Bookies Sweating As Punters Pile On 100f
Britain’s biggest bookie William Hill have slashed the price of temperatures hitting 100f this year from 9/2 to 4/1 as punters come piling in.
Meanwhile William Hill are now just 3/1 that there is a hosepipe ban enforced by Thames Water at any point in 2015.
“Early indications are that a temperature of 100f could cost the industry a monster six figure sum,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. “The countryside is already looking parched and this heatwave could result in a Hosepipe ban.”
100f to be recorded in 2015: 4/1
UK record temperature (38.5c) to be broken in 2015: 9/2
No Rain during play at Wimbledon 2015: 10/1
Which month will have the warmest day in the UK in 2015: 4/1 June; 8/13 July; 4/1 August; 12/1 September; 40/1 October-December
2015 To Be The Hottest Year On Record: 7/4