Some punters who bet on a Galloway victory in Bradford last night walked away with up to £100,000, bookies Ladbrokes confirmed this morning.
Betting interest in this election is so high that bookies will keep their telephone betting offices open throughout election night.
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.
William Hill lengthened the odds for a Labour victory today.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
David Cameron has been heavily backed to bounce back and win the second leaders' televised debate.
Punters are coming back to Labour say the bookies. Totesport reports that the clearest side effect of the Liberal Democrats huge poll gains has been renewed backing for the Labour Party.
Nick Clegg is now the 5/6 favourite to win the second election debate but David Cameron is being heavily backed to revive the Tory campaign.
Paddy Power reveals 85% of bets placed since the leaders' debate have been on Nick Clegg and the Lib Dems as political betting activity suggests the energy behind their campaign is not the stuff of fleeting hype.
The people watched, the worm wiggled and Alastair Stewart waved like a mad conductor. All the while, those keeping one eye on the live betting would have seen the impact of Nick Clegg's impressive performance.
It's beginning to look like everyone underestimated the Liberal Democrats, who are now 10/1 to win 100 seats or more at the General Election.
Today's televised leadership debate could decide the outcome of the general election and a wisely-placed bet could leave the punter in the money.
Odds are falling on Nick Clegg to win the first of the televised leaders' debates.
Punters could place a wise bet on Chris Grayling to succeed Alan Johnston as home secretary.
David Cameron is favoured by bookies to win the first leaders' debate.
Betting on the election has shown that most punters think the Conservatives will win, either outright or as the largest party in a hung parliament.
A few large bets and many smaller punts on the Tories saw one bookmaker cut the odds on the Conservatives winning most seats on May 6th.
The Conservatives are odd-on favourites to win the next election with a clear majority, say Britain's bookies.
Confidence in a second victory for the Liberal Democrat's Nick Clegg has begun to wane as punters turn to David Cameron in the Leader's Debate betting, report bookies today.