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Wes Welker hands out $100 bills to strangers at the Kentucky Derby

The Denver Broncos receiver won so big at the Kentucky Derby, he celebrated by giving away some of his cash.
By Kate Stanton Follow @KateStan Contact the Author   |   May 5, 2014 at 9:30 PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 5 (UPI) -- Tom Brady wasn't the only football player having a good time at the Kentucky Derby on Saturday.

Wes Welker made it rain for complete strangers who just happened to be around when the Denver Broncos wide receiver won thousands of dollars gambling at the races.

After collecting his cash, Welker started handing out $100 bills.

“He said he just won the Kentucky Derby and proceeded to walk down the line until the police officer stopped him,” one lucky recipient told USA Today. "I think six of us ended up with $100 bills."


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