If the Houston Astros Win 23 More Games, This Texas Business Will Refund $4 Million

Jim McIngvale Photograph by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images for the ATP

At the beginning of the Major League Baseball season, Houston furniture store owner Jim McIngvale made a Texas-size bet: The first 500 customers to spend $6,300 at his Gallery Furniture would get a full refund and keep their furniture if the Houston Astros won at least 63 games.

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