The Nation Mourns Bettor Who Lost $726,959 On Final Leg Of 16-Leg Parlay By Putting Faith In Detroit Lions

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We knew this would happen.

Relying on the Detroit Lions to secure a victory is like trusting Dan Campbell not to blow up your bathroom after his ninth cup of bean juice.

A BetMGM bettor tossed down a $25 wager and successfully selected the outright winners of the first 15 games of Week 2, a monumental feat that ultimately meant absolutely nothing no thanks to the Lions blowing a halftime lead, the Packers scoring 21 unanswered points, and shattering this man’s soul in the process.

WAS -175
CHI -130
CLE -650
LAR -190
BUF -175
NE -250
SF -160
LVR +190
CAR +150
DEN -275
AZ -190
TB -650
DAL +135
TEN +190
BAL +180
Lions +400

There is chatter on the internet calling this anonymous man a fool for not cashing out at a reduced payout before the Lions inevitably blew it (Detroit was a double-digit underdog coming into this game and was +400 at BetMGM on the moneyline), but the $25 was reportedly a “free” BetMGM bet, therefore disallowing early withdrawals.

I guess it’s better to have bet and lost than to never have bet at all. Eh, just kidding.

I think we need to create a GoFundMe for this dude. Therapy is expensive nowadays.