Houston home furnishings retail outlet owner loses report $9.5 million Tremendous Bowl wager

An exterior watch of at SoFi Stadium throughout Super Bowl LVI on February 13, 2022 in Inglewood. The Los Angeles Rams defeated the Cincinnati Bengals 23-20. (Katelyn Mulcahy/Getty Visuals)

Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale, owner of Houston-centered Gallery Furniture, missing a report $9.5 million in a Tremendous Bowl LVI bet, Chron.com documented

McIngvale, a normal participant in the globe of sports gambling, put a $4.5 million wager for the Cincinnati Bengals to gain the Super Bowl past 7 days, according to The Hill

McIngvale originally positioned his wager when the Bengals included the unfold for the contest, but the home furnishings operator put a wager for the staff to really gain the contest in its place of masking the spread. 

The Bengals, led by star quarterback Joe Burrow and wide receiver Ja’Marr Chase, ended up 4.5-level underdogs in their massive video game in opposition to the Los Angeles Rams, in accordance to Chron.com 

Gallery Furniture customers who acquired a mattress set or reclining home furnishings priced at $3,000 or a lot more would’ve received their cash back if Cincinnati won the contest. 

If the Bengals won the match, McIngvale would have won extra than $7.7 million in earnings, Chron.com claimed. 

The Bengals misplaced to the Rams, 23-20, on Sunday evening. Rams wide receiver Cooper Kupp scored two touchdowns to get paid the game’s Most Worthwhile Participant award. 

All through this 12 months, McIngvale has misplaced $15.4 million on sports gambling, dropping wagers on NFL playoff match-ups and the college or university soccer national championship match.

McIngvale won a $3.46 million bet final yr when he correctly wagered that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers would defeat the Kansas Town Chiefs in Tremendous Bowl LV, Chron.com reported.