Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies wins a $300,000 tennis bet

Ilari “Ziigmund” Sahamies wins a $300,000 tennis bet

Monday, 1 February 2010

He lost over half a million online and was looking to be facing a very poor weekend paycheque.

However, many tennis fans will know that Roger Federer and Andy Murray went head to head in the final of the Australian Open tennis grand slam. Ziigmund placed a $300,000 bet on the tennis champ to beat Murray at odds of 4/7 and was rewarded when the Wimbledon champion beat the Scot in straight sets, earning Sahamies a tidy payday of around half a million and sending him up to $200,000 for the week.


"By the way - I have won waterslide competition in Kokkola [city in Finland]. That was Kokkola open....Had to mention so no one forget it. Its good life," says our man.


Totally balla or totally batshit? Watch Ilari win and lose millions at Full Tilt Poker to decide for yourself.



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