It’s always fun to look at improbable sports accomplishments and say, “If only I had bet on it, I’d be so rich!” Leicester City’s 2015 Premier League title at 5,000-to-1 odds certainly comes to mind — that was easy money.
But let’s say — in some crazy alternate reality — that you saw the Cleveland Indians’ AL-record 21-game win streak coming and you decided to bet just $100 at the start. How much money would you have today? Well, according to Las Vegas sportsbooks, you’d be a millionaire.
Via the R.J. Bell, if some bettor had hypothetically placed a $100 bet on the Indians on Aug. 24 and let that bet ride through Sept. 13, this bettor would currently have $1,179,048. He broke down the bets in an incredible game-by-game chart.
LET IT RIDE: Betting #Indians to win 21 STRAIGHT – starting with $100 and letting it ALL ride after each game – would’ve won $1.18 MILLION! pic.twitter.com/0JgapLockC
— RJ Bell (@RJinVegas) September 13, 2017
The concept of “letting it ride” is basically an ongoing parlay. So while this bettor started with a $100 bet on Game 1, by Game 21, he or she …read more
Source:: For The Win