Money

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
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...
Read more ...

 

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''

6 monthes ago   |   By

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
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...
Read more ...

 

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

TNT
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...
Read more ...

 

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

6 monthes ago   |   By

Streeter Lecka/Getty Images
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...
Read more ...

 


Search by Tags

   Money      Business      Deals      Wellness      Las Vegas      Fall      History      March Madness      NCAA Tournament      Gambling      College Sports      Virginia Cavaliers      Rail      Upset  


Experience the magical ambience of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

Experience the magical ambiance of the fall season by visiting the best...

Autumn is one of the fascinating seasons for a holiday in Italy. This beautiful season comes with a round of fresh wine, delightful delicacies, and vibrant colors that will... Read more ...

New Eco-Friendly Luxuries with The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

New Eco-Friendly Luxuries with The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong

The Landmark Mandarin Oriental, Hong Kong has started producing its own eco-friendly glass bottled water and is creating a rooftop garden to grow fresh food. Both initiatives... Read more ...

Suraj Gurung Takes over Nautlilus bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta this october

Suraj Gurung Takes over Nautlilus bar at Four Seasons Hotel Jakarta this october

“Look for the lightbulb” is not the most helpful advice for finding this hidden bar that channels the gentlemen's clubs of Victorian England, but it never stops the cocktail... Read more ...

2nd Annual Travel Tech Middle East Congress will recognize the new players...

2nd Annual Travel Tech Middle East Congress will recognize the new players of tourism world

Verve Management is thrilled to reveal the launch of Travel Tech Gala Awards 2018, dedicated to support, promote and the develop the Middle East Travel and Tourism Industry by... Read more ...

Future of business travel at the forefront during conference

Future of business travel at the forefront during conference

Turkish Airlines Corporate Club Conference was held on 17-18 September in Istanbul, in partnership with the Global Business Travel Association saw industry industry leaders... Read more ...

Bath hotel welcomes its new manager

Bath hotel welcomes its new manager

Bath hotel named its new General Manager for Apex City. Michael Musgrave, an experienced hotelier will lead the team at the four-star property in the heart of Bath. His... Read more ...

UnionPay International launches digital payment discounts for Chinese...

UnionPay International launches digital payment discounts for Chinese National Day Holiday

To increase China's outbound tourism market during National Day Holiday, UnionPay is offering attractive discounts to Chinese tourists. It is according to the latest survey... Read more ...

Here's The New Presidential Beast Limo

Here's The New Presidential Beast Limo

The presidential limousine is said to weigh up to 20,000 pounds, and is loaded with features like blood bags and run-flat tires that are designed to protect the Leader of the... Read more ...

Metropole Hanoi Debuts New angelina Restaurant

Metropole Hanoi Debuts New angelina Restaurant

Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi's new angelina restaurant is turning the tide on Hanoi's entertainment and culinary scene, having opened its doors on September 15, following a... Read more ...

Prius Driver Refuses to Pull Over for Cop Because She Drives A Prius

Prius Driver Refuses to Pull Over for Cop Because She Drives A Prius

There's a lot of sterotypes in the greater gearhead global community about Prius drivers, many of which are unfair. The vast majority of Prius drivers are, I'm sure, fine... Read more ...

Budapest on the up as success of hotel sector attracts global investors

Budapest on the up as success of hotel sector attracts global investors

Visitor numbers to the Hungarian capital of Budapest have risen by 12% over the past three years prompting a recovery in the city's hotel sector and stimulating further demand... Read more ...