Bet of the Century

Bet of the Century

In 1989, a man placed a £30 bet that as of January 1, 2000: U2 would still be active; Cliff Richard would be knighted; EastEnders would still be a weekly BBC show; and Neighbours and Home and Away would still be on British TV. He was given odds of 6,479-1, and in January 2000 collected £194,400.

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