A County Limerick punter walked away with an incredible sum of €16,500.05 for a simple 50 cent bet just hours after BoyleSports were counting the cost of Cheltenham.
The customer, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed the 50 cent accumulator in a BoyleSports shop in the county on Friday and picked four numbers in the EuroMillions Plus draw at massive odds of 33,000/1.
When numbers 3, 9, 12 and 18 rolled out, the odds were smashed and they bagged the punter a jaw-dropping profit of €16,500.
In an incredible twist of fate, BoyleSports were hit even further as a customer in County Carlow placed an identical 50 cent bet, while a County Meath punter pocketed €33,001 by placing a €1 accumulator on the exact same four numbers.
Lawrence Lyons, Spokesperson for BoyleSports commented: “The numbers couldn’t have fallen worse for us just as the dust settled on Cheltenham and we were amazed to discover three different customers cashed in on the same four numbers.”
“It’s been a hectic week so we can only raise a glass and congratulate the Limerick customer who is €16,500 richer after parting with only 50 cent on Friday evening. Great work” Mr Lyons concluded.
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