Bet his life on it: bookies hold Obama payout

By Nick O'Malley
Updated November 8 2012 - 8:13pm, first published November 7 2008 - 1:11pm

AT LEAST two of Australia's largest corporate bookmakers are refusing to pay out on tens of thousands of bets laid on Barack Obama's victory - on the grounds that he may be killed before he is inaugurated.

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