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  • The Odds: Last minute bets

    Bookies are anticipating over £25million being gambled on the 2010 General Election across the UK with the success of the TV debates as election fever grips the UK.

  • The Odds: Labour under-dogs

    The Odds: Labour under-dogs

    William Hill lengthened the odds for a Labour victory today.

  • The odds: Hung parliament still fancied in spite of Cameron bounce

    The odds: Hung parliament still fancied in spite of Cameron bounce

    David Cameron's performance in the final TV debate has seen a shortening of the odds on both a Conservative victory and their outright majority yet a hung parliament is still the most likely election outcome amongst punters.

  • The odds: Brown under fire

    The odds: Brown under fire

    Paddy Power has pushed out Gordon Brown's election odds following his gaffe today as Labour chances of winning the most seats at the General Election shrinking from 4/1 to 5/1.

  • The odds: BBC debate a two horse race

    The odds: BBC debate a two horse race

    Bookmakers say that punters are divided on who will win the final showdown, but there is little doubt about who will lose with Clegg and Cameron attracting equal amounts of support and Brown a long way behind.

  • The Odds: Cameron winner in final election debate

    The Odds: Cameron winner in final election debate

    Bookies have installed David Cameron as the favourite to win the third and final election debate as political betting continues to be popular amongst punters in the run up to the last live televised Leaders Debate and the General Election.

  • The odds: All eyes on the Lib Dem bubble

    The odds: All eyes on the Lib Dem bubble

    Odds on the Liberal Democrats drifted last night as polls show the debate was a close call. David Cameron and Gordon Brown both fought back against the Nick Clegg effect, delivering improved performances.

  • Brown's debate night rise and fall

    Brown's debate night rise and fall

    Live betting on last night's leaders' debate suggests Gordon Brown can still connect with voters but when the audience were reminded of the expenses row he quickly lost favour.

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