In this the freezing winter of our discontent some people have made up for the abandonment of race meetings and the postponement of Premier League football matches by playing online poker, others have indulged in virtual racing and other still thought that a cheeky African Nations Cup bet was a sure thing. Or did they?
Either way, one London punter who thought he’d get involved in some European football betting hasn’t looked back. One £40, 14-fold later and he’s £117,000 richer. That should pay off his heating bill. Read more.