An NFL rookie player has managed to win over $500,000 while gambling on the Las Vegas Strip.
Los Angeles Rams running back Ronnie Rivers, age 24, went to Caesars Palace on Saturday, February 4 to celebrate his and his mother's birthday. Little did he know that by just playing Three-Card Poker, he hit a Mega Progressive Jackpot, a huge win worth $514,837!
Rivers entered the NFL scene as an undrafted free agent in 2022, signing with the Arizona Cardinals out of Fresno State. Later on he spent some time with the Seattle Seahawks prior to joining the Rams' practice squad.
Rivers saw action in eight games and even made one start this season as running back for the Rams during Week 8 against the San Francisco 49ers, rushing for 21 yards on nine carries and 29 receiving yards on five catches.
For an NFL player who wasn't able to get the guaranteed money that draft picks do, it's great to see him win big (almost doubling his 2022 salary) at the casino this offseason.
Watch the moment Ronnie scored more than $500K:
Rivers said he plans to buy a house with his newfound winnings.