As the dust settles on what has been a very bad night for Labour, the focus has already switched onto who will be elected as the new leader of the party. William Hill have Keir Starmer as their 7/4 favourite but the next five in the betting are all female candidates. The biggest mover of the day has been Jess Phillips who is 7/1 from 12/1 with Rebecca Long-Bailey also proving popular at 5/2.
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At 1/8 the latest odds from William Hill suggest that Ben Stokes is all but certain to win the BBCSPOTY. In fact Hills are so confident that Stokes will win that they have opened betting without him which looks a very competitive market with Dina Asher-Smith offered at 5/4 and Alun Wyn-Jones who is a 9/4 Shot.
Bookmakers William Hill can report a surprise move for Emma Barton to win Strictly Come Dancing and as a result they have slashed her odds from 10/3 to 9/4.
Native River will need to be supplemented for the King George VI on boxing day but that has not stopped punters backing him at 14/1 to win the big race. Hills currently have join 9/4 favourites in Lostintranslation & Cyrname, whilst last year’s victor Clan des Obeaux is the 9/2 third favourite.
Freddie Ljungberg’s odds of becoming the next Arsenal manager have been cut from 11/1 to 5/1 in the aftermath of the Gunners comeback win against West Ham on Monday night.
William Hill can report that the Conservative momentum of the last week has hit the skids after a bad day in the office for Boris Johnson. As a result the price of a Conservative Majority has drifted from 1/4 to 3/10 and No Overall Majority is offered at 11/4.
There was a shock victory last night on I’m A Celebrity after 4/1 outsider Jacqueline Jossa was crowned Queen of the jungle. “Andy Whyment was the red hot favourite and we cannot believe that the market has got it so wrong,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams. “This will go down as one of our best ever reality TV results.”
The latest weather forecast for General Election day is wet and windy and William Hill are predicting that voter turnout will be low, as a result. Hills are offering 5/6 that less than 67% turnout. “Although not snow the forecast is truly terrible, which could well deter all but the hardiest of voters,” said William Hill spokesman Rupert Adams.
After announcing that he was going for a second Christmas Number One, William Hill have immediately installed LadBaby as the 3/1 favourite to land this year’s festive top spot.