$278,000 wager placed on Maroons to win Origin

ONE big punter has guaranteed Queensland will start a clear favourite to win its eighth consecutive Origin series in Sydney on Wednesday.

He made a $278,000 wager on the Maroons at $1.80 with online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au to win the decider.

Spokesperson Ben Hawes said most of the money on the match had come for Queensland who were into $1.75.

The Blues are now $2.10.



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