Media Release: Bookies offer odds on Hogmanay cancellation

AS Scotland braces itself for a White Christmas, Scottish bookmakers,, is offering just 3/1 that the weather causes the cancellation of the Edinburgh Hogmanay festivities.

The firm is also offering 9/1 that the lowest temperature in Scotland (-27.2C) will be beaten by the end of the year.

Paul Petrie, spokesman, commented: “We are already odds on that Scotland will be waking up to a White Christmas but there is also a very good chance that it will be a White Hogmanay and that could play havoc with the celebrations.”

Along with offering odds on a White Christmas, is also offering 5/1 that the SPL season will be extended due to the bad weather and 4/1 that the country runs out of grit by the end of the year.

White Christmas

Aberdeen – 8/11

Dundee – 5/6

Edinburgh – 5/6

Glasgow – 5/6

Edinburgh Hogmanay festivities to be cancelled  3/1

County runs out of grit – 4/1

SPL to be extended 5/1

Lowest temperature in Scotland (-27.2C) to be beaten by end of year: 9/1

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