The SNP are now odds-on for victory in the Scottish Parliamentary elections according to the bookmakers
Labour also earned a 5/6 quote earlier in the week however strong polling in conjunction with relentless financial support sees Salmond's party cut to 4/9 (from 5/6) by Ladbrokes
Labour are now out to 13/8 having been a 1/12 certainty when the betting started.
Should the SNP oblige the firm fear payout figures of up to £1 million with support coming from punters UK wide.
Alex Donohue of Ladbrokes told Bettingpro:
"The latest odds should please supporters of the SNP. Labour are completely friendless in the betting - more was staked on the Conservatives last week."
Ladbrokes latest betting
SNP - 4/9 (from 5/6)
Labour - 13/8 (from 5/6)
Conservatives - 100/1
Liberal Democrats - 100/1