Mercury Misery After Right Royal Gamble!
Barclaycard Mercury Music Prize
PJ Harvey is the 6/4 red hot favourite to win the Barclaycard Mercury Prize with William Hill, who have seen a number of four figure bets staked on the 2001 winner. That said the gamble that has got William Hill worried has been on King Creosote & Jon Hopkins who have been slashed from 40/1 to 16/1 over the weekend.
"The Judges have produced a number of surprise winners in recent year, Anthony and The Johnsons and Speech Debelle to name a few. Over the weekend we have seen a significant gambles on King Creosote and Jon Hopkins, who our punters think could be the dark horse this year," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams
William Hill Barclaycard Mercury Prize: 6/4 PJ Harvey; 5/1 James Blake; 6/1 Adele; 7/1 Anna Calvi; 7/1 Metronomy; 8/1 Ghostpoet; 16/1 Katy B; 16/1 Everything Everything; 20/1 King Creosote & Jon Hopkins; 33/1 Elbow; 40/1 Tinie Tempah; 50/1 Gwilym Simcock