Capper's majority often expresses the opinion that it is not worth betting on championship winners, because of the huge risks and the illusory chances of winning. Dollar Bill will definitely not agree with them, who guessed the winner of the European Championship 2016 with a coefficient of 20 and won a jackpot.
In May, not long before the UEFA EURO 2016 had started Bill bet with ex-French captain Zinedine Zidane that Portugal would win the championship and Zidane disagreed with Bill, saying that Portugal would not even be able to pass group plays. Whereby Zidane was betting on his own and believed that the French team would become a winner.
Portugal was considered a "dark horse" from the very beginning of Euro 2016. The coefficient for the victory of the Portuguese national team at Euro 2016 before the start of the tournament was from 19 to 20. The favorites of the Euro were the teams of France, they had a coefficient of 4.00, Germany-5.00, Spain-6.00 and England-7.50.
Bill was confident in his prediction, and Bill in order to confirm his words made a bet in a large bookmaker called William Hill, asserting that the Portuguese national team would be EURO 2016 winners. The bet amount was $100,000.
Neither Dollar Bill nor Zinedine Zidane was commented about until the championship end. It was interesting for our editorial office to observe this dispute outcome, especially when the finalists became known.
On July 10, the Portuguese national team in extra time with a 1:0 score beat the French team and for the first time in its history became the European champion.
No one could believe it, because, for many, Portugal's exit from the group was already sensational.
It was a sound and lucrative win for Bill as he made $2 million.
Dollar Bill once again hit the bull's-eye. It was as if he had been to the future and watched this match.