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If France prevails over Argentina, a parlay bettor stands to win $557,000 in winnings.

12-15 2022 casino news

If France prevails over Argentina, a parlay bettor stands to win $557,000 in winnings.

A bettor on the verge of losing

The bettor at the FanDuel sportsbook who placed a $26 parlay and has a chance to win $557,000 is getting closer and closer to collecting their winnings. After France's 2-0 victory over Morocco on Wednesday in the second semi-final of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, the bettor is now just one game away from the potentially life-changing sum.

a perfect seven-leg parlay

Only Argentina stands in the way of Daniel Forte completing a seven-leg perfect parlay, as the South American nation is scheduled to compete against France on Sunday in the championship match. Bleacher Report Gambling took to Twitter to share a picture of Winners Only's Forte with their customers. After France's hard-fought victory over Morocco on Wednesday, host Greg Ivory will discuss the match at Circa Sports in Las Vegas:

FINALE OF THE WORLD CUP, HERE HE COMES

The illustrious $557,500 parlay is just one game away from cashing (IG: dforte73184/@Greggg Ivory/@fdsportsbook) pic.twitter.com/E3kjTuzLkB

— br betting (@br betting) December 14, 2022

Ahead of the World Cup competition, Forte bet on France at 650 odds, which at the time represented the same price as England and longer odds than Brazil. However, going into the game on Sunday, France is the odds-on favorite to win the Jules Rimet trophy. DraftKings gives France odds of -120 to win, while Argentina's odds are 100 to win the competition.

A tense wait for the watch

Given that Forte's seven-leg parlay has overall odds of 2,145,172, it should come as no surprise that the bettor is starting to feel the pressure with each game. The France vs. Morocco semifinal match on Wednesday was no different, despite the fact that the defending champions ultimately prevailed with relatively little difficulty.

France jumped out to an early lead thanks to a goal from Théo Hernandez, but as BR Betting shared on Twitter, Forte was practically begging for a second goal cushion before half time:

There were a couple of opportunities for France to go up 2-0, but they squandered them.

(Instagram: dforte73184/@greggg ivory) picture shared on Twitter by br betting (@br betting) with the hashtag: gd0V1ZocJ8. December 14, 2022

Although Morocco never gave up and never stopped fighting, the North African country was simply unable to put the ball in the back of the net. Randal Kolo Muani, a substitute for France, ultimately put an end to the contest in the 79th minute by putting the ball in the back of the net after PSG star Kylian Mbappe's shot had been deflected. This made the score 2-0.

Should I take a profit or let it run?

The wild ride that Forte has been taken on by his $26 parlay is something that sports bettors can only dream of. The wager covers a wide range of sporting events, including the NCAA Tournament, the Stanley Cup, and the English Premier League.

One victory for France at the World Cup brings this bettor one step closer to turning $25 into $557K.

Craziest futures parlay EVER

(IG: dforte73184/@fdsportsbook) picture shared on Twitter by br betting (@br betting) with the hashtag: Q3RlP088zg. November 6, 2022

Forte has also had the chance to cash out on several occasions. Before the start of the international soccer tournament, FanDuel provided the bettor with a cash-out option for $80,000, and then increased it to $83,000 after France's victory over Poland in the knockout stage. Both offers were declined by him.

An anonymous FanDuel source has reportedly confirmed to Action Network that Forte currently has a cash-out option in the amount of $283,538.82.

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