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A Fan Placed A Bet On UMBC To Beat Virginia - Here's How Much They Won

UMBC players celebrate win over Virginia.

Surely, you did bet on No. 16 seed UMBC to beat No. 1 seed Virginia in the NCAA Tournament tonight.

You should have.

The Retrievers, a massive underdog, became the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the history of the NCAA Tournament on Friday night.

One fan actually did make the bet. And he won a lot of money.

According to ESPN's Darren Rovell, one bettor placed an $800 bet on UMBC to win.

His return on that $800 bet: $16,000.

Not bad.

The sportsbook confirmed the bet, too. Check it out:

Whoever made that bet: Well done.