Tag: Bad Beat Alert

Maurice Calloo from the Oregon State Beavers hit a last-second shot against the Houston Cougars that determined the betting outcome of the first March Madness Elite 8 game. (Image: Darron Cummings/AP)

Elite 8 Bad Beat: Oregon State Backdoor Beavers Sink Houston Bettors

When you wager on March Madness, there’s no such thing as a meaningless basket. The Houston Cougars defeated the Oregon State Beavers 67-61 in the Elite 8 to advance to the Final Four, but bettors were saved or crushed by an uncontested 3-pointer from the Beavers. With 11 seconds remaining, […]

Philadelphia quarterback Carson Wentz was manhandled most of the game against Seattle, but did manage a Hail Mary pass at the end of game that gave one gambler a devastating $500,000 bad beat. (Image: Getty)

Worst Bad Beat of All Time? Bettor Feels the Pain of Losing $500K in 12 Seconds

It would probably be wise to keep the sharp objects away from the bettor who wagered $500,000 on Seattle against Philadelphia on Monday Night Football, then watched in horror as he suffered the worst bad beat in recent memory. The unidentified gambler placed the half-million-dollar wager at BetMGM Monday afternoon, […]