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While the markets may be closed across the country this Christmas, with no sign of mulled wine, german sausages and chocolate fondants in sight, the Christmas betting markets are once again ploughing into the festive period full steam ahead.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year for punters because not only is there tons of football betting to enjoy, there are also dozens of fantastic novelty markets that are getting more and more popular each year.
From Strictly Come Dancing to dreaming of a white Christmas, the markets offered by the best UK bookmakers these days are broad and varied. And with all of us needing to find entertainment more than ever this Christmas, here at WhichBookie we’ve put together this complete guide to Christmas betting markets…
*odds correct as of 20/11/2020
As you can see, there’s tons to bet on this Christmas, and below you’ll find a little more detail on what each market is and how they work…
|Christmas Betting Markets|
|Will it be a white Christmas?||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on whether snow will fall in any area of the UK between 00:00 and 23:59:59 on Christmas Day.|
|Will it snow in London on Christmas Day?||Place Bet|
|Similarly, this is a bet on whether snow will fall on Christmas Day- but in London rather than the entire country.|
|Who will be number one on Christmas Day?||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the artist that will be top of the singles chart on Christmas Day in 2020.|
|Who will win the King George VI Chase?||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the traditional boxing day race. The King George VI Chase takes place on December 26 at Kempton Park- and it is a bet on the winner of that race.|
|Premier League top team at Christmas||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the team who will be at the top of the league on Christmas Day.|
|Premier League bottom team at Christmas||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the team who will be at the bottom of the league on Christmas Day.|
|Premier League top four at Christmas||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the team who will be in the top four on Christmas Day.|
|How many goals in the Premier League on Boxing day?||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the number of goals in the league on boxing day.|
|PS5 vs Xbox Series X||Place Bet|
|This is a bet on the best selling console by Christmas day.|
|Most watched Christmas Day TV programme||Place Bet|
|Punters can also bet on the TV programme which will receive the highest viewing figures on Christmas Day.|
Christmas betting markets are available at most of the biggest name bookies like Betfair and Bet365 and you can even back some of the selections featured in our graphic with some fabulous freebets uk offers.
When browsing your favourite online bookie you’ll find that some of the markets feature more commonly than most, with the likes of King George VI odds available in any bookmaker’s horse racing categories, while betting on a white Christmas is usually found in the Christmas Specials section.
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