WHEN FLOYD Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao left the ring last Saturday night, there was more than one winner. Leading up to the Fight of the Century, Las Vegas estimated that $50 million to $80 million would be wagered on the bout—and that was just in their sportsbooks. Elsewhere, deep-pocketed celebrities had their own action, including Mark Wahlberg and Diddy, who each put up $250,000 in a head-to-head bet on the fight. (Wahlberg took Pacquiao; Diddy had Mayweather.) It was hardly the first time that a boldfaced name has laid an outrageous sum on the line.

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Who 50 CENT CHARLES BARKLEY FLOYD MAYWEATHER PHIL MICKELSON RICK ROSS WES WELKER
Event 2012 NFC championship Super Bowl XXXVI Game 7 of the 2013 NBA Eastern Conference finals Super Bowl XXXV 2011 WBO welterweight title fight (Pacquiao vs. Shane Mosley) 2014 Kentucky Derby
Bet $500,000 on his 2.5-point-underdog Giants over the 49ers $550,000 on the 14-point-underdog Patriots over the Rams $5.9 million on the Heat over the Pacers $20,000 preseason bet on the Ravens at 28-to-1 odds $1 million on Pacquiao A 37--1 exacta on California Chrome and Commanding Curve
Profit $500,000 $550,000 $5.9 million $560,000 $1 million $57,193.90
Note He doubled down and put $1 million on Eli & Co. to beat the Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. The Giants won 21--17. Barkley claims to have lost more than $10 million gambling. Mayweather bet another $5 million on Miami to win the NBA Finals and collected again. He put the same amount on the D-Backs to win the World Series in '01 at 38 to 1 and won that too. Pacquiao made $20 million that night. Churchill Downs later said he'd been overpaid $14,000, but Welker got to keep the money.
PHOTOTAYLOR HILL/FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES (50 CENT)
PHOTOTOM BRIGLIA/GETTY IMAGES (BARKLEY) PHOTOARAYA DIAZ/GETTY IMAGES (MAYWEATHER) TWO PHOTOSROBERT BECK FOR SPORTS ILLUSTRATED (MICKELSON, WELKER) PHOTOPARAS GRIFFIN/FILMMAGIC/GETTY IMAGES (ROSS)

HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
OUT
HOLE YARDS PAR R1 R2 R3 R4
IN
Eagle (-2)
Birdie (-1)
Bogey (+1)
Double Bogey (+2)