It has been a great day for the Conservative party with punters lumping on a Conservative majority. In fact the odds have collapsed from 11/10 to 4/5, with 91% of all bets for the Conservative party.
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William Hill are offering 5/6 that the Liberal Democrats win 40 or more seats at the General Election, although it is 7/4 that they win between 20-39 seats. Liberal Democrats will remember the Conservative/Lib Dem coalition with little or no affection and it is 25/1 that we see another coalition after the next Election.
For the first time in over two years William Hill make a Conservative majority (10/11) their most likely result at the next General Election.
William Hill have slashed the odds of a 2019 General Election from 9/4 to 4/5 as the Prime Minister backs himself into a corner.
Michael Gove has today insisted that the UK will leave the EU this month but the latest odds from William Hill suggest otherwise. It is 3/10 (77%) that the UK is still a member of the EU on 1st November and 5/2 that the UK has left.
It has been another difficult day for the Prime Minister after his vote was postponed and William Hill are now 1/3 that Article 50 will be extended after the October 31st deadline. Whilst it is 5/2 that the Deal is passed and the UK leave the EU on the 31st with a deal in place.
William Hill have cut the price of the Boris Johnson deal getting through Parliament from an original 9/4 to 5/4, although it is 4/7 to fail.
Time is no longer on Boris Johnson’s side and as a result the odds of a 2020 General Election, rather than 2019, have plummeted overnight from 5/4 to 8/11.
It has been a good few days for Boris Johnson and the chances of his team delivering a Brexit deal appear to have increased. Hills are now 1/8 (88%) that the UK leaves the EU in 2019 with an agreement in place, article 50 extended or article 50 revoked.