ALEX SALMOND’S referendum is now odds-on to take place in 2012 according to Ladbrokes.
The bookies have slashed the odds about it occurring in 2014 to just 1/2 in light of recent news and now make Scotland 5/2 to vote for their own Independence before 2015.
It’s 10/1 that they use the Euro before the end of 2020 and a bigger 20/1 that there’s a surprise call to the polling booths this year.
Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes said: “The shrewd money was on 2014 from the start. We’ve now had to slash the odds and as momentum builds the price about a ‘Yes’ result also has to shorten.”
Ladbrokes latest betting
Year of next Scottish Independence Referendum
No referendum before 2016 6/1
Scotland to vote yes for independence before 2015 5/2
Scotland to use the Euro before 2020 10/1