There has been a great deal of speculation as to whether the CERN test on September the 10th will cause mini Black Holes to form, which could destroy the Earth. Are William Hill giving odds on whether the world will end next Wednesday?
And here is Graham's reply:
Steve - there is only one bet on which we permit punters to name their own odds - and this is it! We are 'officially' offering 1,000,000/1 that the world will end on Sept 10, 2008 as a result of this test - but anyone who wants longer odds - or, even, shorter (and we have laid as short as even money about the world ending, in the past), can have whatever price they want. However, I do believe that if the bet comes up, people will be paid out. There must be bookmakers in Heaven, where the only bets laid will be winners - but they will be staffed by people who were bookies in life - so that they are effectively spending eternity in a Hell where the bookie never wins!Obviously collection could be a bit tricky, but 1,000,000/1 are good odds.