ForgetBirdman's $2 million bet
on the Heat in the 2011 finals. It's got nothing on Floyd Mayweather's $5.9 million bet on the team tonight. Well, at least if a single tweet is to be believed.
**ALERT** Good source from my #HeavyHitters Vegas crew alerted me that Floyd Mayweather has laid over $5,900,000 on Heat -7 tonight in Vegas
— Vegas Gambling Steam (@Pregame_Steam) June 3, 2013
Who knows how legit it is, but Mayweather is a big-time better who likes to post pics of his winning tickets on Twitter. Though, he's usually not throwing this much money around.
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Perhaps adding more credence to the rumor is the fact that Mayweather was in town this weekend hosting a cash-themed party at Cameo nightclub on Saturday.
So, who knows, but if true Mayweather is placing a lot of faith in the Heat. He's not only hoping the team squeaks by, but wins by a healthy margin.
Of course, what's $5.9 million to the highest-paid athlete in the world? He's expected to make at least $90 million this year (gambling winnings not included).