Tonybet – Nigel Farage turned down Tony’s €1 million charity bet

Screen Shot 2016-06-20 at 11.01.31

European bookmaker Tonybet has revealed that UKIP leader Nigel Farage did not accept Antanas Guoga’s (Tony Guoga) €1 million charity bet on Britain remaining in the European Union.

The €1 million bet personally wagered by Guoga, would have capped off a victorious night for Farage as the ‘Leave’ camp won a nail-biting EU Referendum taking 52% of the votes.

Guoga the owner of Tonybet and a European Member of Parliament for Lithuania had guaranteed the best market price on a British ‘Leave’ outcome.

However, like all bookmakers’ that had priced ‘Remain’ as market favourite, Tonybet would be in for a rollercoaster night as the ‘Leave’ camp would outperform polls and indicators, outperforming ‘Remain’ in key UK regions.

Tonybet management would reveal to SBCNews that following a night of high political drama,  its trading team had taken a + £50,000 hit on the UK EU Referendum market.

Tony Guoga would comment on the BREXIT result – “Farage never took my bet – it was Cameron who was the real gambler & his all-in bet was called. We have to be positive & look forward. Charity missed out”.

 

Check Also

BGC takes over Senet Group duties and responsibilities

UK gambling standards association The Senet Group has this afternoon confirmed that it will transfer …

MGA releases operator integrity guidance during COVID-19 lockdown

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has confirmed that it will be ‘increasing industry outreach’ to …

Talk to Frank… Paddy Power launches first sitcom series ‘The Mascot’

Keeping audiences entertained during lockdown, Paddy Power has become the first bookmaker to launch a …