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167 people cashed in on bet that Luis Suarez would bite someone at World Cup

A Norway gambling website posted a silly prop bet before the World Cup, and 167 people have cashed in.

The prop bet: 175-to-1 odds that Luis Suarez would bite someone during the tournament.

Uruguay forward Luis Suarez (R) puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini.
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Uruguay forward Luis Suarez (R) puts his hand to his mouth after clashing with Italy's defender Giorgio Chiellini.

According to Darren Rovell of ESPN, 167 people made the bet, including the owner of the ticket stub seen above. That ticket belongs to Thomas Syversen, who bet 32 krone (about $5.25 USD) on Suarez biting someone. He cashed in for 5600 krone (a little over $916) on the bet. Not a bad bit of business.

Considering Suarez has bitten two other people before on a soccer field, the odds weren't that bad, either.

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Andreas Bardun, sportsbook manager for gambling site Betsson, where Syverson placed his bet, said 167 gamblers placed bets on the prop.

The biggest winner was a Norwegian who won $3,300, he said, but he cited company policy not to disclose any of the names of its bettors.

It's too bad this prop bet wasn't offered at any English betting houses. I can think of a few Chelsea fans who would've put a couple quid on it.

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