Betting the Moon

The Apollo 11 moon landing was one of the most important and well-known events of the last century and was the defining moment of the space race between the United States and the Soviet Union. But for one man, David Threlfall, it also represented a nice pay day. In 1964, Threlfall, a sci-fi fan who […]

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Grandfather Wins Big on Football Bet

Grandparents are fond of telling their grandkids how much they love and believe in them, but Harry Wilson’s grandfather, Peter Edwards, went one step farther. When Wilson was only a toddler his grandfather placed a €50 bet with the William Hill wagering house that his grandson would play for Wales one day. William Hill took […]

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