What political events can you bet on?
While you can find political betting odds for a wide range of markets, we would like to take a moment and show you some of the more common markets for political betting UK. After all, it’s all the more exciting when you bet on markets that are a little bit closer to home, so do read on to find out more.
Rather than backing markets where there is just an individual involved, in the overall majority markets, you are backing which party will receive the most vote. The overall majority markets in the UK are red hot right now, but with that said, ‘no overall majority’ and ‘conservative majority’ are the markets that seem to be favoured by the bookmakers.
Labour seats over / under
With the way that parliament is structured in the UK, various political parties can win a certain number of seats in an election. As you may already be aware, these seats do not mean that the party will come into power, but you can still bet on how many seats a party will win. This is market is available for the Labour party right now, and you can choose whether they will win more or less than a set number of seats.
Conservative seats over / under
Adding on from the over / under markets that are available for the Labour party, this is a market that is also open for the Conservatives. Of course, the decisions you make will likely be influenced by the current state of affairs as well as the polls.
Liberal Democrat seats over / under
You can also place wagers on the number of seats that the Liberal Democrats will win in the election. Just like the other political markets discussed here, there are various increments listed for this market, with the more extreme outcomes carrying higher odds.