Betting odds against Potter in UK
October 19, 2003 at 9:13 PM ET
Wizard News (via The Scotsman)
The shortlist of BBC’s Big Read includes only one of J.K. Rowlings book from the Harry Potter series Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire per the rules. But it seems that bookies in Great Britain don’t think it will do well over all.
It seems that betting against Potter is in full swing with the odds on favorite being Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice.
Ladbrokes spokesman Warren Lush said:
It seems that voting for any of the books on the list is for UK citizens only.