Hundreds of dancers took over the centre of Reading at the weekend to raise funds for good causes. Oxjam Reading saw performers start spontaneously dancing to Michael Jackson songs before a large crowd on Broad Street.
The bookmakers has already paid out £16,750 to the charity from another bet placed by Mr Newlife which wagered £250 at 66/1 that Federer would win 14 Grand Slam events. Oxfam said the payout is enough money to enable the charity to bring food to 10,000 people for an entire month.
Mr Newlife died in 2009, aged 59, leaving his estate to Oxfam, who now collect £101,840.
William Hill said: "Mr Newlife told had identified Roger Federer as a future serial winner & wanted to place a 'sizeable' long term wager on him.This is one of the most remarkable bets we have ever accepted."
A book donated to Oxfam has sold at auction in Oxford for twelve thousand pounds after an eagle-eyed specialist spotted it was a rare find.
The first edition of Samuel Beckett's Murphy was sold at the charity's annual Bonhams book auction and went for double the estimated price.
Murphy, published in 1938, was the first novel written by the Irish author and dramatist. The auctioned book is one of only 1,500 copies printed and one of the few that has survived with its original dust jacket.