Tag Archives: Bernie Sanders

Smarkets: Biden gets his ‘Michigan sweep’ as Trump maintains Presidency lead

As the US gears up for election season, betting exchange Smarkets has suggested that Democratic front-runner Joe Biden has a 45% chance of becoming the next US president. Following a key victory in Michigan, Biden has successfully closed the gap with Donald Trump who is now trading at 51% to gain a second term. Currently trading at 93% to become …

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Smarkets: Biden clear DNC leader after remarkable comeback

Winning 10 of 14 states in Super Tuesday’s DNC Primary sees former US Vice President Joe Biden achieve a remarkable campaign turnaround. Updating all US 2020 markets, betting exchange Smarkets has priced Biden as current market leader (1.17), giving Uncle Joe an 85% chance of winning the DNC ticket. A Biden comeback proved to be yet another ‘Super Tuesday surprise’, …

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Punters turn on Bernie as Uncle Joe gets Super Tuesday bounce 

Bookmakers have reported that US political markets are radically changing ahead of tonight’s crucial Super Tuesday vote, in which 14 states will cast their official nominations to lead the Democratic Party’s US 2020 Presidential campaign. This afternoon, Betfair reported that frantic trading on its Exchange has seen former Vice President Joe Biden overtake Bernie Sanders. The campaign for Biden, who …

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Bookies Corner – Super Tuesday holds no foregone conclusions

US media predicts a ‘Bernie Blowout’ as 14 states head to the polls in a critical ‘Super Tuesday’ (3 March) Democratic Party primary vote. Nevertheless, bookmakers believe that ‘primary season’ still holds plenty of twists, turns and unknowns as a divided DNC chooses its leader to dethrone Donald Trump’s Presidency.    SBC gets the bookies lowdown as a vital stage …

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Smarkets – Dismal TV outing lengthens Bloomberg’s DNC odds

Tracking the US Democratic Party leadership race, Smarkets Politics predicts that there will be ‘no Bloomberg Surprise’ as the DNC Primary heads towards its make-or-break ‘Super Tuesday’ ballot on Tuesday 3 March. This Wednesday billionaire Michael Bloomberg, who has reportedly spent $500 million on campaign advertising, made his TV debut in Las Vegas challenging DNC 2020 suitors. The TV debate …

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Betfair shortens Trump re-election odds following Iowa chaos

A turbulent week of US political drama has seen the Betfair Exchange shorten the odds on Donald Trump maintaining his Presidency, with odds trading at an all-time low of 8/11. Betfair Politics details that Trump has benefitted from his acquittal by the Senate, which refused to advance impeachment hearings on alleged interference of Ukraine funds by the US 45th President. …

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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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Michael Garforth & Aidan Nutbrown – Sporting Index – Political betting in the USA

With the outspoken and divisive Donald Trump still leading the Republican candidacy polls ahead of the US Primaries in February, many are taking a keener interest than they ordinarily would in this year’s race for the White House. Despite his lead in the polls, many are refusing to believe Trump will actually become president and betting exchange Matchbook has already …

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Matchbook – Brit punters back Trump to lose US 2016 Elections

With a year to go to the US presidential election, Hillary Clinton stands out as the clear favourite among UK bettors to secure the Democratic party candidacy and to win the race to The White House. Matchbook.com punters in the UK have put their money where their opinions are, placing eight times the amount of money on Clinton compared to …

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