Bettor wins $495,000 wagering on Fairleigh Dickson to beat Purdue in NCAA Tournament

Hardly anyone saw No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dickson beating top-seeded Purdue in the first round of the NCAA tournament.

But one bettor put a huge wager on FDU to win. According to sports business reporter Darren Rovell, a bettor won $495,000 after placing a $33,000 moneyline bet on Fairleigh Dickinson.

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Doyel:Purdue will ‘have to sit in it’ because not enough Boilers stood up in loss to FDU

FDU was a +1500 underdog on DraftKings Sportsbook.

The Boilermakers became just the second No. 1 seed in the men’s NCAA tournament to lose to a No. 16 seed.

This article originally appeared on Indianapolis Star: March Madness: Bettor wins $495K after FDU stuns Purdue basketball