White Christmas 3/1 in Edinburgh, says bookie

Scenes like these on December 25 are 3/1

Scenes like these on December 25 are 3/1

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

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.

“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.

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