Category: The Political Gambler

  • The Polling Station: Trump Runs Again

    The Polling Station: Trump Runs Again

    What a year it has been in the world of political betting. Hopefully those following us will have profited from Boris Johnson leaving office early (predicted consistently on these pages too).

  • Our New Political Betting Show – Get Out The Bet!

    Our New Political Betting Show – Get Out The Bet!

    Exciting news! This week saw the launch of my latest project – a brand new weekly show covering political betting – alongside two excellent co-presenters, Melissa Caen and Patrick Everson. We will be mostly US focused, but also cover the big international elections and markets. Every week we’ll be analysing market moves, with a special […]

  • Politics Live – Rolling Betting News Blog via Betfair

    Politics Live – Rolling Betting News Blog via Betfair

    First, an update. You may have noticed this blog’s disappearance over the past six months or so. This was due to a hack. Followers of my Twitter account may have some theories about that, but, as Francis Urquhart would say “I couldn’t possibly comment.” Happily, we’re now back up and running. WordPress have made some […]

  • How I Became a Pro Gambler – The Political Gambler

    This article first appeared at slman.com in November 2020 I am a completely self-taught gambler. I was 13 when I discovered football coupons. I couldn’t believe it: all you had to do was back Arsenal, Man United and Liverpool to win, and you could get paid out at 14/1 just for that. I discovered them on […]

  • Interview with Trademate Sports

    Here’s a wide-ranging interview that I enjoyed from earlier this year, with Alex Vella of Trademate Sports, discussing my career, and political betting in depth. It was a good intro to who I am, how I work and built my career as a professional gambler and subsequently, political betting analyst and consultant. We also discuss […]

  • The Political Gambler

    Paul Krishnamurty, aka The Political Gambler, has been chief analyst for the world’s leading betting exchange, Betfair.com, for nine years. A politics graduate from the University of Hull, he has been successfully predicting elections since the turn of the century. In the recent Labour leadership contest, he tipped eventual winner Jeremy Corbyn when he was […]