Tag Archives: Pascal Lemesre

Smarkets revels in record breaking Grand National

Smarkets has revealed that last Saturday’s Randox Health Grand National broke the Smarkets record for most trading volume on a single event. The previous record was set at last year’s National, when a total of £44.5m was traded on the world’s most famous horse race. This time around, the Smarkets exchange had £57.4m of volume across all its National markets, …

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SBC Bookies’ Corner – The World in 2018

SBC’s final Bookies’ Corner of 2017 looks at the year ahead, and what bookmakers believe will dominate the public’s agenda and interest. As we finish year 1 of Brexit negotiations and the Trump Administration, will 2018 deliver another rollercoaster ride for punters and bookmaker markets…SBC gets the bookies lowdown on 2018? __________________________ SBC: Will the UK continue to be a …

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Bookmaker’s favour Macron as French ‘Run-Off’ favourite

Following this Sunday’s first round ballot, the 2017 French General Election will be decided by two outsiders as centrist Emmanuel Macron and far-right populist Marie Le Pen battle in the deciding 2nd round of voting on 7 May. Updating markets, the majority of bookmakers’ have priced Macron as firm 1/8 favourite (implied 90% chance of winning). Pollsters and commentators believe …

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Pascal Lemesre – Smarkets – The fairest of them all…

Smarkets is looking to change the public’s perception of the gambling industry. From its home overlooking St Katharine Docks the company has enjoyed a fruitful few years. It recently placed 12th in Inc’s 5000 Europe of the continent’s fastest growing companies. Its focus is on a sleek and simplistic customer experience (which includes a flat 2% commission) and the way the …

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