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    slayer14
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    Leicester fan 'cashed out' after first match of the season and won just 45p

    One punter made the "worst cash out decision in history" after taking a 45p return on a 5000/1 bet on Leicester City winning the Premier League.

    One punter made the "worst cash out decision in history" after taking a 45p return on a 5000/1 bet on Leicester City winning the Premier League.
    The unnamed Ladbrokes customer staked 50p on the Foxes taking the title at the beginning of the season and stood to win 2,500 had they let the bet ride.
    But instead they decided to take a 45p return after just the first game of the season which Claudio Ranieri's men won 4-2 against Sunderland.
    Some punters who backed the Foxes at similar odds have cashed out for thousands of pounds, with the highest payout being 72,000 settled on a 50 bet in March, Ladbrokes said.
    The Foxes are in the driving seat in the Premier League race, with a win in their match against Manchester United away at Old Trafford on Sunday securing the title.



    As a consolation, the bookmaker has asked the customer to come forward to offer them a pair of tickets to a game next season plus a free bet on any team to win the 2016/17 title.
    Ladbrokes spokesman Alex Donohue said: "This will go down as the worst cash out decision in history.
    "Plenty of 5000/1 backers took sums midway through the season when it looked in the balance, but we wonder what our man didn't like about the 4-2 win on the opening day of the season."

    https://uk.sports.yahoo.com/news/lei...130758619.html


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    Saw this yesterday..After one game??? maybe they made a mistake or just wanted gas money..LET IT RIDE!!

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    Why cash out? At 5000-1 he could have just hedged every game, no?

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    His cashout isn't near as bad as the cashouts people took when Leicester led by five or six points with a few games remaining.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DrunkHorseplayer View Post
    His cashout isn't near as bad as the cashouts people took when Leicester led by five or six points with a few games remaining.
    They were offered real money though. thousands. it becomes a decision.
    this guy was offered 45p profit for the bet, and took it.
    i would have settled for half winnings, would have taken 2.5k on a 1 bet.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cashin81 View Post
    They were offered real money though. thousands. it becomes a decision.
    this guy was offered 45p profit for the bet, and took it.
    i would have settled for half winnings, would have taken 2.5k on a 1 bet.
    Makes sense maybe he does it with a lot of teams 1st week of league and if team wins 1st week cashes it out not a bad idea but yea it was unfortunate for him.

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    Why put the bet down on them in the first place.

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