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England v Wales game set to set bookies cash registers rolling

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UK bookies are bracing themselves for a multimillion pound betting bonanza on Thursday, according to Ladbrokes, as four major sporting events combine with Brexit in a waging spree. 

Punters all over the country will be able to take their pick from betting on the Euro 2016 England v Wales match, Ladies' Day gets underway at Royal Ascot, Andy Murray makes his way onto the court at Queen's Club and Danny Willetts gets his putt on as he tries to win back-to-back majors at Oakmont.

Earlier this week, Ladbrokes' rival William Hill offered its shortest ever odds on the UK voting to leave the EU next week. Odds were at 7/4, or a 36 per cent probability, for a bet on an Out vote, while the bookie began offering odds of 4/9 for a bet on an In vote, or a probability of 69 percent.

Betting analysts predict that £1,000 a minute will be wagered in the run-up to Roy Hodgson's men heading out onto the pitch and the Royal Procession starting at the Berkshire racecourse.

Ladbrokes also surveyed thousands of football fans ahead of the Group B clash in the European championships, and found over half (54 per cent) of England fans would bunk off work with a feigned illness to sneakily watch the game.Food poisoning, the flu, or even just saying outright "I want to stay home and watch the football"


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