Tag Archives: Ladbrokes politics

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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SBC Bookies Corner: Grab’em by the Midterms

Billed as the most important midterm elections in modern US history, this 6 November US states decide their representatives for the House & Senate. Can the Democrats secure their much desired ‘Blue Wave’, or have polls underestimated President Trump yet again? Furthermore, will Midterms 2018 showcase the lead cast for the US  2020 General Election… SBC gets the bookies lowdown!   …

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Ladbrokes Politics offers the Buzz on Hammond’s budget

Ahead of the tomorrow’s National Budget presented by UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond, Ladbrokes Politics has launched its ‘Buzzword Bingo’ market. On Wednesday lunchtime, the UK prepares for the Chancellor’s annual speech at Commons, with Ladbrokes pricing up its special ‘Exchequer Budget Buzzword Bingo’ market, in which the bookmaker details that ‘Brexit’ at 1/3 will be the most …

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SBC Bookies Corner – Facing Reality…Brexit & Betting Markets

Having triggered Article 50, The UK enters a new political landscape as it negotiates its withdrawal from the European Union. Setting a two-year target for EU exit, Brexit has been labelled the most important UK political mandate of modern times.   Fraught with risks and intriguing political contexts, SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ asks industry stakeholders how political betting markets will be …

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Betting industry asks…How long can President Trump last?

With President-Elect Donald Trump taking full US Presidential duties on 20 January (inauguration date), bookmakers are wondering whether ‘The Donald’ will survive a full four-year term as leader of the United States of America.   Trump who yesterday gave his first official press conference as President-Elect, having won the US Election on 8 November reemphasized to the world’s media that …

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The US 2016 Presidential Election – A Betting Story

The odds for Donald Trump, which started out at 150/1, fell to 10/11 as The Donald became the bookmakers’ favourite for the next POTUS for the first time at around 3am (GMT) this morning. By 6.30am (GMT) it was as good as over. Trump had 248 electoral votes (to Clinton’s 218) with only 22 more needed. In his speech delivered …

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Who’ll be the next UN Secretary General?

History is being made at the United Nations at present with contenders aiming to become the next UN Secretary General by making their pitch in front of the General Assembly. The selection process is also being live streamed via the UN site. The question of who’ll succeed Ban Ki-moon is something of a momentous occasion as the South Korean has …

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