Irish punter wins €577,000 on massive Premier League accumulator 6 years ago

Irish punter wins €577,000 on massive Premier League accumulator

The final day of the season may have been a bit dull for most of us, but for one Paddy Power gambler it was the greatest day of their lives.

As we know only too well, trying to pick a winning Premier League accumulator on any normal weekend is tricky enough. But trying to pick a winning combo on the final day of the season is nigh-on impossible. With kids being given their debut, teams already in holiday mode and others playing their final games for their clubs, it is the one round where anything really can happen.

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All that makes what one unnamed Leinster-based punter did yesterday truly extraordinary. The unknown gambler placed €1,000 on nine correct results yesterday and every single one came in.

The mystery magician picked seven wins and two draws, only swerving the very tricky to call Sunderland/Swansea game.

The bet netted the customer €477,215.63 but a bonus accumulator offer run by the bookie added another €100,000 to the winnings, meaning they took home well over half a million quid.

Premier League accumulator

The nerviest of the bets was the Fulham draw, which was only conformed via a late Chris David goal. If you are ever over here Chris, somebody owes you a pint or two.