Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Smarkets customer pockets £165k as Trump defies election odds

Smarkets betting exchange has revealed that one of its customers pocketed £165,000 after successfully trading on the US presidential race. Having been given just a 10% chance of success midway through the election night, Republican candidate Donald Trump secured victory in the race to the White House after a shock victory in Wisconsin put him over the required 270 electoral college …

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Paddy Power counts the costs of its early Clinton payout

Paddy Power has suffered its biggest ever political payout, after being hit for over $4.5 million by customers who backed Donald Trump to become the 45th US President. The Irish bookmaker is counting the costs of its decision to pay out £800,000 on a Hillary Clinton victory back in October. Aided by the reopened FBI investigation into Clinton’s use of …

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£150,000 Clinton bet on William Hill in record-breaking election

A London-based telephone client for William Hill has staked £150,000 on democrat candidate Hillary Clinton to win the US Election. Clinton is going into US Election polling day as the 1/5 red hot favourite on William Hill (83% chance), while Donald Trump is offered at 7/2 (22%). Graham Sharpe of William Hill, said: “The US Election campaign has smashed all …

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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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Trump will win majority of States but it’s Hillary for President

According to spread betting firm Sporting Index Donald Trump is on course to win the majority of States but he’ll ultimately fail in his presidency bid.   Following the further revelations about her email usage and public revelation of the FBI investigation, Hillary Clinton is now predicted to win fewer states than Trump but still become the 45th president of the …

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Paddy Power sweats over Hillary payout as Trump recovers!

Paddy Power the only bookmaker to have paid out early on Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 US Election, has admitted to having severe doubts regarding its generous decision. On 19 October the bookmaker closed its US 2016 market, paying out approximately £800,000 on a Clinton victory. However, following Clinton’s ‘email scandal’ reappearing on the US Election agenda, Donald Trump has …

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William Hill – Trump Bandwagon rolls in final week of campaigning

Following this weekend’s update by FBI Director James Comey, that the bureau would reopen its investigation of Hillary Clinton’s emails whilst the Democrat candidate served as Secretary of State (2009-2013). With just one week of campaigning remaining in the 2016 US Election, bookmaker William Hill has moved to lengthen Clintons Presidency odds from 1/9 to 2/7, giving the Democrat a …

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Betfair targets + £100 million US Election trading

While Hillary Clinton remains a clear favourite to win the 2016 US Election, trading at 1.21 on the Betfair Exchange (82% chance of winning). Betfair today revealed that the Democrats are faltering in the key ‘swing states’ of Florida, Iowa and Ohio. Detailing market insight on individual state outcomes, Betfair’s trading team revealed that the Democrats have seemingly lost their …

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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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‘A Woman’s Place is in the White House!’ Paddy Power pays out on Hillary Presidency

Paddy Power has taken the bold step of becoming the first bookmaker to payout on Hillary Clinton winning the 2016 US Election. Closing its ‘US Election’ market, Paddy Power announced that it had cashed out £800,000 in winning bets placed on the Democrat candidate. The bookmaker makes its gutsy call despite Donald Trump being currently priced at 5/1 to win …

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