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Gambler could net Oxfam £100k

Gambler who staked a hefty bet before passing away could win £100,000 for charity

Oxfam will pocket £100k bet if Federer wins again

Roger Federer Credit: PA

An Oxford gambler who spotted the Wimbledon-winning potential of Roger Federer nine years ago and staked a hefty bet on him winning the tournament seven times could help a charity even after his death.

Nick Newlife passed away before being able to see his wager, which could generate £100,000 of winnings, come to fruition.

But kind-hearted Nick left the William Hill bet in his will to Oxfam.

The charity can claim the winnings if Federer gets the additional Wimbledon title

this year, or any year up to 2019.

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