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“Vegas Dave” Sets Record for the Biggest Wager in Sports History

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The world’s most famous sports gambler just set a new record for the biggest wager in sports history by betting $1 million on Miesha Tate.

Dave Oancea clearly has faith in Miesha Tate’s abilities. Last March, Dave made US gambling news by betting $77,000 on Tate to beat Holly Holm. Tate won, and Dave cashed out with $223,300. It has now been reported that Vegas Dave is picking Tate to win again in July, betting $1 million in what he calls the biggest wager in sports history.

Most online sportsbooks in the US have Tate as a big favorite to win. Her win was extended to five straight after the win over Holm, and her confidence has never been higher. She faces a tough fighter in Amanda Nunes, who is riding a three fight win streak of her own with victories over Sara McMann and Valentina Shevchenko.

Vegas Dave has a History of Predicting UFC Fights

The MMA world was first exposed to Vegas Dave after reports surfaced that the gambler had bet $20,000 on Holly Holm to upset Ronda Rousey. He won $240,000 on that fight, and has made significant wagers on a number of big fights since. Vegas Dave has also correctly predicted fights such as Rockhold/Bisping, and McGregor/Aldo.

Dave is claiming his bet on Tate is the biggest wager in sports history on paper, and he might be right. As a -250 favorite, a Tate victory would earn Vegas Dave approximately $400,000. The historic UFC 200 is now less than three weeks away, and the anticipation for a fight card has never been higher.

What do you think about Vegas Dave making the biggest wager in sports history? Will Nunes pull off the upset and bankrupt him? Leave your comments below!

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