With pro sports set to return in July, the U.S.’s burgeoning sports betting industry can only hope fans return to placing bets as often as they did in early 2020.
If one very bold fan is any indication, the industry is still going to see the kind of devil-may-care attitudes that make sports betting fun for so many.
Nick Swart, a sports fan with a dream, decided to bet on not just one, but all four (!) major North American sports leagues’ championships, placing a truly eye-watering gamble on FanDuel that hinges on the 76ers, of all teams, reaching the title.
It’s a long (long, long, long) shot… and yet I kind of like the picks.
Here’s a look at the monumental wager:
That’s a lot of money, and the outcomes don’t seem too crazy.
Let’s go one by one real quick.
It’s hard to fault this bet.