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Bettor hits incredible 260-1 Cavs-Spurs bet based on a prediction from a 1991 episode of ‘Seinfeld’

February 15, 2023

How do you decide on your longshots? Gut feel? Liquid courage? Eeny, meeny, miny moe? A Ouija board? Every bettor has their own method, but none quite like this lucky SOB, who cashed a 260-1 correct score bet on Monday night’s Cavaliers-Spurs game based on a prediction from a 1991 episode of ‘Seinfeld.’ Yes, really.

But wait, it gets even weirder. The final score, an interpretation of a gibberish joke Jerry wrote by a quack doctor named Tor Eckman who was supposed to be healing George’s tonsils, also hit back in December 2019. In the immortal word of Elaine Benes, who does not feature in this plotline, we are speechless. We are without speech.

Has Seinfeld finally replaced The Simpsons as America’s spookiest sitcom soothsayer? Might season two, episode eight hold the key to more than just Cavs-Spurs, but the fabric of our very universe? Who knows, but maybe it’s time for another rewatch …

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