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Betfair – Trump’s odds on 2017 exit plummet following controversial Comey FBI sacking

Betfair Politics has informed that the odds on Donald Trump departing/resigning from office have plummeted following the US President’s controversial decision to sack FBI Director General James Comey. Updating US political markets, Betfair Politics has now priced Donald Trump to leave office before the end of his first term at ‘evens money’ (50% Chance). Following the shock decision to fire ... Read More »

Vice explores the rise of political betting

This April, youth news and entertainment publisher has highlighted the growth of political betting markets in a video segment titled ‘Why British People are Betting on Trump’s Impeachment’. Produced by journalist Jake Warren, Vice’s reports on the ‘rise of political betting’ in the wake of an unprecedented 2016 which saw Britain vote to leave the European Union and former ... Read More »

New Dawn… Will Justice Gorsuch back a US betting rethink?

Could US legalised sports betting finally have a Supreme Court backer in newly appointed Justice Neil Gorsuch? US betting stakeholders are questioning whether the new Republican Justice will push for a review and reworking of PASPA provisions by the country’s most powerful court. Following a tough confirmation process, President Trump confirmed the appointment of Gorsuch last week as new ‘seat ... Read More »

Paddy Power appoints Nigel Farage as face of Trump recruitment

Nigel Farage

Paddy Power politics has announced Nigel Farage as the face of its recruitment drive to fill the vacant ‘Head of Trump Betting’ vacancy. The bookmaker revealed the move in a witty blog posted on 1 April, which led many to believe it was merely an April Fools joke. Confusion reigned supreme but Paddy Power have since confirmed that it’s deadly serious ... Read More »

SBC Bookies Corner – Strange World…Trump The Reality!

Last October SBC covered the betting phenomenon of Donald Trump who had shaken up bookmaker political markets. His surprise US Election victory rocked global politics, the media, public and bookmakers who now have to adapt to a Trump Presidency and Administration.    Following the first two months of Trump’s volatile presidency, SBC’s latest ‘Bookies Corner’ asks bookmakers and industry stakeholders ... Read More »

YUGE…Paddy Power launches ‘The Trump Hub’ with 100+ Donald Bets

Irish bookmaker Paddy Power is putting US President Donald Trump ‘On Notice’. The bookmaker today has announced that it has launched an entire section of its website named ‘The Trump Hub’ dedicated to ‘Trump-related betting markets’. Last week Paddy Power politics detailed to SBC that it was ’addicted to Trump’, as the bookmaker launched over 100 markets dedicated to President ... Read More »

Betting on Football 2017 covers the globe with football betting market updates

Betting on Football

Betting on Football 2017 will underline its international credentials by delivering an extensive update on football betting markets across the globe, from an increasingly digitalised Africa, to a newly regulated Italy and the potential for legalised sports betting in Donald Trump’s North America. With less than three months to go until the fourth incarnation of the event at Stamford Bridge ... Read More »

Paddy Power politics is addicted to Trump!

Paddy Power politics has launched as set of new ‘Trump Betting Specials’, with the Irish bookmaker claiming that it ‘might have to launch its own Trump dedicated website’! Fresh to market, Paddy Power is now offering 5/1 that the President is officially accused of ‘foreign collusion’ on the back of this week’s resignation by Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor, following ... Read More »

Paddy Power – Appeals Court to defy President Trump’s ‘Muslim’ travel ban

The US Appeals Court looks set to show Donald Trump the ‘green card over his controversial travel ban’ with Irish bookmaker Paddy Power making it odds-on that his supporters are defeated this week. In a thinly ‘veiled’ swipe at his regime, Paddy Power have priced  3/10 that President Trump’s law is not reinstated, with around a 30% (9/4) chance of the ... Read More »

Paddy Power Betfair positive on 2016 performance despite unkind Q4 closing

FTSE-listed Paddy Power Betfair Plc (PPB) is the latest industry operator to fall foul of punter-friendly results recorded during Q4 2016. Issuing a trading update ahead of its full-year 2016 results on 7 March, PPB governance detailed that an unkind Q4 2016 closing had cost its operations revenue losses of £40 million on European football results and a further £5 ... Read More »