PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Jared Isaacman, the New Jersey native billionaire who is currently orbiting earth, made history Friday as the first person to place a sports bet in Las Vegas from outer space.
Who did he go with? Why, the Philadelphia Eagles, of course.READ MORE: Pennsauken Police Searching For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Killed Shadid Fauntleroy While Crossing Route 130
The founder of Shift4 Payments, which is based in Allentown, Pennsylvania, put $4,000 on the Eagles to win the Super Bowl.READ MORE: Upper Darby Mayor Unveils Plan To Resolve Battle Over Control Of Summer Stage
If they win, Isaacman would walk away with $268,000 – and all of it would be donated to Saint Jude’s Children’s Hospital.MORE NEWS: Man Robs 16-Year-Old Girl At Knifepoint At SEPTA Station, Police Say
Isaacman became part of the first all-tourist crew to orbit earth earlier this week. He paid for the flight out of pocket.