Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

Brexit Party tipped to gain majority as EU elections loom

With the UK European elections due to take place tomorrow, the newly-formed Brexit Party is tipped to gain the most seats with it being traded at 97 per cent on Smarkets. The eurosceptic party, fronted by Nigel Farage, has shaken up the market for the ‘most seats’ in the UK European elections. Smarkets detailed that while the party was originally …

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SBC Bookies Corner: European Elections – A Strange Affair…

Brexit delays see the UK electorate participate in next Thursday’s European Elections (23 May). With Conservative and Labour parties damaged by their handling of Brexit, does this ‘last UK-EU election’ point towards a new dawn for UK politics? Furthermore, what are the implications of any UK-EU election results – SBC gets the bookies lowdown… ______________ SBC: Both Conservative and Labour …

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Paddy Power – Farage ‘breakaway party’ may lead to death of UKIP

The Mail on Sunday has revealed that Nigel Farage may return to UK politics by launching a new UKIP ‘breakaway party’, should the controversial anti-Islam campaigner Anne-Marie Waters win the party’s leadership. Farage states that ‘UKIP would be finished’ should current bookies’ 10/11 favourite Waters become the leader of the hard-line conservative and anti-EU party. Updating its UK political markets, Paddy …

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Paddy Power appoints Nigel Farage as face of Trump recruitment

Nigel Farage

Paddy Power politics has announced Nigel Farage as the face of its recruitment drive to fill the vacant ‘Head of Trump Betting’ vacancy. The bookmaker revealed the move in a witty blog posted on 1 April, which led many to believe it was merely an April Fools joke. Confusion reigned supreme but Paddy Power have since confirmed that it’s deadly serious …

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Farage at 14/1 to be named Time Person of the Year

Paddy Power has put former UKIP leader and Brexiteer Nigel Farage in as a 14/1 shot to land the Time Person of the Year award. Farage has been shortlisted for Time Magazine’s prestigious award alongside the likes of US President-elect and new best friend Donald Trump, and pop music queen Beyonce. Each year Time Magazine gives the title to the person, group, …

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William Hill offers 8/1 on Farage UKIP comeback

This week’s shock resignation of UKIP leader Diane James following just 18 days at the helm of the party, has seen Nigel Farage return to steady the ship acting as ‘interim UKIP leader’. Updating its ‘UKIP leadership’ market, bookmaker William Hill has moved to price Farage at 8/1 to permanently replace James, who resigned declaring that she did not ‘have …

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Star Sports takes over historic Mayfair Deanery Street betting shop

Star Sports the ‘luxury bookmaker’ has opened its new betting shop in the heart of Mayfair, taking up residence in one of UK betting’s most iconic premises. The independent bookmaker takes over the BetVictor ‘Victor Chandler’ betting shop on Deanery Street, just metres away from the historic Dorchester Hotel on Park Lane. The Deanery Street shop is revered in UK …

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Tonybet – Nigel Farage turned down Tony’s €1 million charity bet

European bookmaker Tonybet has revealed that UKIP leader Nigel Farage did not accept Antanas Guoga’s (Tony Guoga) €1 million charity bet on Britain remaining in the European Union. The €1 million bet personally wagered by Guoga, would have capped off a victorious night for Farage as the ‘Leave’ camp won a nail-biting EU Referendum taking 52% of the votes. Guoga the …

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Bookmakers’ see night of high drama as Britain votes for BREXIT!

As British citizens hit polling stations yesterday, the UK ‘Remain’ camp were confident of victory as bookmakers priced the outcome at 1/6 at the close of polls. The low odds would give ‘Remain’ a 90% probability outcome, as ‘Leave’ drifted to between the 6/1 – 7/1 range. In the build-up to polling day, bookmakers William Hill and Ladbrokes had detailed …

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Tonybet – Tony Guoga takes on Farage with €1 million ‘REMAIN’ bet

Lithuanian-Australian businessman and Member of the European Parliament Antanas Guoga (Tony Guoga) has challenged UKIP leader Nigel Farage to a €1 million bet on Britain remaining in the European Union. Guoga the owner of European online betting operator Tonybet.com (Tonybet), made the challenge this morning as his firm declared that it would guarantee the best market price on LEAVE (BREXIT) …

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