, and sportsbook user CG Technology and a South Point any have taken money-line wagers on a Eagles for $700,000 and $500,000, respectively.

Johnny Avello, executive executive for Wynn Race Sports, told ESPN that he also took a “good-size, six-figure” money-line gamble on a Eagles, adding to what had already been unilateral movement on Philadelphia.

Multiple sources told ESPN that they’re all from a same gamester who went on a winning strain during a World Series that contributed to Nevada’s books losing $11.4 million on ball in November, a books’ misfortune ball month ever.

The customer’s name has not been revealed. Some referred to him as “Bettor X” in October, when he placed a array of a largest money-line bets on a World Series, winning any one.

“He’s one of a guys who was floating around betting all that income on a World Series,” maestro Las Vegas bookie Jimmy Vaccaro, now of a South Point, told a Associated Press. “I don’t consider he mislaid a gamble then, we’ll see how he does now.”

“Yeah, I’ve got him, too,” Avello pronounced Monday of a lapse of a World Series bettor.

The New England Patriots were 4.5-point favorites over a Eagles on Monday during a infancy of Las Vegas sportsbooks. The income line was down to New England -180, with Philadelphia profitable behind +180.

“There’s been some good-sized five-figure bets entrance in [on a Patriots],” Avello said. “There are people personification a Patriots, though it’s only that a Eagles were only so heavily gamble early, seemed like all was going that way.”

Nearly 80 percent of a income gamble on a indicate widespread was on a Eagles during a Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook, including some wagers placed by reputable bettors Monday. The Westgate SuperBook embellished a indicate widespread to Patriots -4 after “some people we honour gamble Eagles +4.5,” partner manager Jeff Sherman told ESPN. That gamble was not from Bettor X, a source said.

A record $138.4 million was gamble on final year’s Super Bowl during Nevada’s sportsbooks. Many books are raised this year’s hoop to simply transcend final year’s amount.

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