Tag Archives: UK general election
- Paddy Power says Ed Miliband favorite to become Prime Minister, faces protest from resident over new betting shop
April 22, 2015
According to Irish betting operator Paddy Power, Labour leader Ed Miliband is the favorite to become Prime Minister after UK General Election on May 7th. Paddy puts odds on a Miliband premiership at 8/11 while rival David Cameron is at 11/10. Betting companies such as Betfair and Ladbrokes also made...
- UK bookmakers hoping for prolonged political chaos
May 10, 2010
The UK may be in the midst of political and financial turmoil but the bookmakers are more than happy to keep fiddling while Rome, or rather, London burns. If a coalition government between the Conservatives and the Liberal Democrats isn't agreed soon then stability-seeking investors will move on, abandoning the...
- Paddy Power pays out early on Conservative win
May 4, 2010
Paddy Power is playing the early pay-out card again, two days before the UK goes to vote, after deciding to pay all those punters who placed bets on David Cameron to be the next Prime Minister and the Conservatives to win the most seats in the General Election. With the...
- Nick Clegg leaves bookies sweating
April 19, 2010
Nick Clegg’s performance on the live TV debate last Thursday was so impressive that he has talked the Liberal Democrats into a shot at actually winning the general election: a 10/1 shot to be precise. Not bad considering they were a massive 200/1 longshot with Bodog on Thursday. Has Clegg...
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September 12, 2014
Maybe ball players shouldn’t talk politics
December 9, 2010