X

Someone Just Made a Record-Setting Bet on Clinton

Woman places $615K bet on Clinton to win the election
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 7, 2016 4:04 PM CDT

(Newser) – Well, someone out there is very confident of a Hillary Clinton victory this November. Time reports a 46-year-old woman just placed a $615,862 bet on Clinton to win the election. British bookmaker William Hill says it's the biggest bet ever placed on a US presidential election. William Hill is currently giving 4/11 odds on a Clinton victory, meaning the unidentified bettor stands to make a $224,000. But Elite Daily worries the history-making bet may have majorly jinxed Clinton. And then there's this: "As a result of taking this bet, a win for Donald Trump has now become the favored outcome for us in terms of our liabilities," Time quotes a William Hill spokesperson as saying. (Read more Election 2016 stories.)

We use cookies. By Clicking "OK" or any content on this site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Read more in our privacy policy.
Get the news faster.
Tap to install our app.
X