It would seem that bets on characters in the Harry Potter series is serious business in the UK. Recently a flurry of bets have been placed on a Hogwarts student to kill Harry. The top three contenders to do the deed are Lord Voldemort, Professor Snape and Draco Malfoy, followed by the Hogwarts student.
Additional betting was placed on Ron and Hermione getting married and that Dumbledore's death was staged.
According to spokesman Rupert Adams: