Tag Archives: Betfair Politics

Punters turn on Bernie as Uncle Joe gets Super Tuesday bounce 

Bookmakers have reported that US political markets are radically changing ahead of tonight’s crucial Super Tuesday vote, in which 14 states will cast their official nominations to lead the Democratic Party’s US 2020 Presidential campaign. This afternoon, Betfair reported that frantic trading on its Exchange has seen former Vice President Joe Biden overtake Bernie Sanders. The campaign for Biden, who …

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Theresa It’s only Monday… Bookmakers react to frantic Tory cabinet chaos

Revolt, within the Conservative Party may tip Britain towards a snap General Election being called for in 2018, as Brexit chaos governs all UK politics. Bookmakers have adjusted their political betting markets, following the events of a ‘manic Monday’ which saw LEAVE stalwarts David Davis, Secretary for Exiting the EU and Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson resign as senior cabinet ministers. …

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Betfair Politics – All eyes on May as Corbyn evens General Election market

Following the conclusion of this week’s Labour Party Conference, Betfair Politics informs that at present both Labour and Conservative are evens to ‘win most seats at next General Election’. Jeremy Corbyn’s closing speech in Brighton was well received by Labour Party delegates. Following two years of fractious party conventions, UK media now reports that Corbyn may have finally united all …

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Betfair Politics – Jo Swinson 4/9 to become first female leader of the Liberal Democrats

Opening its ‘Next Liberal Democrat Leader’ market, following the unexpected resignation of Tim Farron this Wednesday, Betfair Politics has placed Jo Swinson MP for East Dunbartonshire as 4/9 early market favourite. Tim Farron resigned on Wednesday night, less than a week following the results of the 2017 UK Snap General Election in which the Lib Dems increased their Parliamentary representation …

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Betfair Politics – Mon Dieu! Francois Fillon back in the race for France 2017 as market hits £11 million

Betfair Politics reports that against all expectations (even perhaps his own), scandal hit Francois Fillon is back in the race for France 2017, as its political betting market hits £11.5 million in matched wagers.  Updating its French 2017 General Election market, Betfair reports that Fillon is trading as second favourite currently priced 5.2, just ahead of Front National’s Marie Le …

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Betfair – Labour faces gruelling battle for its ‘safe seats’

Next week marks a crucial chapter for the Labour Party leadership of Jeremy Corbyn as both Stoke-on-Trent Central (Staffordshire) and Copeland (Cumbria) constituencies head to the by-election polls (Thursday 23 February). A divided party following the departure of senior cabinet members, Labour battles to keep two of its supposed ‘safe seats’. Should labour lose the constituencies of Stoke and Copeland …

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