Tag Archives: Katie Baylis

Punters backing the Blues for historic campaign

Manchester City’s scintillating start to the season has left punters with renewed optimism that the Blues could be in for a memorable campaign. Pep Guardiola’s side have already booked their place in the second round of the Champions League and have cruised to an eight point lead at the top of the Premier League, whilst retaining an undefeated record. Betfair’s …

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Betfair: Punters putting faith in Eubank Jr’s outright chances

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The format of the World Boxing Super Series means that the ultimate prize for the victor of Saturday’s bout between Chris Eubank Jr and Avni Yildirim, is a potential semi-final clash with George Groves. The series is made up of two explosive eight man tournaments from the super-middleweight and cruiserweight divisions, not only providing boxing fans with a plethora of …

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No Joke! Bookmakers slash odds on PM May’s 2017 exit

Closing this week’s ‘2017 Conservative Party Conference’ in Manchester, there would be no blazing comeback for PM Theresa May. Ahead of delivering her headline speech, The Tory PR spin machine had detailed that PM May’s keynote would unite the cabinet following its post-election divisions and also appeal to Britain’s young. However, delivering a limp speech in which May was hindered …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner –  Increasing the betting value of international football

In an effort to eradicate mundane friendlies from international football, UEFA has announced that it plans on introducing a new international tournament called the Nations League. Should the tournament, which will run alongside Euro 2020 qualifiers elevate the levels of fan interest in international breaks as intended, it could also serve to heighten the value of international breaks as a …

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Betfair Politics – Punters not backing March 2019 EU Exit

Yesterday’s passing of the ‘EU Withdrawal Bill’ by the House of Commons may represent the clearing of a major Brexit hurdle for PM Theresa May, however, Betfair Politics informs that the UK public remain sceptical of the country leaving the European Union by the target deadline of 29 March 2019. The Bill which aims to repeal a number of provisions …

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Betfair – Major money comes in for underdog McGregor after late rule change

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Betfair has revealed that the unwavering faith of punters in Conor McGregor earning a monumental victory has led to the odds on the Irishman dramatically shortening. Eight days out from the biggest boxing event in recent memory, the odds on McGregor defeating the man widely regarded as the most talented fighter of the 21st century, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather are as …

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Mayweather vs McGregor breaks Betfair betting records

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With 19 days until the opening bell of the most anticipated boxing event in recent memory, Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather vs ‘The Notorious’ Conor McGregor has already smashed betting records. Betfair has revealed that betting on the bout has already surpassed the £10m mark, making it the biggest boxing event in Betfair history. The previous record was £8.9m, set in 2015 when …

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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 – Labour shortens odds, but all markets point to Tory victory on 8 June

With just ten days to go until the UK hits the 2017 General Election polling stations on 8 June, Betfair Politics reports that it has recorded £22 million traded across its ‘UK 2017’ Exchange betting markets. The Labour Party which started its campaign being given the longest ever opposition odds of a General Election victory at 18/1, is now priced at …

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Betfair – La La Land 5/4 to break Oscars ‘most wins’ record

As Hollywood’s A-list prepares for the 89th Academy Awards this Sunday night, movie insiders are pondering whether Damien Chazelle’s romantic musical comedy ‘La La Land’ will break the ‘most Oscars won by a movie’ record. La La Land a film described as a ‘love letter’ to classic Hollywood productions, has equalled the most Oscar nominations record set by ‘Titanic’ (1997) …

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