Sun, May

Scottish Punter Wins £101,200 at William Hill


William Hill Sportsbook William Hill has announced that a lucky Scottish player’s £100 four fold accumulator bet on the William Hill Scottish Cup resulted in the largest individual payout in the football event’s history last week when he won a whopping £101,200.

The lucky punter, Rory Lewis, a financial advisor in training, was awarded this massive win after all the four teams chosen by him won first round ties by four goals or more.

Lewis had places his £100 accumulator bet on the following markets:

  • Huntley to beat Newton Steward by four goals or more – odds 9/2
  • Wick Academy to beat Coldstream by four goals or more – odds 7/1
  • Cove Rangers to beat Glasgow University by four goals or more – odds 4/1
  • Culter to beat Burntisland Shipyard by four goals or more – odds 18/5

Lewis was thrilled to discover that Cove Rangers beat Glasgow University 4-0, Huntley beat Newton Steward 6-1, Cutler’s victory over Burntisland Shipyard was 6-1 and Wick Academy won 9-1 over Coldstream.

Tony Kenny, spokesman for William Hill said “This punter obviously had a crystal ball when making his selections.  To bet on four teams to win by four goals was a phenomenal leap of faith and we would like to wish this shrews Scotsman all the best with his new found fortune.”