Woman wins £574,278.41 from £1 accumulator bet on 12 matches
A woman who took an ‘if you can’t beat them, join them’ attitude has profited from it to the tune of £574,278.41.
The unnamed housewife won the cash on a £1 12-team football accumulator which she only put on because she was fed up with her husband and son watching TV matches every weekend.
There was absolutely no skill involved in how she chose her teams, most of which were odds against outsiders.
Her son read out the games and she chose the 12 teams that she liked the sound of – and there seems to be a B theme.
Carli Faulkner, 38, from William Hill’s Leysdown-on-Sea branch, said this was... read more
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