In this article we will have a look at some of the biggest and most astonishing wins from Sportsbetting. All these are “win a million from 50 pence stake” kind of occurrences.
We hope you will find them amusing and really interesting.
In 2008 Lewis Hamilton became a world champion in Formula 1. The funny thing is that one man must had known this for sure 10 years ago, just by seeing Lewis karting at the age of 14. He put a bet on this happening before the driver`s 25th birthday.He took home 125,000 pounds for this crazy bet of 100.
But obviously he was not the only one seeing the drivers huge talent materializes in something great. In 2003 when Lewis was just 18 another bettor put a bet of 100 pounds pretty much under the same circumstances and eventually collected 10,000 because the odds were 100-1.
In 2008 a punter made a crazy 50 pence bet on an 8 horse accumulator at
odds of 2,000,000-1. Each of the horses were long-shots in the Sandown,
Wolverhampton and Dubai racecourses. He picked the horses only because he
liked their names.
He won 1,000,000 pounds just before his 60th birthday. By irony of faith one of
the horses was named “ Isn`t That Lucky”, and another one:” A Dream Come
In 2006 a bettor from Berkshire placed a very strange 200 pounds bet at odds of 125-1 . Somehow he got a gut-feeling, that at some point during the season Xabi Alonso from Liverpool will score a goal from within Liverpool`s own half. Later in the season in the FA cup final against Luton, the London`s club was pushing for an equalizer in the last minutes. Even the goalkeeper went out into the Liverpool`s half, when Luton had a corner. The ball was cleared and came to Xabi Alonso, who saw the door empty and scored from within his own half. The happy punter took home 125,000.
In 1996 a punter from Morecambe made a risky bet of 59 pounds at odds of
25,000-1 and to everybody`s amazement won 550,000, because he turned out
to be right, predicting that a horse racing jockey named Frankie Dettori won all
races at Ascot.
In 2010 in the Africa Nations Cup Mali was leading to Angola by 4-0 11 minutes till the end. The odds of Mali not winning the game went up to 1,000-1 but still there was one crazy punter to put 5 pounds on this occurrence. By the 90th minute Angola had scored 2 goals and for the whole`s world amazement- another 2 in the extra time to make it to 4-4. This was probably the biggest comeback in football history.
A Manchester United fan from Lichfields won the amazing 500,000 just from a 30 pence accumulator. He correctly predicted one season's champions of the top five English leagues and the three lower Scottish divisions. He also backed Leicester to win the rugby union Premiership, Surrey to win the same season's county cricket championship, Gloucester to win rugby's NatWest Trophy and Arsenal, Hibernian and Falkirk to win their matches on one weekend.By the way this was the same man who won 157,000 from a 2.50 pence accumulator in 1999 when Manchester United won the Champion`s league.
A 61- year old engineer from Exeter won the Totepool of nearly 1,5 million from a 2 pound stake by correctly predicting all 6 winners at a horse racing meeting in Exeter.
We hope you have found this success stories amusing. We will constantly be adding the biggest new ones and we wish all of you fellow punters to experience such I big successful betting pleasure at least once.