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Punter takes Murdoch to the cleaners

TAGs: Rupert Murdoch, SkyBet, Soccer

murdoch unhappyYou’d be hard pushed to find anyone outside of Liverpool who doesn’t embellish the pockets of Rupert Murdoch with some kind of loose change everyday – as the owner of News Corporation it’s hard not to. So when you hear of someone fleecing the old Koala it should bring a smile – even if it was only loose change for the media magnate.

A punter took Murdoch’s SkyBet for £500,000 over the weekend after correctly forecasting the outcome of a number of football matches. Rumours are abound that old Rupert will now hike up the price of The Sun to 21p, and add a levy of 25% on anyone who has the audacity to try betting at SkyBet on football again. Read more.

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