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Winner takes it all! Former Today show host Karl Stefanovic emerges $820 richer after placing a VERY lucky winning bet on State of Origin

By Demeter Stamell For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 16:13 BST, 10 July 2019 | Updated: 16:20 BST, 10 July 2019

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He may have been supporting Queensland, but Karl Stefanovic was still celebrating after the State of Origin on Wednesday.

Despite his team losing, the 44-year-old former Today host emerged victorious after placing a winning bet on the highly watched rugby league match.

Taking to Instagram Stories on Wednesday, Karl revealed he had won $820 after betting Queenslander Felise Kaufusi would be the first tryscorer.

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Winning: He may have been supporting Queensland, but Karl Stefanovic was still celebrating after the State of Origin on Wednesday

Winning: He may have been supporting Queensland, but Karl Stefanovic was still celebrating after the State of Origin on Wednesday

Karl shared a photo of his phone screen displaying his winning bet, and scored it to P.I.M.P. by 50 Cent.

Clearly excited, he also included GIFs of a dancing animated flamingo and a Queenslander flexing his bicep.

But despite Karl scoring big, it was ultimately New South Wales who won the match.

Score: Despite his team losing, Karl Stefanovic emerged victorious after placing a winning bet on the State of Origin. Pictured at the post Logies Recovery Brunch on the Gold Coast earlier this month

Score: Despite his team losing, Karl Stefanovic emerged victorious after placing a winning bet on the State of Origin. Pictured at the

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