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The Reel Life: Blame-shifting edition

9 May 2017

An English gambler is attempting to get a refund from Ladbrokes Sportsbook & Racebook for a £500 bet he says his 13-year-old son had placed on Marine Le Pen to win the French presidential election.

Unfortunately for him, there is good reason to be skeptical of his claim, since he had been bragging about the bet on social media earlier.

Colin, our gambler, had taken to Twitter in the days before the election in support of the far-right Front National candidate, tweeting "Le Pen is the best choice for France. Time for more liberal tears!!!" and, fatefully, "she has done it. I am sure of it. I have £500 on her".

Le Pen, if you've been avoiding politics lately (and we wouldn't blame you), ended up garnering a mere 34% of votes counted. Centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron got the other 66%, handily winning the French presidency.

Colin immediately took to Twitter to demand a refund from Ladbrokes and threatening to report them and several other major sports betting brands to the authorities.

Predictably, other Twitter users had a field day with this, with more than one user messaging poor Colin claiming to be a reporter interested in speaking to him, then, when he replied, saying that they weren't really a reporter and their child had sent the message. (That this gambit worked multiple times quickly became another thing to have a field day over.)

Whether or not Colin actually reports Ladbrokes to the authorities remains to be seen, but if he does, I don't think the gambling giant has much to worry about—it has an army of gleeful eyewitnesses armed with screenshots to testify in its favor.

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