Unexpected for most but not all. Suarez the all star Uruguay player astounded everyone by biting the Italian opponent Giorgio Chiellini. Suarez had been punished twice for doing this before on two separate occasions. Based on these past incidents the betting site Betsafe decided to have some fun before the World Cup by creating a prop bet that involved a bite from Suarez. As everyone gawked in disbelief during yesterday's game, a Swedish player cashed in on the incident!
Suarez in pain after biting opponent
The prop bet was based on odd of 174/1 and Swedish soccer fan Mats Johansson decided to throw 10 kronor (€1.09) down and hope that Suarez goes a little mad.
Suarez waited until Uruguay’s final group match to give in to his old ways and for Johansson it paid 1750 kronor (about €190). According to Betsafe, they will be paying out 39 winners who took the prop bet, including one bettor who will take home nearly €2,205.
“We saw the incident and thought it was obvious,” a spokesperson said. “Betsafe players are in it to win it, and we saw no reason to delay them from getting what they deserve.”
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