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Why A Man Dressed As A Mattress Needed To Win A $9 Million Sports Bet

In 2017, a Texan furniture salesman with a proclivity for dressing like a mattress got millions of dollars of insurance coverage at a casino. And it worked out perfectly.

This is the story of Mattress Mack and his promise to refund thousands of mattress sales if the Astros won the World Series.

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