Five winners Result in a £60,000 Win from a £1 Bet

Five winners Result in a £60,000 Win from a £1 Bet A retired accountant from Royton put his numbers skills to good use when he turned a paltry £1 bet into a sizable £60,000 return.

Peter Titman, 62, had picked 5 horses in races taking place at York as part of a ‘Lucky 31’ accumulator bet (A lucky 31 bet bet consists of 5 single bets, 10 doubles, 10 trebles, 5 four-folds and 1 five-fold bet – 31 bets in total). The ecstastic Titman (oh my!) thanked his old uncle George for getting him interested in numbers at a very young age.

Peter, a lifelong Oldham fan, went on to rib the founder of BetFred Fred Done, who is a Manchester United fan. He said: “I’m an Oldham fan and we were relegated after failing to match Rochdale’s result on the last day of the season, so taking £58,000 off a big United fan like Fred has cheered me up.”

The Betfred owner jokingly replied: “Thanks Peter you really are trying to rub it in aren’t you. You empty my pockets then mock my waning allegiance to mighty Manchester United.”

His race winnings were in fact £38,901, but BetFred customers receive bonus if they are able to pick five winners and so that also factored into his windfall. So yet another reason to celebrate.

After picking up his winnings at his local bookmaker, Peter kept it pretty lowkey, with a pint at the pub with his mates and then a chinese. He plans to take a well deserved holiday with family.

Punter wins 374k due to last minute results

Punter wins 374k due to last minute results One fortunate punter couldn’t believe his luck when his £1 seven-fold acca came in, landing him almost £375,000. The customer placed the exact score bet in a Coral branch in Liverpool and I’m sure even in his wildest dreams he couldn’t quite believe the outcome. Such was his disbelief that he had the bookies staff go over the results  one by one, as he struggled to take in the reality of his substantial win.

At one point it was looking like his bet was going to fall just short, with a goal still needed at 92 minutes by Sporting Lisbon (which he was gifted via a penalty) and another by Inter Milan against Benevento (which also then occurred in the 92nd minute).

The happy man declared: “After the first two results came in and I realised the bet was still alive, I began to follow the other matches, and it wasn’t easy following the results from around Europe, especially as each one became a winner, I got more and more nervous.”

“There were late goals in a couple of the games, which only added to the nerves, and when the seventh result came in, I couldn’t believe it, and even when I checked with the staff in the shop and they confirmed it was a winning bet, I had to pinch myself!”

“I do follow the football around Europe, and I like to place a £1 bet on the football most weekends, sometimes it’s just a double or treble, but last weekend for some reason these seven matches all caught my eye, but I could never have imagined winning so much money, this really is my bet of a lifetime.”

It has to be said that it’s incredibly fortuitous that a seven game exact score accumulator bet would come in, but this goes to show that these things do happen from time to time.

A Coral spokesman added: “This is one of the most extraordinary winning accumulators you are ever likely to see.”