Most Seats Betting is a bet on which party will win the most seats in a general election. There are 650 seats available in the UK Parliament, and whichever party wins the most of those 650 seats, is the winner of the bet.
General Election Betting Offers
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Below we have a selection of bookmakers who have plenty of markets available for General Election Betting. All of these bookmakers have nice sign up bonuses and/or free bets which can be used to bet on the General Election with, if you choose to do so. They are………
- Coral – £20.00 in Free Bets
- Paddy Power – £20.00 in Free Bets
- William Hill – £25.00 Free Bet
- Ladbrokes – £25 Free Bet
- Betfair – £30.00 Free Bet
- Betfred – £30.00 Free Bet
To Win Most Seats Betting General Information
The main parties in To Win Most Seats Betting are Labour and the Conservatives. The Liberal Democrats and UKIP make it into the odds compiler’s lists, but neither have much realistic chance of winning with the first-past-the-post system used in the UK.
Out of the other parties, the Scottish Nationalists don’t stand in any of the seats contested outside of Scotland, and the same rules apply to the Northern Irish and Welsh nationalist parties, who also only stand in their own respective countries, making it is physically impossible for any of them to win most seats outright.
Also don’t fall into the trap of thinking that the leader of the winning party in this market will be the next Prime Minister, because this isn’t 100% the case.
If the party who wins the most seats has less than the 326 required to win the General Election outright, they might not be able to form the next government as they could be out voted by a coalition who – combining their total seats – have more seats than the party who actually won the most seats, meaning the coalition would form the next government and select their own Prime Minister.
Although this is a highly unlikely scenario, it isn’t impossible. Our page on Prime Minister After General Election Betting covers this topic in more detail.