Television Specials Betting By Joe Crilly

Punters Choose Pokémon – Bookies Bet It Will Be Biggest Release Of 2016

With the release date for the global craze, Pokémon Go, just around the corner, William Hill offer just 1/8 that it will be the most downloaded mobile game of 2016 – despite it having half a year’s worth of catching up to do on games released earlier this year.

It is odds on at 1/2 that it has a five star average rating after its first week of release in the UK.

“Pokémon Go looks set to be the game of the year and we are fully expecting hundreds of thousands of people if not millions to download it before the end of its first week,” said William Hill spokesman Joe Crilly. “If reviews from the US and Australia are to be believed as well, we are in for a five star game.”


When will Pokémon Go be released in the UK: 4/1 13th July; 5/2 14th July; 7/4 15th July; 7/4 16th July or later

App store rating of 5* after first week: 1/2 yes; 6/4 no

Pokémon Go to be the most downloaded iOS app of 2016: 1/8 yes; 9/2 no