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Scottish referendum 'most gambled on' political event

Scottish and English flags held up over Edinburgh, Scotland. Credit: David Cheskin/PA Archive

Bookmakers William Hill said people will bet more on the outcome of the Scottish independence referendum than any other political event in the history.

"We have already taken almost a million pounds on the Referendum outcome and our total turnover on the last General Election in 2010 was no more than one a half million,' said William Hill's spokesman Graham Sharpe.

The bookmakers says that 56% of all bets have been on a No vote and 44% for Yes.

An unnamed punter has placed a £400,000 bet on the No vote earlier this week.

Nadine Dorries odds on to leave I'm A Celebrity first

The bookmaker William Hill has released its odds on Nadine Dorries' performance in I'm A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here.

It is offering 2/1 that Nadine viewers will elect Nadine to face the first Bushtucker trial - unpleasant tasks where contestants must face their fears - and 3/1 that she will be eliminated first from the reality TV show.

William Hill is offering odds on Nadine Dorries Credit: ITV News

The odds on Nadine winning the show are 20/1 - longer odds than any of the other contestants.

Nadine Dorries faces longer odds on winning than any other contestant: 20:1 Credit: ITV News