Tag Archives: US Election

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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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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‘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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Sporting Index – Clinton would have a 40-point lead over Trump if Brits had a vote

Sporting Index has asked UK voters how they would cast a vote in the US presidential election and found that Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton has an extraordinary 40-point lead over her rival Donald Trump. The leading political spread betting firm commissioned pollsters Opinium and found that 52 per cent of UK voters would back Clinton, compared to just 12 per …

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Betfair Exchange hits £44 million on US 2016 Election ahead of live TV debates

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Updating its ‘US 2016 Presidential Election’ exchange market, Betfair has revealed that £2 million was traded this weekend ahead of tonight’s much-anticipated live TV debate between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump. To date the Betfair Exchange has recorded a total of £44 million traded on the 2016 US Election, surpassing the amount traded across all markets during the 2012 Presidential …

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Bookies’ Corner – America Awaits…Clinton vs Trump TV Showdown!

Next Monday New York will host the first ‘US Presidential’ TV debate. With nationwide US Election polls tightening, the race to the White House is expected to go down to the wire. SBC’s ‘Bookies Corner’ gets the lowdown on ‘Clinton Vs Trump,’ with just 45 days to go until America hits the polls (8 November), the US Election has become …

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Betfair – Trump hits lowest Exchange price as US Election market hits £39 million

Updating its ‘US National Election’ market, Betfair has detailed that Republican candidate Donald Trump has hit his ‘lowest exchange’ price at 2.9. The Betfair exchange now gives Trump a 34% chance of winning the US Election on 8 November. In favour of Trumps White House quest, last week Hilary Clinton had to pause her presidential campaign temporarily due to illness. …

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