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Punter places £110,000 gamble on France to win World Cup

TAGs: France, world cup

When you look at the sports betting habits of some punters its easy to see why the house always wins. Take the UK bettor who staked £110,000 on France to in the World Cup at 20/1. Now I’m not saying that 20/1 is a bad price, but has the man who placed this bet forgotten who is in charge of the French team? Coach Raymond Domenech left some of his best players at home, guided les Bleus to last place in their group at Euro 2008, only qualified from a World Cup qualifying section including the Faroe islands thanks to a dodgy handball in the play-off and bases team selection on in-depth tactial rationale such as “I don’t trust Scorpios” and, “When I have got a Leo in defence, I’ve always got my gun ready.” Hmm, let’s hope said punter has too. Read more.

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