Tag Archives: UKIP

Triggered… Paddy Power suspends UK General Election markets

Updating its UK political markets, Paddy Power becomes the first bookmaker to suspend wagering on a UK 2019 General Election being triggered, following news that Prime Minister Boris Johnson has called for a senior cabinet meeting later this afternoon. Commenting on market trading, Paddy Power details that odds on a General Election being officially announced had fallen from 2/5 this …

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Paddy Power – Farage ‘breakaway party’ may lead to death of UKIP

The Mail on Sunday has revealed that Nigel Farage may return to UK politics by launching a new UKIP ‘breakaway party’, should the controversial anti-Islam campaigner Anne-Marie Waters win the party’s leadership. Farage states that ‘UKIP would be finished’ should current bookies’ 10/11 favourite Waters become the leader of the hard-line conservative and anti-EU party. Updating its UK political markets, Paddy …

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William Hill – UK awaits landscape changing by-election results

With the crucial constituency by-elections of Stoke-on-Trent Central (Staffordshire) and Copeland (Cumbria) taking place tomorrow, William Hill politics believes that the results may set the agenda for the future of UK politics. Updating its by-election markets, William Hill details that political punters are speculating that the results could spark a change of leader for different parties and even mark a …

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Betfair – UKIP backed for victory in ‘Labour Heartland’ of Stoke

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has been backed to ‘around even money’ on the Betfair Exchange to win the Stoke Central by-election, doubling UKIP’s parliamentary representation to 2 MPs. Updating its ‘Stoke By-Election’ market, Betfair politics informed that UKIP had traded as low as 1.98 in a constituency renowned as ‘Labour Heartland’. The by-election, which was called after incumbent Labour MP …

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William Hill offers 8/1 on Farage UKIP comeback

This week’s shock resignation of UKIP leader Diane James following just 18 days at the helm of the party, has seen Nigel Farage return to steady the ship acting as ‘interim UKIP leader’. Updating its ‘UKIP leadership’ market, bookmaker William Hill has moved to price Farage at 8/1 to permanently replace James, who resigned declaring that she did not ‘have …

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Diane James favourite as UKIP keeps the Woolfe from the party door

With the short priced favourite, Steven Woolfe, now out of the running after missing the nomination deadline by a reported 17 minutes, candidate Diane James has taken his place as the 1/3 odds-on favourite to replace Nigel Farage.   A UKIP party spokesperson said of the decision: “By a clear majority of NEC members Steven Woolfe MEP’s application was considered to be ineligible …

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UKIP Evans backs Leadsom with £500 Star Sports charity wager

Prominent UKIP leadership candidate Suzanne Evans has put party politics on hold and backed Andrea Leadsom’s bid to become Conservative party leader.  Evans accepted a free £500 charity bet from Star Sports and backed Leadsom at odds of 5/2. All the winnings will go to Lipoedema UK, a charity that Evans has run since 2011. Evans said of the news: “I’m …

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Tonybet – Tony Guoga takes on Farage with €1 million ‘REMAIN’ bet

Lithuanian-Australian businessman and Member of the European Parliament Antanas Guoga (Tony Guoga) has challenged UKIP leader Nigel Farage to a €1 million bet on Britain remaining in the European Union. Guoga the owner of European online betting operator Tonybet.com (Tonybet), made the challenge this morning as his firm declared that it would guarantee the best market price on LEAVE (BREXIT) …

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William Hill – High Rollers favour UK ‘Remain’ vote

Detailing wagering insight on its UK ‘EU Referendum’ market, William Hill has revealed that its ‘High Rollers’ favour a ‘Remain’ outcome on 23 June. This week saw the majority of bookmakers shorten their odds on a UK ‘Leave’ vote to 2/1, offering the shortest price on the outcome since the market opened. Fighting for their cause, pro-Leave camps have stated …

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Significant market activity sees UK bookmakers slash odds on EU Referendum ‘Leave’ vote

Bookmakers believe that the outcome of the UK ‘EU Referendum’ (23 June) is set to go down to the wire as ‘Leave’ and ‘Remain’ camps enter their final weeks of public campaigning.   Just as ‘Leave’ had reached its longest odds, with the majority of UK bookmakers pricing the outcome at 7/1. This week bookmakers have moved to slash the …

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