By Rupert Adams

You Bet There Will Be A White Christmas

William Hill now make it odds on at 1/2 that it will snow in the UK during the 24hrs of Christmas Day. It follows a weekend of record bet levels on a White Xmas, Aberdeen is the worst result at 7/4 with Leeds close behind at 2/1. London is currently 5/1 but should the gamble continue then the price will shorten further.

“We have seen a record number of White Christmas bets and we are in danger of the biggest payout in over 30 years of White Christmas betting,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

White Christmas Odds (William Hill): 7/4 Aberdeen; 7/4 Belfast; 7/4 Edinburgh; 7/4 Glasgow; 2/1 Belfast, 2/1 Leeds; 3/1 Newcastle; 3/1 Birmingham; 3/1 Liverpool; 3/1 Manchester; 4/1 Bristol; 4/1 Cardiff; 5/1 London; 5/1 Norwich; 5/1 Dublin; 8/1 Penzance