few people have seen No. 16 seed Fairleigh Dixon beats No. 1 seed Purdue First round of the NCAA Tournament.
However, one bettor placed a large bet on FDU to win. According to sports business reporter Darren Rovell, the bettor won $495,000 after placing his $33,000 moneyline bet on Fairleigh Dickinson.
Doyer:Purdue ‘has to sit there’ because not enough boilers are up against FDU
FDU was the +1500 underdog in the DraftKings Sportsbook.
The Boilermakers became the second seed in the Men’s NCAA Tournament, losing to the No. 16 seed in the No. 1 seed.
This article originally appeared in the Indianapolis Star. March Madness: Bettors win $495,000 after FDU stuns Purdue Basketball