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People living outside the UK may find this a little strange. Putting a bet on the name of the next Royal child? It’s a bit weird, isn’t it? Well yes, yes it is. However, that doesn’t stop online betting sites in the UK like Bet365 offering Royal baby name odds. They know this is a bit of a tradition now. One of the numerous little occasional flutters the British love so much. However whilst we bet on the name of the next Royal baby, the Royal family themselves have more somber duties.
The death, and subsequent funeral, of the Duke of Edinburgh has sent the British media into a frenzy. Their curious mixture of salacious gossip mongering and faux puritanical moral outrage is astonishing. Only the UK tabloid press could so gleefully try to make money from the death of an old man. Likewise the tabloids are massively happy Prince Harry has returned from the US. This gives them a chance to give him another kicking. They don’t mind turn a funeral into a soap opera.
Prince Harry and wife Meghan directly attribute their leaving the UK to the racist attitudes of the tabloids. Something the tabloids denied totally – until everyone pointed out they are actually racist. So instead of cute stories about the Royal baby name odds on offer, we get nothing but drama. Of course anyone in the UK gambling laws of good taste might still apply is sadly in error. This is the tabloid press. They think themselves well above the law let alone decency.
Funeral Brings Harry Back To Britain
So, whilst we’re interested in the Royal baby name odds and a nice little wager on something harmless, they aren’t. They’re making a fuss about Harry not wearing a uniform at the funeral. They make a big deal of how the other royals will not wear them either so as not to embarrass him. Harry did two tours in Afghanistan. Not entirely sure he cares very much about honorary ranks and their silly costumes. The tabloids know this so they’re also striking closer to home.
Royal Baby Name Odds
- Florence – 33/1
- Anne – 33/1
- Rose – 33/1
- Daisy – 33/1
- Charlotte – 33/1
- Mary – 25/1
- May – 25/1
- Victoria – 25/1
- Catherine – 25/1
- Olivia – 20/1
- Alice – 16/1
- Grace – 14/1
- Elizabeth – 10/1
- Diana – 9/2
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Brothers don’t always get on. This is one of the numerous facts of life the tabloids conveniently pretend they don’t know about. Disingenuous is their watchword. So, they’re also spending a lot of time hyping the split between Harry and his brother William. They’ve picked a side and are making hay. All of which does draw a fair amount of attention to the Royal baby name odds on offer at online sportsbook sites in the UK like Bet365. Not least because of what has been said.
Diana Gets 9/2 In The Royal Baby Name Odds At Bet365
In their Oprah Winfrey interview, Meghan and Harry quoted one royal asking about the baby’s likely skin color. Think of a good reason for that question? No? Don’t worry, neither could anyone else. This is likely to play a part in the Royal baby name odds. Where William steered away from “Diana” as a name for one of his daughters, Harry may not. At the moment “Diana” gets 9/2 at Bet365. Will the rest of the Royal family rejoice at seeing another Princess Diana?
No, probably not. It’ll just remind them how badly they treated the first one. Something they evidently repeated with Meghan. Of course, Harry and Megs may choose to be less vindictive. Elizabeth is 10/1 in the Royal baby name odds. That would mend some fences with the Queen perhaps. However, so far Harry and Meghan have defied expectations so they may confound the bookies yet. They could choose anything. Even so, it’s a far better wager than a bet on sports in the UK backing Liverpool, right?
We take a look at the Royal baby name odds for Meghan and Harry’s next child whilst the tabloids squawk at a funeral.