A jobless man significantly boosted his bank balance as he scooped a staggering £57,990 on a 276,000-1 bet. Steve Sales, a 54-year-old unemployed man from Sutton near London, staked £1.40 on a treble with Betfred, predicting three Scottish teams to win their respective
Betfred Cup matches by seven goals to nil. Incredibly, Dundee, Inverness and Ross County each romped to 7-0 victories, landing the dad-of-three a handsome windfall. “We have never come across such an incredible bet,” Betfred owner Fred Done said.
#BetfredCup @spfl The most incredible correct
score bet you will ever see – Customer turned
£1.40 into £57,990 pic.twitter.com/OZHB7DYZvW
Steve has no links to Scotland and admits to knowing virtually nothing about Scottish football, but he is looking forward to enjoying his life for a little while. He said: “It will be nice to have the electricity on all the time now and the fridge full of food.(Mirror.co.uk)