31 Oct 2015

Record $400,000 bet placed on All Blacks

5:41 pm on 31 October 2015

A Rugby World Cup fan has placed a record bet - of $400,000 - on the All Blacks beating the Wallabies in tomorrow morning's final.

The bet - placed in the North Island this morning - is the TAB's biggest wager since betting through the agency began in New Zealand in 1961.

The previous record was a $200,000 bet on Brazil to beat China in the 2002 Football World Cup.

The All Blacks are currently favourites at $1.35 to beat the Wallabies, with 86 percent of the money on the New Zealanders. The Wallabies are on $3 to win.

TAB said the punter doesn't want to be identified, but if the All Blacks win then he will make $540,000.

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