The 2020 election has America on edge, with many wondering just how they’ll continue along in life should the results come in a certain way or the other.
But, for one anonymous British banker, the results of this election could make an enormous difference in their quality of life.
In what is being characterised as the largest election day bet in presidential history, an anonymous British businessman has reportedly placed a $5 million bet on President Donald Trump to win his bid for re-election.
The Brit, who is said to be a wealthy retired banker, used offshore private bookies on the Caribbean island of Curacao to place the massive bet on Trump.
The news of the bet had some considering that it could be one of the largest in history.
A friend of the mysterious gambler told the British paper The Sun that the wealthy punter consulted with “Trump camp insiders” before placing the bet. Should Trump prove successful in the election, the bet would net the former banker a nearly $15 million return.
A source within the gambling industry told the paper: “Word of this bet has done the rounds and we think it’s the biggest ever made on politics.”
And, wouldn’t you know it, Trump appears to be the more popular bet.
British betting company Ladbrokes reported a late surge in bets on the president to win, saying that 75 per cent of all bets in the last week of the campaign was on Trump.
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