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A gambler reportedly cashed in big time by picking the March Madness upset of the century

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March Madness history was made as Virginia became the first 1-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed.
One gambler cashed in big time by wagering $800 on UMBC to win outright.
The $800 bet at the Venetian in Las Vegas won the gambler nearly $17,000 at 21-1 odds.
March Madness history was made as Virginia became the first 1-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed, falling to Maryland-Baltimore County, 74-54.
The upset shocked the basketball world and busted nearly 20% of the brackets at ESPN that had Virginia winning the entire tournament. See the rest of the story at Business...
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Virginia coach after biggest March Madness upset ever: 'That was a thorough butt-whippin''

Virginia coach after biggest March Madness upset ever: 'That was a thorough butt-whippin''

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March Madness history was made as Virginia became the first 1-seed to ever lose to a 16-seed.
The game was tied at halftime, but Maryland-Baltimore County exploded in the second half and won by 20.
After the game, UVA head coach Tony Bennett put the game in proper perspective, calling it a "butt whippin'."
The impossible has happened!
For the first time in 136 tries, a 16-seed beat a 1-seed in the NCAA Tournament as Maryland-Baltimore County took down Virginia and busted a lot of brackets in the process. See the rest of the story at Business Insider NOW WATCH...
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Top-seeded Virginia falls to Maryland-Baltimore County in the biggest upset in March Madness history

Top-seeded Virginia falls to Maryland-Baltimore County in the biggest upset in March Madness history

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March Madness history has been made, as No. 1 Virginia lost to No. 16 Maryland-Baltimore County, the first time a No. 1 seed has fallen in the first round since the tournament expanded to 64 teams.
The win came on the heels of a dominant second half from the UMBC Retrievers, who took the lead at the start of the second half and never looked back.
The victory marks the first NCAA Tournament win in the school's history and sets them up for a matchup Sunday against No. 9 Kansas State for a spot in the Sweet 16.
March Madness brackets have been busted like never before.
On Friday night...
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Social media had a field day with the greatest upset in March Madness history as No. 16 UMBC takes down No. 1 Virginia

Social media had a field day with the greatest upset in March Madness history as No. 16 UMBC takes down No. 1 Virginia

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March Madness history was made on Friday night as the No. 16 UMBC Retrievers upset the No. 1 Virginia Cavaliers.
Teams seed No. 1 were a perfect 135-0 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament prior to this game.
The win was the first NCAA Tournament victory in school history for UMBC and sets the Retrievers up for a second-round game against No. 9 Kansas State for a spot in the Sweet 16.
March Madness history was made on Friday night as the No. 16 UMBC Retrievers became the first team to ever take down a No. 1 seed in the first round of the NCAA Tournament with...
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