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Ben FawkesESPN Workers Writer
- Operates day-to-day editorial operations at Chalk, ESPN.com’s gambling portion
- Joined ESPN in 2010
Sportsbooks are back open for company in the condition of Nevada, and bettors are squandering no time.
On Saturday, 1 bettor wagered $one million on Amanda Nunes to defeat Felicia Spencer at -600 odds at UFC 250. ESPN confirmed the bet was positioned in individual at a William Hill US sportsbook in Las Vegas. The wager would earn $166,666.70.
William Hill mentioned it was the greatest guess it experienced ever taken on an MMA event.
William Hill moved Nunes to a -650 beloved (Spencer +450) just after the wager.
“Nunes looks unbeatable, but so did [Mike] Tyson prior to [Buster] Douglas,” William Hill director of buying and selling Nick Bogdanovich mentioned. “That’s why they participate in them.”
Whilst this is the fifth UFC event given that the activity returned from a layoff due to the coronavirus pandemic, it is the very first with Nevada sportsbooks reopened. The state’s sportsbooks had been specified the eco-friendly gentle to reopen at 12: 01 a.m. PT on Thursday.
Nunes (19-four job file) is the current UFC bantamweight and featherweight champion and is putting her featherweight belt on the line against Spencer. Nunes has received her past 10 fights and has not lost due to the fact Sept. 27, 2014, in opposition to Cat Zingano.