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Betfair – Trump hits lowest Exchange price as US Election market hits £39 million

Updating its ‘US National Election’ market, Betfair has detailed that Republican candidate Donald Trump has hit his ‘lowest exchange’ price at 2.9. The Betfair exchange now gives Trump a 34% chance of winning the US Election on 8 November. In favour of Trumps White House quest, last week Hilary Clinton had to pause her presidential campaign temporarily due to illness. …

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Brexit breaks betting records but bettors left shocked

Many woke up in shock today as it was announced that the British public had voted for a Brexit. It was a historic day for bookmakers as it was for UK politics, with the amount of trading on the day saw the event reach a political betting highs. The Betfair Exchange EU Referendum market reached a record £127m of traded …

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Betfair states that Brexit will break £50m barrier

With ‘Remain’ currently trading at a 77% chance and with just 13 days to go, Betfair’s ‘Brexit’ market is set to trade £50 million and in doing so make political betting history.  The EU referendum market has seemingly captured the attention of Betfair customers. There have been tens of thousands of individual trades ranging from £2 to £315,000 showing that …

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Bookies Corner – Eurovision 2016 – More than a song contest!

Eurovision, a live pan-continental pop contest with a viewership of + 250 million which sees national audiences vote on their favourite performers, may well be betting’s most exciting novelty market! Ahead of this Saturday’s live final, SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ delves into the market intricacies of Eurovision 2016. Getting the full low-down from: Mirio Mella – Customer Engagement Manager- Pinnacle Sports Ed Nicholson  – Head …

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Betfair – Trump hits lowest odds for US Presidency victory

Trump, Next President

Following the announcement that Republican Presidential nominee candidates Ted Cruz and John Kasich had conceded GOP party representation to Donald J Trump, Betfair’s online exchange has recorded its lowest price on ‘Trump taking the White House’! The Betfair exchange currently prices the controversial New Yorker at 3.7 to become the next US President. At current market pricing Betfair detailed that …

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Betfair’s ‘Brexit’ market on course to break political records

Betfair’s ‘Brexit’ market has exploded into life this week with just under £4m matched between customers in the last seven days, bringing the total traded in the market to £8m. ‘Remain’ has been backed into a heavy 2/5 favourite, with odds implying a 71% chance to win, whereas Brexit has weakened to a 12/5 outsider representing a 29% chance to win. …

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Betfair relaunches ‘Back Yourself’ campaign for the 2016 London Marathon

Betfair has relaunched its successful ‘Back Yourself’ campaign to mark the 2016 London Marathon.  As such anybody taking part should visit the site as it offers runners the chance to win money for their charity by betting on themselves to hit their target time. The site will be open to all participants from Wednesday 20th April until Saturday 25th April. There’s …

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Bookies’ Corner: Brexit – Will we stay or will we go?

This, the second in SBC’s new Bookies’ Corner series, sees the experts from the world of betting hash out the EU Referendum and whether there’ll be a Brexit.  It has been speculated that Brexit may become the biggest political betting event in history. Political betting has been gaining popularity in recent times with the Scottish Referendum breaking records, and this …

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Betfair – New Hampshire Primary sees Trump re-emerge as favourite

Following a poor showing at Iowa in the initial primary on February 2nd the odds for Donald Trump to win rose as high as 6/1. The tables have turned once more however after the businessman turned politician stormed the Republican primary at New Hampshire on February 9th with a landslide victory. Ted Cruz enjoyed an unexpected victory at Iowa but is now …

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Betfair launches ‘UnSpin’ app the political jargon buster

With the political campaigning and inevitable spin hotting up,Betfair has created ‘Unspin it’, an app designed to unpick the political language of misdirection and misinformation. Betfair’s ‘Unspin it’ app light-heartedly solves the problem by using a three stage process allowing consumers to choose the topics they want to hear about from specific politicians. A fruit machine style device appears with 3 …

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