While many fans of the Denver Broncos were stunned by the score of Super Bowl XLVIII, there were countless people grinning as the Seattle Seahawks took home the title on Sunday night. Rick Ross and Game both were among the happy fans, especially after, they say, placing significant wagers.
TMZ caught footage of Rozay and NFL analyst Warren Sapp clowning around on stage at the Marquee nightclub in New York City before the game. Ross is audible on stage saying he was backing the Seahawks. Sapp responds that Ross shouldn’t bank on it. Afterward TMZ video captures Ross coming off stage and claiming that he and Sapp placed a $100,000 bet on the game, which of course the Seahawks won in a romp. Shortly after kickoff, the rapper tweeted, “Big bro @warrensapp enjoy the game,we’ll speak later. Haaa Go Seahawks!!! back to my @wingstop.”
Sapp responded by tweeting Monday morning, “Just FYI for you clowns, Rick Ross don’t even know my Phone # lets alone made a bet of 100k! Sounded Good #Not.” He added, “I only bet on two things, sure things & my abilities, because the only thing I was ever sure of was my abilities.”
Meanwhile, Game announced that he won a $25,000 bet. He posted an image of his friend on Instagram and wrote in the accompanying caption, “My n***a @red_miller bet me $25,000 that the Broncos would win the Super Bowl…… Now I don’t f**k wit the Seahawks but n***a “RUN ME MY MONEY” !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!”
Elsewhere, boxing champ Floyd Mayweather Jr. was rumored to have bet $10.4 million on the Denver Broncos. However, Mayweather quickly clarified on Instagram that he didn’t bet at all. “Somebody lied to you all. If I was going to bet, I would have bet on the Seattle Seahawks,” he wrote.
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