Greek punter correctly predicts 16 matches including Manchester United's victory over Arsenal to net £363,899 payout

Sportingbet have confirmed they have paid out a prize of €435,887 to a lucky punter from Greece who correctly backed 16 winners in an accumulator this weekend.
Inevitably when a host of favourites win on the weekend football coupon there are lot of happy punters.. But this weekend at Sportingbet one particular punter took happiness to a new level as he pocketed a cool €435,887 (£363,899) for correctly guessing the outcome of 16 matches throughout Europe.

The Greek customer, who loves lining up these accumulator bets every weekend, finally got lucky when he combined 13 odds on shots alongside Palmeiras to beat Bragantino at 5/4 (2.25), Manchester United to get the better of Arsenal at 6/4 (2.5) and amazingly Xanthi to beat Olympiakos at 11/2 (6.50) in his home country. His €170 (£142) stake was turned into €435,887 (£363,899) and his life was changed forever.

Sportingbet’s Head Of Media, Russ Wiseman was full of praise, “This was an amazing piece of punting! This guy’s knowledge is obviously outstanding and I think we should be consulting with him before we put our weekend prices up! For me it was the Xanthi pick that sticks out and for that alone he deserves this bumper payout”.

Here is the winning bet in all its glory:

Stake:        €170 Accumulator

Match Odds
Botafogo RJ to beat Resende
Real Madrid to beat Athletic Bilbao 9/50
Benfica to beat Gil Vicente 1/8
Palmieras to beat Bragantino 5/4
Goias to beat Apraecidense 3/10
FC Porto to beat Vitoria Guimaraes 1/4
Barcelona to beat Malaga 57/200
Braga to beat Rio Ave 363/1000
AEL Limassol to beat Alki 10/11
Nacional to beat Feirense 10/11
Xanthi to beat Olympiakos 11/2
Man Utd to beat Arsenal   
Lyon to beat Lucon 57/200
Borussia Dortmund to beat Hamburg 4/5
Udinese to beat Catania 3/20
AC Milan to beat Novara   

Winnings:    €435,587.75

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Jim Knight is Betting Editor at and has been tipping football games since he was old enough to place a bet. He is a Leicester City fan, writer and member of the We Are Going Up Podcast

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