White Christmas 3/1 in Edinburgh, says bookie

PUNTERS have ruled out a White Christmas after a leading bookmaker said it had failed to take a single bet on snow.

Monday, 12th December 2016, 10:28 am
Updated Wednesday, 14th December 2016, 2:06 pm
Scenes like these on December 25 are 3/1

William Hill said it was on course to record the first ever December without taking the bet. Current odds for a White Christmas in Edinburgh are 3/1.

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“In a normal year we would expect to be taking hundreds of bets every day in December, but with the temperatures in double figures across much of the UK it has completely dried up,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.