This post was written by Friday blogger Annie Reid.
Bookies in the UK are taking bets on which long-standing character will bite the dust in the next Harry Potter installment. But a flurry of bets from Bungay— the town in which, “coincidentally”, the publishers are located — has prompted a freeze on bets placed against the untimely demise of Albus Dumbledore, Hogwart’s headmaster.
Please, think of the children. Keep it to yourselves. Don’t spoil the betting action for the kids.