Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

William Hill prices Cameron at 5/2 for ‘June Step Down’

As David Cameron faces the most significant week of his leadership term, with the UK heading for its EU Referendum next Thursday (23 June). Bookmaker William Hill has shortened the odds to 5/2 on Cameron standing down as PM before the end of June. Cameron has publically stated that he will remain as UK PM, regardless of Thursday’s Euro Referendum …

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William Hill – Heightened media coverage sees Michael Gove backed to be next Tory leader

William Hill has shortened the odds on Michael Gove becoming the next Conservative Party leader from 20/1 to 4/1 second favourite behind former London Mayor Boris Johnson. Gove and Johnson have become the Tory party faces of the ‘BREXIT’ campaign, arguing in favour of Britain leaving the European Union in the upcoming referendum on 23 June. At the forefront of …

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Obama’s intervention sees Boris’ Brexit bashed by bettors

Despite the hubbub which preceded it the EU referendum campaign only officially got underway on Friday 15th April, but it was a certain US President’s input which has had perhaps the greatest effect on betting.  Barack Obama issued something of a warning regarding the difficulty of trade deals between the US and Britain should Brexit go ahead. He stated that deals would …

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Will the EU Referendum be history’s biggest political betting event?

With David Cameron confirming that the EU Referendum will take place as expected in June, on June 23rd to be precise, and with a reported 40% of voters still undecided, the bookmakers are predicting a flurry of betting on the event. Mayor of London Boris Johnson announced at the weekend that “after a huge amount of heartache” he has opted to …

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William Hill – Corbyn Labour victory clobbers UK Bookmakers

William Hill has stated that Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour leadership victory, has hit UK bookmakers for millions of pounds. Alerting the UK media this weekend, William Hill stated that Corbyn had achieved the biggest UK political gamble ever. An unprecedented campaign which saw far-left Corbyn as a 200/1 leadership outsider in May, caught momentum with Labour party members and powerful trade …

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