Tag Archives: France 2017

Betfair – Le Pen drifts but punters still seek Trump-like moment

With just three days to go until France heads for its final round of General Election voting (Sunday 7 May), Betfair Politics has priced far-right candidate Marie Le Pen at 9/1 (11% chance of winning). Updating its ‘France 2017 market’, Betfair Politics has detailed that yesterday’s live TV debate between Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron favoured the centrist ‘En Marche’ …

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Betfair – Le Pen’s price proves to be an ‘attractive proposition’ as France 2017 hits £22 million mark

Updating the media, on its ‘France 2017’ general election market, Betfair Politics maintains that far-right candidate and former Front National leader Marie Le Pen is still an ‘attractive proposition’ for political punters priced at 9/1. As France heads to the polls this Sunday 7 May, Betfair informs that its ‘France 2017’ market has hit the £22 million wagering mark breaking …

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Bookmaker’s favour Macron as French ‘Run-Off’ favourite

Following this Sunday’s first round ballot, the 2017 French General Election will be decided by two outsiders as centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marie Le Pen battle in the deciding 2nd round of voting on 7 May. Updating markets, the majority of bookmakers’ have priced Macron as firm 1/8 favourite (implied 90% chance of winning). Pollsters and commentators believe …

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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 – TV debates favour Macron as France 2017 hits £8 million mark

Betfair politics reports that France’s two-and-a-half hour Presidential TV debate (21 March) has favoured ‘En Marche’ candidate Emmanuel Macron who is now priced at 5/8 (61% chance of winning) to become France’s next leader. Updating its ‘France 2017’ market, Betfair politics is still seeing plenty of support for far-right ‘Front National’ leader Marie Le Pen who has seen her odds …

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