Tag: #Labourleadership

  • Labour’s suicidal civil war will escalate, not end after Corbyn’s victory

    Labour’s suicidal civil war will escalate, not end after Corbyn’s victory

    This week, the result of the Labour leadership contest will be announced. The market rates Jeremy Corbyn overwhelming 98% favourite to win at 1.02 but, as announced on Twitter last week, I’m taking no chances and took my 22 unit profit when the odds went to 1.04. Why take the risk when there are party […]

  • Extensive Interview with Secret Betting Club

    Extensive Interview with Secret Betting Club

    Here’s my recent interview with┬áthe excellent betting advice site www.secretbettingclub.com. In it, we discuss the growth of┬ápolitical betting and how to make it pay, including my historical record across a range of markets in both the UK and USA. We discuss past leadership contests, general elections and Brexit, along with my analysis of the ongoing […]

  • Where are the Labour heavyweights?

    Where are the Labour heavyweights?

    When Labour last had a leadership contest, I successfully predicted Jeremy Corbyn at 24-1 for various reasons. One particularly stood out. The three ‘establishment’ candidates were terrible. In the weeks leading up to Corbyn’s surprise entry, online campaigns were launched to find a better candidate – Lisa Nandy and Keir Starmer for example. Neither took […]

  • Portfolio updates for Brexit, Tory & Labour markets

    Portfolio updates for Brexit, Tory & Labour markets

    At the end of a week which, I’m sure we can all agree was like no other any Brit can remember, let’s settle up and review our various positions and the situation moving forward. First, the good news. Brexit worked out very well. The published portfolio yielded 76 units profit and after two in-play cover […]