|It’s a Valentine’s Day present of Vegas Wedding Chapel proportions.|
Melissa Curry, 27 from Liverpool, has placed a bet at bookmaker William Hill's Crawley branch that she and her boyfriend of ten months will have tied the knot and still be happily married by Valentine's Day 2016.
Melissa has placed £30 at odds of 25/1 and should her prediction prove correct then she and her husband will receive a payout of £750.
Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams said, “Over the years we have taken a number of marriage bets, the vast majority of which are for wedding presents, saying the happy couple will make it to their Golden wedding anniversary but this is the first time we have accepted a bet on a couple that are not even engaged.”
Hill also opened a Valentine special on Friday with punters offered the opportunity to bet on which of these celebrity couples will get married first in 2006:
5/2 Charlotte Church & Gavin Henson.
7/2 Zara Phillips & Mike Tindall.
4/1 Justin Timberlake & Cameron Diaz.
5/1 Wayne Rooney & Colleen.
6/1 Prince William & Kate.
10/1 Preston & Chantelle.
16/1 George Michael & Kenny.
20/1 Kate Moss & Pete Doherty.
20/1 Jude Law & Sienna.
33/1 Prince Harry & Chelsy.
10,000,000/1 Tony Blair & David Cameron.