Political Betting Specials: Latest Odds On Global Affairs

Political Betting Specials: Latest Odds On Global Affairs
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Political betting sites have a lot to focus on. Whether it’s sleaze at the top of Britain’s government, the spectre of Donald Trump looming over the White House, or the perpetual wrangling around Brexit.

Whereas you used to be able to bet solely on general elections, now there is a litany of markets available for punters.

Included in this are long-standing wagers on national elections across the world, the make-up of parliaments in the UK and further afield, and weird side bets that cover everything from the gender of the next president to what colour tie Emmanuel Macron will wear next.

When a new election is announced politics betting sites are swift to strike up a market, offering a wide range of odds on every outcome imaginable.

And there are some great side markets that also emerge, which often prove more profitable to punters than the obvious choices.

With that in mind, Gambling.com has collected the latest political betting specials from the UK’s best betting sites.

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Labour Minority

Despite the remarkable fall of Boris Johnson and his inevitable exit as UK prime minister, Labour are not on course to win a majority at the next general election. That is according to the bookmakers, who reckon a Conservative majority remains the most likely outcome at 5/2.

A Labour minority, however, is priced at 11/4. That suggests a 27% chance of Labour overseeing a minority government, which actually isn’t as outlandish as one might suspect.

After all, the Tories are currently split over who should be their next leader, and have recently sugared humbling by-election results.

Labour and the Liberal Democrats won’t admit it but agreeing not to stand candidates against Tories at the next election would likely see them conquer blue seats across the country.

Could Sir Keir Starmer secure a minority Labour government propped up by the Lib Dems? It’s certainly possible, especially with them leading by six points in the polls.

UK Politics - Overall Majority Odds
Friday 23rd September 2022
Bet365 BetVictor William Hill Ladbrokes Coral Unibet Paddy Power
 
% Chance
No Overall Majority 54.56% 4/5 5/6
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Labour Party 27.78% 12/5 13/5
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Conservative Party 26.67% 11/4 11/4
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No Overall Majority
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Lib Dems To Win 40 Seats

The Liberal Democrats, meanwhile, look on course to enjoy a successful next election. The party that last came to power as a slice of David Cameron’s coalition government in 2010, the Lib Dems have since fallen way out of favour with the electorate.

Not so much this year, with wins in Tiverton & Honiton and North Shropshire providing they can wrest blue seats off the Tories.

Nailing 40 seats would be a big ask for leader Sir Ed Davey. But at 2/1 William Hill evidently think the Lib Dems have a chance to greatly harm the Conservatives at the next election.


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Conservatives To Increase Majority

On the flip side, the recent Conservative leadership race has revealed that much of the country is still concerned with Brexit – and this could play into the Tories’ hands nicely.

The long delays at Dover to cross the channel, the perpetual arguments over Northern Ireland, and an energy crisis that is gripping Europe have all focused the minds of Brexiteer voters yet to be satisfied by how the government has implemented the 2016 referendum result.

Johnson won an 80-seat majority at the 2019 election on the basis he would “get Brexit done”. The UK has now left the EU but there are still issues to be dealt with.

Can the Conservatives use this never-ending saga over Brexit to rally support again at the next election? UK bookmakers reckon they’re 16/1 to increase Johnson’s majority. That’s a tough ask – especially if Labour and the Lib Dems team up. But if Brexit becomes the big voting issue once again then it is achievable.

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Ron DeSantis to be VP

Ron DeSantis is right now Donald Trump’s biggest rival to be the next US president. He is more likely to win the presidency in 2024 than incumbent Joe Biden – according to the odds – and the Florida governor isn’t hanging around.

He looks certain to challenge Trump for the Republican nomination. But with the Trump machine in full swing, he may have to make do with being the businessman’s vice president.

At 2/1 the bookies reckon he’s more likely to be VP under Trump than sitting in the Oval Office himself. But that’s still a good price for a figure who has only come to fruition since the 2020 election defeat.

2024 US Election Winner Odds
Friday 23rd September 2022
Bet365 BetVictor William Hill Ladbrokes Coral Unibet Paddy Power
 
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Donald Trump 22.22% 11/4 11/4 7/2
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Ron Desantis 22.22% 7/2 7/2 10/3
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Joe Biden 15.38% 11/2 5/1 9/2
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Kamala Harris 7.69% 11/1 12/1 12/1
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Gavin Newsom 5.88% 14/1 14/1 14/1
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Mike Pence 4.35% 22/1 16/1 16/1
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Pete Buttigieg 3.45% 22/1 20/1 28/1
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Nikki Haley 2.94% 33/1 25/1 25/1
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Michelle Obama 2.44% 33/1 40/1 33/1
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Dwayne Johnson 1.96% 50/1 40/1 50/1
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Mike Pompeo 1.96% 50/1 50/1 40/1
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John Hickenlooper 1.96%
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Elizabeth Warren 1.49% 66/1 40/1 40/1
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Hillary Clinton 1.49% 66/1 40/1 50/1
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Tim Kaine 1.49%
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66/1
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Bruce Springsteen 1.49%
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66/1
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Kristi Noem 1.23% 80/1 50/1 50/1
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Tom Cotton 0.99% 100/1 70/1 50/1
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66/1
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Alexandria Ocasio-cortez 0.99% 80/1 50/1 100/1
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Ted Cruz 0.99% 100/1 50/1 50/1
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Tucker Carlson 0.99% 100/1 50/1 50/1
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Gretchen Esther Whitmer 0.99% 80/1
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Candace Owens 0.99% 100/1 50/1 100/1
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Tim Scott 0.99% 100/1
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Stacy Abrams 0.99% 100/1 80/1 66/1
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Grant Cardone 0.99% 100/1
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Ben Carson 0.99% 100/1
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Michael Flynn 0.99% 100/1
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Mark Cuban 0.99% 100/1
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Glenn Youngkin 0.99% 100/1
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Tulsi Gabbard 0.99% 100/1
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Tim Ryan 0.99% 100/1
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Mike Dewine 0.99%
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Francis Suarez 0.99% 100/1
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Nancy Pelosi 0.99% 100/1
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Kevin Mccarthy 0.99% 100/1
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Mitt Romney 0.79% 125/1 100/1 100/1
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Lauren Boebert 0.79%
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125/1
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Dave Smith 0.79%
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Josh Hawley 0.66% 150/1 50/1 100/1
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Marsha Blackburn 0.66% 150/1
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Joe Manchin 0.66% 100/1 40/1 150/1
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Cory Booker 0.66% 150/1 80/1 66/1
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Ivanka Trump 0.66% 150/1 80/1 66/1
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Andrew Yang 0.66% 150/1 100/1 100/1
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Charlie Baker 0.66% 150/1
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Amy Jean Klobuchar 0.66% 150/1
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Donald Trump Jr 0.66% 150/1
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Eric Adams 0.66% 150/1
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Mike Bloomberg 0.66% 150/1
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Larry Hogan 0.66% 150/1
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Oprah Winfrey 0.66% 150/1 125/1
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John Ossoff 0.66% 150/1
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Marco Rubio 0.66% 150/1 100/1 100/1
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Bernie Sanders 0.66% 150/1 100/1 150/1
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Dan Crenshaw 0.66% 150/1 100/1 150/1
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Megan Markle 0.66% 150/1
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O Rourke Beto 0.66% 150/1
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Chris Christie 0.66% 150/1
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Bruce Campbell 0.66% 150/1
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James Dimon 0.66% 150/1
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Lebron James 0.66% 150/1
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Kirsten Gillibrand 0.66% 150/1
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Lara Trump 0.66% 150/1
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Bill Maher 0.66% 150/1
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Steve Lodge 0.66% 150/1
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Jon Stewart 0.66% 150/1
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Al Gore 0.66% 150/1
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Eric Garcetti 0.66% 150/1
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John Fetterman 0.66% 150/1
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Roy Cooper 0.66% 150/1
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Jerry Jones 0.66% 150/1
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Caroline Kennedy 0.66% 150/1
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Pat Toomey 0.66%
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James David Vance 0.66% 150/1
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Tammy Duckworth 0.50% 150/1
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Paul Ryan 0.50% 150/1 125/1 100/1
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Rick Scott 0.50% 200/1
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John Kasich 0.50% 200/1
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Ayanna Pressley 0.50% 200/1
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Greg Abbott 0.50% 200/1
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Kanye West 0.50% 200/1
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Jeff Bezos 0.50% 150/1
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James Daniel Jordan 0.50% 200/1
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Ben Sasse 0.50% 200/1
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Liz Cheney 0.50% 100/1
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Susan Collins 0.50% 200/1
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Rand Paul 0.50% 200/1
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George Clooney 0.50% 150/1
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Joe Rogan 0.50% 150/1
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Keisha Lance Bottoms 0.50%
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Valdez Venita Demings 0.50%
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Jared Kushnar 0.50% 200/1
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Condoleezza Rice 0.50%
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Killer Mike 0.50%
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Joe Kennedy III 0.50%
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Gabriel Sterling 0.50%
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Justin Amash 0.50%
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Katie Porter 0.50% 200/1
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