William Hill customer lands over £27k from £10 bet on bookings and yellow cards | The Sun

THE referee's a… great person for one lucky punter, who scooped a staggering £27,000 over the weekend!

The William Hill customers is now firmly in the black after correctly predicting the total number of bookings in 10 football matches across Europe.

The bettor staked a tenner on between four and six cards being dished out in ten different matches in four different leagues on Sunday afternoon.

The selections totalled odds of 2749/1 , meaning the customers raked in a colossal £27,490.

The bet looked in jeopardy during Fiorentina's clash with Empoli with six yellow cards shown before the 75-minute mark.

But thankfully for this William Hill customer, the referee's cards stayed in his pocket for the remaining minutes.

Winning selections

William Hill

  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Elche vs Espanyol – 23/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – PSG vs Lille – 11/8
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Fiorentina vs Empoli – 21/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Salernitana vs Lazio – 21/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Huesca vs Granada – 21/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – FC Andorra vs Sporting Gijon – 21/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Burgos vs Albacete – 23/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Atletico Madrid vs Athletic Bilbao – 21/20
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Rayo Vallecano vs Sevilla – 5/4
  • 4-6 Total Match Cards – Spezia vs Juventus – 21/20

Stake: £10
Odds: 2749/1
Winnings: £27,490

William Hill Spokesperson, Lee Phelps, said: "Betting on bookings isn’t always the orthodox way to go about building your accumulator.

"But full credit to one of our customers for nailing the Total Match Cards count in his 10-fold this weekend.

"This skilled punter correctly predicted the total number of bookings in 10 different matches this weekend, netting a sensational £27,490.30 from just a £10 stake!"

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