Punter rejects £ 95k cash out offer on £ 100 Liverpool Quadruple bet before Man City comeback to win Premier League title

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One Liverpool fan rejected a £ 95,000 cash out offer when Man City were 2-0 down to Aston Villa and the Reds looked like they could win the title on the final day of the Premier League.

Rather than take the £ 95k on offer, Tanya Hanley held out in hopes of landing £ 367k from a £ 100 bet before the season started.

And it really looked like the title might be going Liverpool's way when Coutinho made it 2-0 to Villa

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And it really looked like the title might be going Liverpool’s way when Coutinho made it 2-0 to Villa

After the Reds won both the League Cup and FA Cup against Chelsea on penalties the bet looked even more likely to win.

The bookmaker, Betfair offered nearly £ 23k with just two games to go.

The dizzying amount of money had fluctuated dramatically at the start of the month too.

But still, the Liverpudlian stood firm and continued with dreams of a £ 367,200 pay-out.

On May 12th, Man City won 5-1 against Wolves to give Liverpool a lot of work to do going into the final couple of games.

As a result, the cash out value plummeted to £ 5,473.

The day before the Premier League final, Hanley explained her decision to place the 3671/1 bet as she predicted “something big would happen”.

She added: “I just had a feeling Liverpool could do it. I opened my account and placed my first ever bet.

“If it’s meant to be, it’s meant to be. My Mum can’t sleep thinking about it, my Dad is practically on board now, but everyone is saying I’ve got balls of steel! ”

When the games kicked off on Sunday the drama started instantly as Liverpool went down 1-0 inside the first couple of minutes.

At half-time though, the cash out offer rocketed to a huge. 62,371 as Man City trailed 1-0 and Liverpool had equalized to make it 1-1.

But with 45 minutes of nerve-wracking action left, still no cash out came.

Villa made it 2-0 at the Etihad in the 69th minute while Liverpool were still looking to find the go-ahead goal against Wolves.

At 5.34pm the cash out offer hit an all time high of £ 95,000.

But it all came crashing down as City scored three in the space of five minutes to pull off another dramatic comeback on the final day of the Premier League.

Although it looked so likely with a two-goal lead at the Etihad and Liverpool on the cusp of a winner, it takes some faith in your team (and Aston Villa) to deny a £ 95k pay out – something she said she was always going to do.

“I’ve never bet before so it was all about the feeling, really taking I’m taking it right to the end… I believe they can do it. It’s a magical moment! ” she said.

But with City turning things around she was left nothing.


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