BetMGM 2020 Betting Recap: The Biggest Winning Bets Of The Year

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While 2020 was likely the toughest year any of us have ever gone through, one highlight of the year was the legalization of sports gambling in many states around the country. While there were plenty of losing bets place this year, there were a few lucky folks that cashed in big time.

BetMGM shared their betting highlights for 2020 along with the biggest winning bets of the year and they’re mighty impressive.

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Biggest single game winning bet of 2020

$500K to win $510K on Vikings -0.5 (11/29/20)

Biggest parlay winner of 2020

$100,000 to win $206,000 on 2-team parlay including Cardinals over 7.5 and Athletics -189 (9/10/20)

Sport with the biggest increase in betting action in 2020

1.MMA

2.Golf

3.Soccer

4.College basketball

5.College football

As for the biggest winning bets in the NFL, college football, NBA, and MLB in 2020 there were some absolute shockers.

College Basketball Biggest Winning Bet

$440K to win $462K on Gonzaga -16 (11/27/20)

NBA Biggest Winning Single Bet

$71,881 to win $165,327 on Nuggets +230 (9/15/20)

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College Football Biggest Winning Single Bet

$550K to win $522,500 on Iowa State -105 moneyline (11/27/20)

NFL Biggest Winning Single Bet

$500K to win $510K on Vikings -0.5 (11/29/20)

MLB Biggest Winning Single Bets

$164,309 to win $427,203 on Angeles +260 (9/6/20)

One lucky bettor cashed in one of the most impressive parlays of all-time just before the calendar flipped to 2021. Thanks to a wild parlay during the Portland Trail Blazers-Houston Rockets game on December 27, the bettor took home an insane $15,000 on a measly $10 bet.

  • D. Lillard over 8.5 assists
  • J. Harden over 10.5 assists
  • C. Wood over 22.5 pts
  • CJ. McCollum over 18.5 pts
  • D. House Jr. over 9.5 pts
  • D. Lillard over 30.5 pts
  • J. Harden 40+ pts
  • C. Wood over 11.5 rebounds
  • D. Jones Jr. over 4.5 rebounds
  • P.J. Tucker over 6.5 rebounds

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