After a brief hiatus brought amid the COVID-19 pandemic, sports seasons worldwide are well underway, continuing the growth of sports betting in Malaysia. Apart from being a great way to show support for their favorite teams and players, this became a popular channel for many punters to make some profit on the side.
Simple betting options like “who will win?” or other goal-based wagers are enough to bring in a few extra dollars while adding immense thrill to every match. However, many individual bettors do not realize the potential to win a massive amount of cash, even with a spare change. Bettors should look for a sportsbook in Malaysia that offers high-risk betting options like jackpots, parlays for simple bets, and an outright betting market. Here are some of the biggest wins in recent sports betting history that show the potential to win huge without spending tons of money.
The popularity of horse racing gambling has continually increased over the years, leading to more and more people tuning in to Malaysia horse racing live today. Many bettors in horse racing have hoped to land a huge win, like Darren Yates in September 1996. He was able to win almost $700 000 after placing a €62 stake on jockey Frankie Dettori in winning all rides in the Magic Seven at Ascot.
In Las Vegas, a punter was able to turn a $5 parlay to more than $305 000. This anonymous bettor put their stakes on various professional and college basketball teams and guessed all winners of twelve matches correctly. Apart from that, a beginner in the betting scene, named TaylaPolia, was able to bag $105 000 just on her second time placing a wager. She won this after a $5 bet on a 15-game parlay in the NFL.
To learn more about the other biggest wins in sports betting history, check this infographic from CM2Bet.