It’s official: This was the biggest political betting event of all time. Previously dominated by UK general elections and US Presidential races, the indyref turned out to be bigger than any of those. From the huge interest in our betting shops in Scotland to the staggering amounts matched on the exchanges, it’s clear that this … Read moreThe indyref betting review
Ladbrokes will have odds available on the referendum throughout the night until the result is declared (or I fall asleep). Here are the Press Associations estimated vote declaration times: If this is close, we’ll likely all be waiting for Glasgow. The latest Ladbrokes prices there make YES and NO joint favourites at 5/6. To help … Read moreNorth Lanarkshire could be the crucial early indyref result tonight.
I’ve been in Scotland for a couple of days. Most people who don’t follow the betting were very surprised that there was such a big discrepancy between the odds for YES and NO, given that the media are telling us that this is variously a “coin toss”, “on a knife-edge” or “too close to call”. Let’s … Read moreIf this is on a knife edge, why is YES 7/2?
After four polls on Saturday, the betting markets remained largely unchanged, continuing to give YES something under a 25% chance of victory. The last Saturday of the campaign saw the familiar pattern of Scottish based customers being more likely to back YES, but only just; English punters continued to side more strongly with a NO … Read moreScotland still betting on YES
We will be staging the @Ladbrokes #ReferendumRace next Monday on our #FREERACEDAY — MusselburghRaces (@MusselburghRace) September 8, 2014 That’s right. Ladbrokes and Musselburgh races are joining forces to sort this referendum out in equine form. A special two horse match race with Yes We Can battling it out against Neigh Thanks. We’re running the race at 1.40 on Monday, before the … Read moreThe Ladbrokes Referendum Race