Tag Archives: Patrick Flynn

Bookies Corner: Fractious Eurovision is the spark to reignite entertainment markets

A year after its postponement, the Eurovision Finals return this Saturday  (22 May), with European broadcasters anticipating a record-breaking audience for Europe’s live international pop contest. SBC gets the lowdown on what may well be the bookies most difficult market to price, factoring live contestants’ performances, controversial judging, cultural bias and as always Europe’s conflicting political relationships.  _________________________ SBC: Following …

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Bookies Corner: No hiding from Super Thursday’s electorate judgement

Tomorrow, the electorate of England, Scotland and Wales will head to the polls for critical local and national elections that will shed light on the faultlines running through UK politics in the wake of Britain leaving the EU and a year of the COVID-19 pandemic…  The outcome of ‘Super Thursday’ results will be consequential with regards to PM Boris Johnson …

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Smarkets: Punters’ confidence in Brexit deal slips to 69%

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With the deadline for a Brexit deal fast approaching, the possibility of Boris Johnson reaching an agreement with the European Union appears to be slipping away according to Smarkets. According to the betting exchange, a ‘no deal Brexit’ appears to be more likely with 69% of punters backing the possibility of a trade deal, compared to 90% last week, as …

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Smarkets – Biden takes clear lead of frantic US 2020

Smarkets has issued a ‘post-election day update’ on ongoing US 2020 developments following a rollercoaster 48-hours of trading on its betting exchange, as US swing states continue to count mail-in votes to conclude a divisive Presidential race. A night of high drama saw all pre-election polls trashed, as US 2020 chose to follow no intended script, instead putting electorate and …

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