London-based bettor wins $1.36 million six-leg parlay on Harris English putt

A London-based bettor gained greater than $ 1.36 million on a $ 15.50 stake this week, and all of it led to a 35-1 long-shot bout in one of many longest playoffs in PGA historical past Journey.

The wager – a six-leg parlay or accumulator as they’re recognized within the UK – was positioned on June twenty second and paid out at odds of 90,396-1. according to Betfair, a UK-based on-line sports activities betting and betting alternate. There have been two soccer matches at Euro 2020 and 4 total winners on the weekend’s golf tournaments.

The legs of the parlay and odds had been:

  • Croatia beats Scotland at +140.

  • England defeated Czech Republic at -182.

  • Steve Stricker wins the Bridgestone Senior Gamers Championship at +500.

  • Nelly Korda wins the KPMG Girls’s PGA Championship with +1,400.

  • Viktor Hovland wins the BMW Worldwide Open at +650.

  • Harris English wins the Vacationers Championship with +3,500.

“I used to be certain Hovland, Korda and Steve Stricker had been good bets,” the unknown bettor instructed Betfair. “However I used to be a little bit not sure of Harris English.”

The primary 5 legs of the parlay had been hit earlier than English, a 35-1 lengthy shot to win the event, made a 28-foot putt on Sunday’s 18th gap that ultimately put him in a playoff in opposition to Kramer Hickok. After each golfers made seven straight pars to open the playoff, English dropped a 16-foot birdie putt to win the event.

The eight-hole playoff was the longest playoff in a PGA Tour occasion in 9 years and the longest sport since 1949. The event ended after 1:00 AM London time. English gained $ 1,368,000 serving to the bettor win £ 1,039,554 which is roughly the identical quantity as English in US {dollars}.

“When he gained the playoff, I used to be very relieved. I believed he would have misplaced it after some idiosyncratic tee-offs on the 18th gap,” the bettor instructed Betfair in an organization launch.

“I believed I used to be going to have a coronary heart assault when the winner putt went. I could not imagine it.”

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