Grand National Facts from William Hill
More than half the adult population will have a flutter on the Grand National, at an average of Â£10 per bet. It is the one day of the year where women bet nearly as much as the men. One in three Grand National bets are placed by women
William Hill’s online sportsbook will process up to 10 bets per second at peak time. Last year the site receive 1.2 million hits in the hour before the race
The Grand National is truly a world event as Hills have taken bets from as far a field as Australia, Bermuda, China, Kazakhstan and Iraq.