Sports betting is slowly-but-surely becoming legalized across the United States. Many states have already passed legislature, while plenty others have bills in Congress as we speak. Nevertheless, sports betting has been going on for years, and plenty of bettors already have more than enough experience to hit the ground running once the popular pastime is fully legalized in America. I mean, anyone bold enough to bet on Shane Lowry to win the 2019 British Open must know what they are doing.

Over the last couple decades, there have been some outrageous wagers that have left us all stunned as to why someone would throw that much cash down on a single event. Hell, over the last year, there has been some crazy outcomes that are just getting more and more excited for this to become a regular part of athletic competition.

Without further ado, here are 5 unlikely sports bets that have cashed in over the years.

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