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BetVictor, one of Europe’s leading online gaming companies, announces today that one of its customers has won £1,000,000 through the firm’s The Million Pound Bet competition, with a bet at odds of 17,042/1.
The customer, who wishes to remain anonymous, placed the bet ahead of Uruguay’s Round of 16 game vs Portugal on 30th June through BetVictor’s in-house developed #PriceItUp Builder, which gives customers the opportunity to edit and combine thousands of factors to build their own #PriceItUp bet.
The winning bet, which the company priced at 17,042/1, included the BetVictor customer predicting the correct score (2-1 Uruguay), exact number of corners (Uruguay 2 – Portugal 10) and Uruguay to receive no cards inside 90 minutes.
The Million Pound Bet:
Uruguay to win 2-1
Uruguay Over 1.5 corners
Uruguay Under 2.5 corners
Portugal Over 9.5 corners
Portugal Under 10.5 corners
Uruguay Under 0.5 cards
The BetVictor customer subsequently sat at the top of The Million Pound Bet leaderboard for the remainder of the tournament. The customer was close to being toppled by a bet of 19,974/1 on the France vs Belgium semi-final, which was just one corner-kick away from winning.
Eoin Ryan, Head of Product at BetVictor, said: “Paying £1,000,000 to a single BetVictor customer is the perfect conclusion to what has been an incredibly exciting and successful Million Pound Bet campaign. We wanted to bring excitement and thrills to our customers’ World Cup betting experience, encouraging them to make their best bet, and the Million Pound Bet certainly delivered that. We saw consistent buzz across social media and customers enjoyed the transparency afforded by our real-time leaderboards.”
“Our #PriceItUp Builder continues to have great momentum and we’re certainly looking to build on its success ahead to the start of the new Premier League season and other major sporting events going forward. The concept of #BestBetWins is one that we’re interested in developing further as the football season returns later this summer.” Added Ryan.
This is the second time BetVictor have paid £1,000,000 to a single customer, having given away £1,000,000 on the Final of Euro 2016 between Portugal and France as part of their Million Pound Goal campaign.