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Old 9th January 2021, 10:17 PM   #8
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Originally Posted by shemp View Post
Odds are based upon the money coming in on bets. They're not a real assessment of their actual chances. This merely says that more money is being bet on Trump than any other candidate. Odds are fluid and will change as betting patterns change.
Beat me to it. The only time speculative odds are publicised is when the book is opened, and after that the odds follow the money.

Some professional punters claim to win over time by placing bets against very popular teams as those odds are distorted by the fan factor.
A fanatic is one who can't change his mind and won't change the subject.

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