Mark... of 19-31.- - and with that... the end of the- gambling saga, that is jim mc-- ingvale... better known as- mattress mack.- had the astros won the world- series... he would've walked- away with more than 15-million-- dollars, from the scarlet - pearl... including the- 6.2-million he laid down, in- wagers.
- but instead... the pearl now- gets to keep that 6.2...- including the - state's largest-ever sports - bet... at 3.5-million.- for scarlet pearl c-e-o lu- ann- pappas... the decision... was - quite simple.
- - "i've said this many times, as- do the- owners.
We're in the gambling - business.
We take bets.
- sometimes you win,- sometimes you lose.
It's the- game."- mattress mack's 3.5-million - dollar ticket is also one of th- largest-ever recorded wagers...- in the history, of-