2010 General Election Betting

The opinion polls are starting to show the gap between the Tory Party and the Labour Party is closing, as a result the Bookies have reacted by cutting Labour into around the 9/2 – 4/1 mark, the Tory’s have drifted sightly from 1/12 to the 1/5 – 1/6 mark.

As a result of this, the likelihood of a Hung Parliament has become a more realistic outcome with William Hill now offering 6/4 on this scenario happening. Ladbrokes are even going as far as offering 7/1 on there being more than one General Election in 2010.

In the event of a Hung Parliament, Hill’s go 10/3 on David Cameron to be PM, 4/1 on Gordon Brown remaining resident in No 10, and 50/1 any other.

There would appear to be no bookies now offering odds on the 6th May being the date for the General Election

A further revelation has seen the BBC claim that they rejected a request from Downing St to allow Gordon Brown to appear on Match of the Day 2 (on a Sunday night), claiming it is too close to the General Election.

Useless trivia, former Labour leader Tony Blair once appeared on the BBC’s Football Focus programme.

To Win General Election (Most Seats) Betting

The Conservative Party are 1/5 with Betfred
Labour are 9/2 with Sportingbet
Liberal Democrats are 200/1 with Bet365

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