You Can Actually Bet on the End of the World in 2016

Posted: November 3, 2016

Updated: November 3, 2016

There are numerous novelty bets that you can make these days, but the option to bet on the end of the world might be the strangest available.

There’s no denying the fact that the world is in a dangerous place at the moment. Tensions between world powers are higher than they have been in decades, global warming is becoming a bigger and bigger concern, and the impending US election could have massive geopolitical consequences in the coming months; but could the world actually come to an end anytime soon?

If you think UK gambling news would be made with a yes, then head to PaddyPower and throw down the money! A bet on the end of the world has odds of 5000/1 at the moment, meaning if the apocalypse does in fact take place, you could earn serious money!

Okay okay, betting on the end of the world may not be the most practical wager in the world, but there are a number of great novelty bets that you can actually earn money on with PaddyPower. Let’s take a look at one for the upcoming holidays.

Bet on a White Christmas in the UK and Ireland

Everyone loves a white Christmas, and the PaddyPower commitment to Ireland allows both Irish and UK gamblers to bet on whether they will experience one! There are only seven options, including Cork with odds of 7/2, Manchester, with odds of 7/2 and Cardiff, with odds of 5/1. If you have a feeling the snow will drop on Christmas day in your city, bet on it!

To win the bet, snowfall must be recorded at the city’s main airport on the 25th of December. will be responsible for confirming if the city received snow.

So what do you think? Will you bet on the end of the world in 2016? How about a white Christmas in Ireland or the UK? Make sure to check out GamingZion’s list of online sportsbooks in the UK to find all the best websites for novelty bets, and leave a comment below!

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