Tag Archives: Kate Baylis

Betfair – Record breaking summer of betting on women’s sports

Tonight’s semi-final clash between tournament favourites England and host nation Holland marks the continuation of a record breaking summer of betting on women’s sport. England earned their spot in the semi-final with a hard fought victory over France last Sunday, in a game that traded £2.5m on Betfair. So far, Betfair has traded over £30m on the tournament from over 50,000 customers, …

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Bookmakers shorten Tory odds as Labour comeback fades

With less than 24-hours to go until polling stations open, UK bookmakers have shortened the odds on a Conservative Party UK 2017 General Election ‘majority victory’. This morning Paddy Power Politics, detailed that it had cut its ‘Tory Majority’ price from 1/4 to 2/9. Furthermore, the bookmaker has drifted Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn’s chances of becoming PM to 4/1, having …

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Bookies Corner – By POPular Demand – Eurovision 2017

Europe’s live pan-continental pop contest ‘Eurovision’ will be broadcast this Saturday night to an expected audience of +300 million.  SBC gets the bookies low-down in what may be the most interesting TV/novelty market in sports betting. Bookies reveal what makes a great Eurovision contender, how politics and culture can affect the song contest and whether Britain pop’s standing will be the …

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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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