Mattress Mack Could Win Biggest Sports Bet Ever

The sports world’s most famous bettor “Mattress Mack” is at it again. And this time he could make some SERIOUS cash.

The Houston-based mattress company owner – known for notoriously betting big sports wagers throughout the years – only needs the Astros to win 4 more games in the World Series to win $75 MILLION.

If it hits, the bet would become the biggest sports betting win in legal sports betting history.

According to the Houston Chronicle, Jim McInvagle, also known as “Mattress Mack,” made multiple seven-figure bets on the Astros to win it all this year. Odds on his bets ranged from 10-1 to 5-1.

The Astros face the Philadelphia Phillies in the World Series beginning this Friday. The Astros are favorited at -185 odds. McInvagle’s jaw-dropping bets have made headlines, but he’s also a great marketer.

HOUSTON, TX – OCTOBER 07: Mattress Mack throws out the first pitch before the baseball game between the Chicago White Sox and Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park on October 7, 2021 in Houston, Texas. (Photo by Ken Murray/Icon Sportswire via Getty Images)

CUSTOMERS WIN TOO IF THE ASTROS WIN

Mack knows what he’s doing.

Not only does he get press when making these wagers, but he also gets attention for his other promotions. For example, he is offering people back their money that spent over $3,000 on some sleep sets and furniture from his Gallery Furniture should the Astros win the World Series. A few weeks ago he was offering customers double their money back if the team went on to win it all.

McInvagle also regularly donates to charity and good causes. This past Fourth of July, he gave away 200 mattresses to veterans and first responders.

In 2021, Mattress Mack made headlines for his big bet on the Tampa Bay Bucaneers to cover a +3.5 spread during Super Bowl LV, which they did by defeating the Chiefs. Mack won $3.46 million, and also ran a similar mattress promotion that featured rebates of $3,000 or more if the Bucs should win.

HOUSTON, TX – FEBRUARY 17: Houston business owner Jim Mattress Mack McIngvale poses for a portrait at his store Gallery Furniture in Houston, Texas on February 17, 2021. Gallery Furniture opened up its doors to help people with food and shelter during the power outages. (Photo by Mark Felix for The Washington Post via Getty Images)

Make sure to tune into OutKick 360 tomorrow in the 4 pm EST when the guy’s have Mattress Mack on as a guest!

Also Jimmy Mack, my man. Don’t forget that my Venmo is open should you feel like sharing any of that $75 milly if the Astros. I’m a heartbroken Yankees fan. The money would make me feel much better.

Written by Mike Gunzelman

Mike “Gunz” Gunzelman has been involved in the sports and media industry for over a decade. He’s also a risk taker - the first time he ever had sushi was from a Duane Reade in Penn Station in NYC.

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  1. He doesn’t own a mattress company. He owns an three incredible furniture stores that sell AMERICAN MADE FURNITURE. The quality of the products he sells is wonderful. He sacrificially gives to the community. His prices aren’t the cheapest, but the quality is beyond reproach.

    I’ve bought stuff from him for decades and will continue until I no longer create CO2.

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