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Tuesday 23 September 2014

Canny Irish punter lands €43k windfall with Paddy Power after Rory McIlroy's Valhalla victory

Published 11/08/2014 | 13:17

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LOUISVILLE, KY - AUGUST 10:  Rory McIlroy of Northern Ireland poses with the Wanamaker trophy after his one-stroke victory during the final round of the 96th PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club on August 10, 2014 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Warren Little/Getty Images)
Rory McIlroy made one Irish punter a very happy bunny

One clever gambler stayed up late last night and pocketed €43k after Rory McIlroy lifted the famous Wanamaker Trophy.

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It is the second time in a matter of months that the Irish punter plundered a massive payout thanks to the exploits of the 25-year-old world number one.

He won just over €74k after McIlroy's victory at Royal Liverpool in the Open Championship helped him fill two 10-leg accumulators bringing his overall winnings to a cool €117k.

Here’s how he won his latest pile…

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There were a number of World Cup and Royal Ascot bets among his selections. I wondering is he working this morning?

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