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NFL Running Back Bets $200,000 On Warriors Title

Wager Was The Largest Taken By Planet Hollywood


Bills running back LeSean McCoy is feeling pretty confident about the Golden State Warriors, after he bet on them prior to game 1 at minus 320 to win the NBA finals. The Warriors took a 2-0 lead against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Sunday.

McCoy, who signed a five-year $40 million deal with Buffalo in 2015, posted a photo to his Instagram account showing a $200,000 bet placed at the Planet Hollywood casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

The Pro Bowler will win about $62,000 if the Cavs don’t come back and win the series.

According to a report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, McCoy’s $200,000 bet was the largest taken by the casino on the 2017 NBA Finals. There are about 190 sports books in the state.

A total of $1.4 billion was bet on basketball last year in Nevada, trailing only football ($1.7 billion). Baseball was third with $1 billion.

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