Tag Archives: Nigel Farage

Winning Post – UK Politics Wheel of Fortune spins again…

Industry strategic consultancy Regulus Partners kick starts the week by assessing the potential impacts of the UK General Election (12 December) on betting incumbents and stakeholders. UK: First thoughts on UK’s Snap General Election  Rules, it seems, are there to be broken. Despite the passing of the Fixed Term Parliaments Act 2011 (which sought to establish General Elections on a …

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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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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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