Attention, all Quidditch enthusiasts and mischief-makers alike! We have quite the exciting topic to discuss today: the infamous Weasley twins and their shrewd betting habits during the Quidditch World Cup. Grab your Extendable Ears and let's dive into the magical world of wagers, shall we? Now, we all know that Fred and George Weasley, those mischievous wizards with a knack for pranks and merriment, are always up to something. And when it came to the Quidditch World Cup, they certainly didn't disappoint. These two red-headed troublemakers were known to place bets on just about anything, and the World Cup was no exception. So, you might be wondering, "How much did Fred and George Weasley bet on the Quidditch World Cup?" Well, my dear readers, the answer to that question is as elusive as a Snitch in flight. You see, the Weasley twins were quite secretive about their exact wagers, only revealing tidbits here and there to keep us all guessing. Rumor has it that they wagered a small fortune on the outcome of the final match between Ireland and Bulgaria. Some say it was the Galleons they had saved up from their successful joke shop business,
How much did Fred and George win at the Quidditch World Cup?
After Fred and George Weasley confessed that they had lost all their money and, with it, their dreams of opening a joke shop, Harry decided to give them his Triwizard Tournament prize money— a whopping 1,000 Galleons.
How much money did George and Fred bet?
'We'll bet thirty-seven Galleons, fifteen Sickles, three Knuts,' said Fred, as he and George quickly pooled all their money, 'that Ireland win – but Viktor Krum gets the Snitch. Oh, and we'll throw in a fake wand. '
What was the bet on the Quidditch World Cup?
How did they know the outcome of the Quidditch World Cup? As avid fans of the Harry Potter series, most of you know what happened in the Goblet of Fire: Fred and George bet all their savings that Ireland would win the match but Viktor Krum would get the Snitch. And that is precisely what happened.
How many Galleons did Fred and George bet?
37 galleons Fred and George bet Ludo Bagman 37 galleons, 15 sickles, 3 knuts, and a fake wand that Ireland would win, but Krum would get the snitch. Ludo thinks their fake wand is hilarious and considers it another 5 galleons in the bet, as that's what he says he would pay for it.
Did Harry give his winnings to Fred and George?
Eventually, Harry donated his prize money to Fred and George Weasley, who had been saving up the funds to open their own joke shop. Although the twins seemingly prospered after winning a bet on the Triwizard Tournament, they had merely been given Leprechauns' gold — which disappeared.