The were cause for celebration for many across this week, although arguably none more so than The Lone Star State legend Mattress Mack.
Its World Series win over Philadelphia earned the super fan — otherwise known as Jim McIngvale — an astonishing $75million payday after wagering a reported $10m on his Astros.
McIngvale’s winnings now hold the record for the largest legal payout in US sports betting history.
Mattress Mack wheeled $10million of his winnings around in a wheelbarrow in Las Vegas
Jim McIngvale loaded up after pocketing a massive $75m on the Astros’ World Series win
Mattress Mack, otherwise known as Jim McIngvale, showing off some of his recent winnings
The Texas furniture king picked up $10m of his winnings from BetMGM in a wheelbarrow, shifting it to a private jet in a video posted to his Twitter account.
He placed wagers on the Astros winning the Fall Classic across multiple sportsbooks.
The owner of the Houston-area Gallery Furniture, who threw the first pitch in Game 6, bet $3m early in the season on the Astros to win the World Series at Caesars at 10/1 and also placed $1m at WynnBet, according to .
In July, he upped the ante by putting down four more bets, two worth $2m and the others $1m.
The prolific gambler showed of some of his winning tickets prior to Houston’s World Series win
The local legend was involved in the Houston Astros’ bus parade around the Texas metropolis
It seems McIngvale will not enjoy $75m in its entirety after launching a huge promotion at his Gallery Furniture stores.
If the Astros were to win the World Series customers who spent $3000 or more on selected mattresses would receive their purchase price back.
Along with video of the stacks of cash, McIngvale wrote: ‘Hey Paul, where’s my weight belt?
McIngvale threw out the first pitch in the Astros’ World Series clinching Game 6 last Saturday
‘Looks like a trip to the chiropractor is on tap.But a sore back is well worth it if our eligible @GFToday customers can get their mattresses FREE, FREE, FREE!
‘We’re letting it ride for 2023 with another Astros Win It All promotion! Go ‘Stros!’
It has not been all good news for the World Series champions despite winning the MLB crown just six days ago.
Earlier Friday, Houston announced it had parted ways with general manager James Click.