Online casino firm takes €50k bet on Big Brother

Online sports betting and casino site Paddy Power have taken a €50,000 bet on odds of 1/100. The €50,000 wager was placed by an Irish gambler on Nicky to be evicted in this Friday’s fifth evection and if successful will return a measly €500, plus his original stake.

The astonishing size of the wager highlights how Big Brother has turned itself into a serious betting opportunity for punters. Paddy Power estimate that since the programs conception eight years ago betting on Big Brother has increased 10-fold.
The same bet on Paddy Power is now at 1/200.

Editor, - 2007-07-20 15:23:23

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