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Recently an idiot bet an absurd amount of money on a boxing match for a 0.0143 return, definitely coming in near the top in terms of most absurd bets this reporter has ever heard of.
A punter ended up plopping down $1,000 on the boxing match between Vasiliy Lomachenko and Jose Pedraza over the past weekend. The issue at hand was that the gambler placed a huge amount on Lomachenko to win the fight, despite him coming in at -7,000 on the line. This means that a whopping $7,000 bet would only return $100 in profit, despite carrying significant risk of the boxer losing the fight.
Luckily, the punter ended up winning, as Lomachenko took the bout in a unanimous decision, allowing the punter to rake in the cash. What can the gambler get with his winnings? Well, we took a look and determined that the winnings are enough to buy: