Auburn fan loses 50K payday
With $50,000 on the line, Auburn fan Mark Skiba stuck with his heart and refused to hedge his bet.
Last January, Skiba's father was on vacation in Las Vegas when he placed a $100 bet for his son on Auburn to win the title game at 500-to-1 odds. The team's thrilling finishes against Georgia and Alabama, and a loss by Ohio State to Michigan State in the Big Ten championship game, resulted in the Tigers landing in Pasadena opposite the top-ranked Seminoles.
Skiba's $100 bet ...
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