Tag Archives: Boris Johnson

Winning Post – The current state of the Australian market

Regulus Partners, the strategic consultancy focused on international gambling and related industries, gives an insight into some of the key developments in the gambling industry as part of its ‘Winning Post’ column. Australia: market development – the state they’re in The Australian betting market was significantly rearranged this week, with William Hill bowing out and Stars becoming an important player. New …

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Paddy Power – Brexit Chaos could see May out in the cold this March

Prime Minister Theresa May, faces threats from all sides, as she tries to negotiate the UK’s breakaway from the European Union. This week’s release of the first draft of the EU’s Brexit agreement with the UK was supposed to mark a breakthrough for PM May’s negotiating team. Instead it appears that May is on a collision course with Brussels, as …

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Out by April… Betfair makes drastic cut to Theresa’s resignation odds

Betfair Politics has drastically reduced the odds on PM Theresa May departing 10 Downing Street in 2018, as Conservative Party rifts continue to rock the government’s Brexit negotiations strategy. The Times has reported that high-ranking Tory donors have demanded that May resign, due to her ‘tortoise approach to delivering Brexit’. PM May is currently visiting China, seeking to discuss future trade …

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Paddy Power shortens odds on 2018 UK General Election as PM May faces party revolt

The pressure is mounting on embattled UK Prime Minister Theresa May, as Brexit negotiations head towards collapse, and rumours surface of a potential Conservative Party revolt against her leadership. Last week, the European Union’s Chief Negotiator Michel Barnier gave the UK government a two-week deadline in which to ‘clarify its stance on financial obligations and EU citizens’ rights’. Barnier warned the …

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Paddy Power – Boris delivers at conference but still faces the sack

UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson pledged his loyalty to Theresa May as Prime Minister and leader of the Tories, during a 30-minute speech at the ‘2017 Conservative Party Conference’ in Manchester. A number of political commentators believe that Johnson may have stolen PM May’s spotlight yet again, as later today she will deliver the conference’s closing speech ‘Building a Country …

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Paddy Power – Boris in the dock following repeat of ‘Brexit NHS claim’

Paddy Power Politics has installed UK Foreign Affairs Secretary Boris Johnson as the clear 11/4 market favourite to become the next Conservative cabinet minister to leave/resign from their post of duty. Johnson came under fire this weekend, following the publication of his Daily Telegraph opinion piece ‘My Vision for a Bold & Thriving Britain, enabled by Brexit’, in which the …

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#MoggMentum…Bookmakers cut odds on Jacob Rees-Mogg taking over Tory Party leadership

As Parliament heads towards its summer recess (20 July – 5 September), rumours swirl of a leadership contest for the divided and embattled Conservative Party. A cruel summer for PM Theresa May, who has made little to no progress on her Brexit mandate, has seen UK media report that Brexit secretary David Davis and foreign secretary Boris Johnson are seeking …

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Gamble Gone Wrong! Bookmakers readjust UK political markets following stunning Snap Election results

Bookmakers have moved to readjust their political betting markets, following the stunning results of the 8 June UK Snap General Election, which has been branded the ‘biggest miscalculation’ in modern UK political history. Last April PM Theresa May called for a June Snap Election, in order to increase her Parliamentary majority as the Conservative Government headed for crucial Brexit negotiations …

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William Hill – Boris favourite to depart Theresa’s ‘Gang of Four’

As New UK Prime Minister Theresa May officially announced her first cabinet, UK news sources and political commentators have been surprised at the PM’s top four picks. Labelling May’s senior appointments as the ‘Gang of Four’, the PM would announce Philip Hammond as Chancellor of the Exchequer, supported by Boris Johnson as Foreign Secretary with Amber Rudd securing Home Secretary. …

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Boris throws in the towel with May day now firm favourite

BetVictor has made current Home Secretary Theresa May its 2/5 favourite to be the next leader of the Conservative party after Boris Johnson sensationally ruled himself out of the race in a speech yesterday lunchtime.  That morning Justice Secretary Michael Gove, another Leave campaigner, had announced he would be standing and the odds proceeded to fluctuate amidst these confirmations. It came …

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