In addition to being known for his undefeated record in boxing, Mayweather is a notorious gambler and has reportedly already bet $10 million on the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl.
*Betting Info*— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) January 27, 2014
Floyd Mayweather L48hours bet 10.4Million on Broncos -2 (Action with 7 different shops + 4 offshore accts) 8Million in credit
#Pregame Gambling sources expect another line move as Mayweather's bet starts making noise in the industry.— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) January 27, 2014
Floyd has multiple credit lines
Floyd Mayweather is worth over 80 Million liquid. Sportsbooks / Offshore books executives gladly float this man 2-3 million in credit.— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) January 27, 2014
Earlier this year, the champ won more than $50,000 when No. 11 Oklahoma knocked off No. 3 Alabama 45-31 in the Sugar Bowl.
I bet $50,000 on Oklahoma and won. $50,000 + $52,500 =$102,500 pic.twitter.com/Q9fnqbd5Pc— Floyd Mayweather (@FloydMayweather) January 3, 2014
He also won a good chunk of cash when Michigan State beat Stanford in the Rose Bowl, although he may never have even stepped in a casino to place the wager.
They have a phone number, they call up owners of the sportsbooks they want action at. "Put me down for 2 million on Broncos.. It's Floyd"— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) January 27, 2014
It’s unclear if he used a “runner” to place the alleged Super Bowl bets, but if he did, it probably wasn’t this guy:
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