Charity bet predicted tennis win

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."


Federer win nets Oxfam £100k

Roger Federer's win over Andy Murray has won Oxfam more than £100,000. An Oxford man who died 3 years ago wagered the Swiss player would win 7 or more Wimbledon titles. Nick Newlife placed £1,520 on odds of 66/1 with Bookmakers William Hill.