Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

‘A Woman’s Place is in the White House!’ Paddy Power pays out on Hillary Presidency

Paddy Power has taken the bold step of becoming the first bookmaker to payout on Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 US Election. Closing its ‘US Election’ market, Paddy Power announced that it had cashed out £800,000 in winning bets placed on the Democrat candidate. The bookmaker makes its gutsy call despite Donald Trump being currently priced at 5/1 to win …

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Betfair – Hillary hits market high with 85% chance of winning US Presidency

With its ‘2016 US Presidential Election’ market hitting £63 million in wagers Betfair has announced that Hillary Clinton has hit her lowest trading price of 1.18, giving the Democrat candidate an 85% chance of becoming the first US female president.   With just 24 days till the US hits its polls, Betfair revealed that Donald Trump currently trades at 7.0 giving …

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Betfair – Car crash weekend sees Trump drift to 5.0 as market reaches £59 million

Updating its ‘US 2016 Presidential Market’, Betfair’s online betting exchange has now seen Republican candidate Donald Trump drift to 5.0 (20% chance of winning) following last night’s second Presidential Debate at Washington University St Louis. A weekend that saw the Trump campaign rocked by the Washington Post revealing audio tapes of Trump making lewd comments towards women, saw the Republican …

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Sporting Index – Clinton would have a 40-point lead over Trump if Brits had a vote

Sporting Index has asked UK voters how they would cast a vote in the US presidential election and found that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has an extraordinary 40-point lead over her rival Donald Trump. The leading political spread betting firm commissioned pollsters Opinium and found that 52 per cent of UK voters would back Clinton, compared to just 12 per …

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Odds on Trump shortest to date after Hillary falls ill

The odds for Donald Trump to succeed Barack Obama as US President have now fallen to just 11/8 with Betway after Hillary Clinton fell ill on the campaign trail.  These are the shortest odds for Trump since the bookmaker opened this market.  Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s odds have lengthened from 2/5 to 8/15 as she was forced to cancel two full …

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Betfair – Punters dump Trump as Hillary hits lowest price!

Just two weeks after being officially sworn in as Republican Party Presidential Nominee at the RNC Convention, Donald Trump’s Presidency campaign has suffered a series of public and internal setbacks. Betfair who had priced the controversial candidate at 2/1 following the RNC Convention have now placed Trump at 9/2, giving the brash New Yorker an 18% chance of winning the …

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bwin infographic: Can Trump really be the next political shock?

Remember those happy times just over a year ago when talk of Donald Trump as the next US President were laughed off as absurd? You only need to go back 14 months to find odds for the Donald as high as 100/1. In June 2015 he was 33/1 to win the Republican candidacy. They said it couldn’t be done. Unfortunately, they …

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Donald Trump is now 7/4 to become US President

Donald Trump, the defier of political traders, has been officially and formally nominated as the Republican candidate in the race for the US presidency.  Trump was originally priced at odds of 100/1 by William Hill to do so. This was back in March 2015, though odds quickly tumbled to 25/1 by the end of that same month as the bets …

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Super Tuesday is here – will it be Trump vs Clinton?

Super Tuesday is here. This is a hugely important day in the US Primaries during which 12 states cast their votes, and there are more delegates inplay than at any other point in the race.   The Republican candidates will be competing for 595 delegates, and the Democratic candidates for 1004 with the amount of delegates received based on the …

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Michael Garforth & Aidan Nutbrown – Sporting Index – Political betting in the USA

With the outspoken and divisive Donald Trump still leading the Republican candidacy polls ahead of the US Primaries in February, many are taking a keener interest than they ordinarily would in this year’s race for the White House. Despite his lead in the polls, many are refusing to believe Trump will actually become president and betting exchange Matchbook has already …

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