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By Rupert Adams

William Hill 2018 Specials;

2018 looks to be a fascinating year in the world of Showbiz and Royalty. Prince Harry is to marry Meghan (50/1 Donald Trump attends – 10/1 the FA Cup Final is moved), the Duchess of Cambridge is set to have her third child (33/1 to be born on 14th April Grand National Day) and Hills are offering just 2/1 that Oasis perform a gig. Elsewhere, James Norton is the new 5/2 favourite to be named as the new Bond, whilst Jon Snow is 9/4 to be the ruler of the seven kingdoms – Dunkirk is 10/3 to win Best Picture at the Oscars.

By Rupert Adams

No Show Snow – Bookies Confirm No Snow In Fifteen Cities

Bookmakers William Hill can confirm that their third party provider, British Weather Services, have come ban with a negative for snow in all fifteen of the cities the bookies were betting on. That said the Met Office have said it was officially a white Christmas as snow fell over high ground and anyone who backed a straight white Christmas will be paid.

By Rupert Adams

Sheeran vs Sheeran – Eminem vs Beyonce ……. 1000/1 Shot For Xmas One

The market for the Christmas number one appears to be one of the strangest in recent history with Ed Sheeran favourite to top the festive charts at 1/7 but the question is …with whom? As it stands, Ed Sheeran is in first and second place, with the odds suggesting that his collaboration with Eminem (1/2) will top the charts rather than his song featuring Beyonce (6/4).

James Norton New Favourite For James Bond

William Hill have halved the price of James Norton becoming the next Bond from 5/1 to 5/2, making him the new favourite to become Britain’s favourite spy. “The money has been coming in for 48hrs, apparently he is brilliant in the new BBC series McMafia and as a result he has jumped ahead of Tom Hardy & Jack Hudson in the betting to be the next Bond,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.

Music

Christmas Number One – Sheeran Shocker For The Bookies

Ed Sheeran might well have killed off the Christmas number one, as he is now the red hot 1/7 favourite to have the Christmas Number One, Wham are second favourite at 7/1. The Adele gamble appears to have been a false rumour and she is 8/1 to overhaul Mr Sheeran.