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#1 Manx RL

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:00 PM

Just under £5,000 from a £10 bet on rugby league results

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#2 Southstander13

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:39 PM

So five £2 bets can net that kind of a jackpot?!

What would the bets be because I cant get my head round where the huge odds came from other than predicting the winning margins.

Id thought initially it was a £10 accumulator over the whole weekends games but doesnt seem to be the case!

#3 Segovia Carpet

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:45 PM

So five £2 bets can net that kind of a jackpot?!

What would the bets be because I cant get my head round where the huge odds came from other than predicting the winning margins.

Id thought initially it was a £10 accumulator over the whole weekends games but doesnt seem to be the case!


Spreadbetting is very dangerous. The stake may have been £2 but lets just assume the Wigan result was 84-6. The punters loss would have been £156 instead of a profit of £156 - a turn round of £312 !

#4 The Big Gun

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 12:45 PM

So five £2 bets can net that kind of a jackpot?!

What would the bets be because I cant get my head round where the huge odds came from other than predicting the winning margins.

Id thought initially it was a £10 accumulator over the whole weekends games but doesnt seem to be the case!

Well it was spread betting, so he must have predicted Wigan, Hudds and Wire to win by very large margins.

#5 Southstander13

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 01:28 PM

I quite honestly dont really understand spread betting. Never looked at it so no idea how it works!

#6 Ullman

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Posted 03 April 2013 - 04:00 PM

Spreadbetting is very dangerous. The stake may have been £2 but lets just assume the Wigan result was 84-6. The punters loss would have been £156 instead of a profit of £156 - a turn round of £312 !

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