Tag Archives: Brexit

Next President market trading set to surpass Brexit on Betfair

Betfair has said that its Next President market is set to become the most traded it has ever seen, even surpassing the Brexit vote. By 6 November, approximately $130 million had been traded on the winner of the presidential race between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump. This figure is in comparison to roughly $50 on the equivalent market in …

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William Hill – Trump could be a new Brexit

Trump, Next President

Ahead of the third and final US Presidential Debate (University of Nevada), UK bookmaker William Hill has slashed its odds on Donald Trump becoming the 45th President of the United States from 11-2 to 4-1. Updating its ‘2016 US Election’ market, William Hill stated that the betting patterns were reminiscent of those seen in the lead up to the UK …

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William Hill – Brexit will happen In 2019…Probably!

Returning from her summer holidays in the Swiss Alps, UK Prime Minister Theresa May has again reiterated to her cabinet that ‘Brexit means Brexit’. Facing growing scepticism regarding the Conservative Party’s ability to negotiate a successful withdrawal from the European Union, May and her cabinet are expected to present the public with an initial Brexit update. The Conservative Party has …

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BOS Speaker Profile: Paul Leyland – Regulus Partners: Brexit & Beyond

Paul Leyland, Founding Partner at industry advisors Regulus Partners, will open the ‘Betting on Sports’ Conference (15-16 September, Grange Tower Bridge Hotel London) detailing the potential impacts of BREXIT on betting stakeholders and the sector’s value chain. With the betting industry likely to face internal and external conflicts, Leyland details the demands governance, and leadership will likely face in testing …

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May appoints ‘loyalist’ Karen Bradley as Secretary of Culture, Media & Sport

New UK Prime Minister Theresa May has appointed Karen Bradley as the new Secretary of Culture, Media & Sport replacing John Whittingdale who will no longer hold a Conservative Party cabinet position. Bradley, the former Home Office minister has been described as a ‘May Loyalist’, and will now lead the Department for Culture Media & Sports (DCMS) ensuring UK media …

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No BREXIT fears as GVC Holdings posts strong H1 2016 performance

GVC Holdings (GVC) this morning published its half-year trading results (period ending 30 June), detailing a strong H1 performance for both GVC and acquired bwin.party brands which achieved double-digit growth on a constant currency basis. Updating the market, GVC detailed that pro-forma Net Gaming Revenues (NGR) had reached €439 million, up 8% (H1-2015: €407 million). Detailing individual brand performance, GVC …

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