Bookmakers suffer Super Sunday pay-outs - The Gambling Times

Bookmakers suffer Super Sunday pay-outs

Bookmakers suffered huge losses at weekend after England’s Cricket World Cup win, followed victories for favourites Lewis Hamilton and Novak Djokovic.

Hamilton took victory at the British Grand Prix, before Djokovic defeated Roger Federer in the longest singles final of all time at Wimbledon.

That was followed by England’s dramatic win in the Cricket World Cup final over New Zealand.

Betfred have confirmed that they lost in excess of £100,000, but their boss Fred Done wasn’t bothered in the least.

He said: “The cricket was absolutely magnificent, pure drama. You couldn’t make it up. It’s great for the country, putting a smile on everyone’s face… even mine with my pocket well and truly emptied!”

Related Stories

Preview

Weekend Racing with BetVictor – Ebor Day Four

A look at the weekend's racing action with BetVictor including a preview of the final day of the Ebor Festival from York.

Reaction

Haskell backed to win MMA opener

Former England rugby union international James Haskell has signed a deal to fight become a mixed martial arts fighter with Bellator MMA.

Match Preview

England v Ireland Rugby Preview

England’s Rugby World Cup preparations resume on Saturday with Ireland the guests at Twickenham.

Match Preview

Challenge Cup Final Preview with Coral

The Super League's top two clubs St Helens and Warrington Wolves meet in the Challenge Cup Final.

Betting Calculator



Launch as pop-out window

Accumulator Calculator