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Floyd Mayweather Hosts $300K Blackjack Tournament at Resorts World Bimini
By Resorts World Bimini
Dec 7, 2016 - 3:47:36 PM

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Bimini, Bahamas – Floyd Mayweather may have gone undefeated in the ring during his stellar career as a professional boxer, but he more than met his match while hosting a Blackjack Tournament recently held at Resorts World Bimini (RWB). The former boxer-turned-promoter, who according to Forbes earned $700 million during his professional boxing career, tried to add another $300,000 to that number. He came up a bit short, ending the tournament in the final round but not capturing the top prize which was eventually won by an RWB guest.

It was still a “win” for Mayweather, as the resort rolled out the red carpet for its celebrity host who expressed his gratitude via a social media post.

“I would like to thank Resorts World Bimini for giving me and my team the royal treatment!” he wrote on Facebook. “Sending a private jet, catering us with plush accommodations and the overall hospitality was exceptional! The experience of playing in the blackjack tournament was a great time and I look forward to visiting again real soon.”


In addition to hosting the tournament, Mayweather clearly enjoyed his time on the island, taking time to see the local sights, enjoy the cuisine, and explore real estate options.

Mayweather launched his professional boxing career in 1996 and went undefeated as a professional with a perfect record of 49-0, capturing five division world championships, fifteen world titles and the lineal championship in four different weight classes (twice at welterweight). He is widely considered to be one of the greatest boxers of all time. Although he retired from boxing in September 2015, his star power remains strong. After the tournament, VIP players and their guests were eager to get a photo with the 39 year old boxing phenom.

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