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Caesars Sportsbook could lose more than $1 million on Thursday, the most for a sportsbook on a prize bet if American League MVP after Los Angeles Angels pitcher and current betting favorite Shohei Ohtani Nevada bookmaker placed $30,000 on him. Won. March when the odds were set at 30-1.

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Caesar Sportsbook (known as William Hill prior to its April acquisition of Caesars Entertainment) will pay the bettor $900,000 if Ohtani wins, According to ESPN.

Kaiser will take a seven-figure hit, “the biggest loss ever on that type of market,” according to Adam Pullen, SportsBook’s assistant director of trading who spoke with ESPN, along with other losses from the bet.

Ahead of Thursday Night’s MLB MVP Winners Announcement, Ohtani Has betting favorite For the AL prize at -5000, far ahead of fellow finalists Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Marcus Semien.

In February, the odds were set at 60-1 for Ohtani, who came a long way. history of injury Through his first three seasons in MLB.

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