Over the course of the two weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, the customer known as Bettor X (whose name hasn’t been revealed) spread big bucks across town, all on the Eagles, according to ESPN.
The Patriots closed as consensus 4.5-point favorites over the Eagles, with a total of 49.
All of those tickets cashed when the Eagles defeated the Patriots 41-33 last night.
Covers.com reported that he made a $3 million bet on the Eagles at the MGM, their second-largest Super Bowl wager ever. It was a moneyline bet.
William Hill U.S. was the second sportsbook to report taking a $1 million bet on the Eagles from Bettor X. Director of trading Nick Bogdanovich said his book accepted a $1 million money-line bet on Philly at plus-165 odds.
Sportsbook operator CG Technology and the South Point both took six-figure money-line wagers on the Eagles for $700,000 and $500,000, respectively, from him. A source told ESPN’s David Purdum that Bettor X put down an additional $500,000 on the Eagles moneyline: