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All bets are on! Houston, Atlanta city officials place friendly wagers on World Series
26th October, 19:39HOUSTON -- It just got real! All bets are on between Houston and Atlanta city leaders now that the cities' baseball teams will be competing in the 2021 World Series.
If the Braves take home the championship trophy, Turner will send Bottoms the following:
Turner said "if by chance" he loses the bet, he'll even sport a Braves hat and jersey.
Watch Mayor Turner and Mayor Bottoms discuss their bets on Instagram live:
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The police chiefs got in on the World Series action, too.
If Houston wins the World Series, Atlanta Police Chief Rodney Bryant must sport Houston Police Chief Troy Finner's Astros jersey he wore at the 2021 home opener.
"And you have to appear in public sporting this stylish jersey," Chief Finner said.
Chief Bryant's response to Finner, "Challenge accepted."
We're not sure what Chief Bryant is wagering but we're assuming he has nothing on the table because he knows the 'Stros will win it all. HA!
It's no secret that Mattress Mack gambles big when it comes to the Astros.
Back in June, Mack bey $3.2 million on the Astros to win $36 million.
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According to William Hill Sportsbook, where he placed $2M of his bet, the $20M payout would be the biggest reported potential payout in U.S. sports betting history.
If Mack wins the bet, he will be giving all of his Gallery Furniture customers who recently bought a mattress valued at $3,000 or more a refund on their purchase.