DEFCON 2 is defined as "next step to nuclear war; Armed Forces ready to deploy and engage is less than 6 hours." That is how Las Vegas oddsmakers are reacting
to the betting patterns of this weekend's "much anticipated" Mayweather-McGregor "fight."
"All I know is we're less than a week away from making a lot of money or getting [clobbered]," William Hill director of trading Nick Bogdanovich told ESPN over the weekend.
"This is like hanging -3 on the Super Bowl and seeing the line move to -8," Jay Rood, vice president of MGM Resorts race and sports, told ESPN, revealing his company's current ticket ratio of 25-1. Last month it was 50-1. "This could be the worst loss in the history of MGM Resorts."