Is Bez going to be the next MP for Salford?

Ladbrokes quote the former Happy Mondays dancer and now political activist at 25/1 to win the Salford & Eccles seat at the general election There will be hundreds of Independent candidates running at the next election. The vast majority of them will get under 5% and lose their deposit. There are only two examples of genuine Indies … Read moreIs Bez going to be the next MP for Salford?

Top five betting moves following the Euro elections

1. UKIP go from 7/2 to 11/4 to win the Newark by-election. They “won” the seat in European votes, and that has livened up a market which was beginning to assume that the Tories would win easily. 2. Nick Clegg shortens into 4/1 to be ditched as Liberal Democrat leader before the general election. Personally, I don’t think it’s all that … Read moreTop five betting moves following the Euro elections

Betting markets beat pollsters in Euro elections.

Are the betting markets more accurate guides to election results than pollsters? In this instance, yes they were. The Ladbrokes figure is based on our last percentage lines for each party, which you could have bet at either 5/6 over or under. The pollsters are their respective last published poll and the figures are just … Read moreBetting markets beat pollsters in Euro elections.