How Leicester winning the Premier League cost the bookies £50 million
Bookie Bashing at the premier league
Coral received £500,000 in bets on the League outright market in total. Leicester winning the league cost Coral a £2.2 million pay out, resulting in a £1.7 million net loss. Furthermore, Sky Bet are also reporting a £4.7 million net loss on the League outright market. One Leicester fan wins £35,440 and plans to put down a house deposit! Also, earlier this season one fan cashed out for £72,000 and another£29,000 from a £20 bet!
Below is are a few examples: