Constituency betting is now a huge part of the overall betting market on the general election. 2010 was the first time that any bookmaker priced up every seat and we’ve given it a go again for 2015. It’s quite hard for us bookies to make any money out of this. It is a very difficult … Read moreThe Top Five betting constituencies for 2015
Lord Ashcroft’s latest constituency polling contained some fascinating snapshots of some of the big betting seats, and has resulted in some major shifts in the odds. Thanet South; Farage in trouble The most newsworthy finding is that Nigel Farage is in second place behind the Tories in Thanet South. Punters had been piling into UKIP to win the … Read moreAshcroft polling shakes up constituency betting odds
The morning after last week’s Rochester and Strood by-election, we made the Tories 4/6 favourites to re-take the seat next May. Punters have been even more bullish and the Conservatives are now even stronger favourites, at 1/2, with UKIP drifting out to 6/4. According to our individual constituency prices, that means Rochester & Strood is … Read moreReckless likely to lose next May, say bookies
There’s been a bit of a gamble on the SNP to win the most seats in Scotland in next May’s general election. Available at 11/10 this morning, a rush of money has seen them move into 8/11 favourites. There hasn’t been any particularly new polling or news developments over the weekend that I am aware … Read moreSNP now favourites to win most Scottish seats.
Just taken £15k on Ed M to lead Labour into the election at 1/8. Looks like Klass is temporary, Ed is permanent in this case… — Alex Donohue (@LadsAlex) November 18, 2014 Yes, someone walked in to one of our shops in Sheffield yesterday and put £15,000 on Ed Miliband to remain as Labour leader until … Read moreHow to get a £15,000 bet on politics.