"Bookies are certain Harry's a goner. William Hill Plc, a London-based
bookmaker, is so sure of Harry's demise that it stopped accepting wagers and
shifted betting to the possible killers. Lord Voldemort, who murdered Potter's
parents, is the most likely villain, at 2-1 odds, followed by Professor Snape,
one of his teachers, at 5-2. 'Every penny was on Harry dying, and it became
untenable,'' said Rupert Adams, a William Hill spokesman. 'People are obsessed
about this book.'' "
Is Harry doomed to die, seems that a lot of people are willing to make a sure bet of it.