It seems that whilst the weather wreaked havoc on the Premier League football this weekend it brought fortune to others.
William Hill Casino reported this week that thousands of UK-based players who were stuck at home with nothing to do because of the extreme weather and snow, resorted to online gambling to save themselves from boredom! At least they could make good use of the £150 welcome bonus for all new players. Apparently the most popular of all the games were poker and roulette. A spokesperson for William Hill was quoted as saying that there had been as much as a ten-fold increase in registrations and the site was even close to breaking its record of the number of people playing online at one time. The bingo, poker and casino rooms were at capacity and literally millions were being wagered