Political spread betting
Register with Spreadex and predict a whole range of political outcomes
by Abi Moses on 16th November, 2016Whether you are new to the world of politics or a seasoned professional, the truth is you will have both an opinion and a prediction, employing a stance and vision of the current and future political landscape. While great for dinner party conversation, now you can make money from you expertise, with political spread betting becoming more and more popular. While we used to have a strong grasp of where things were heading, Trump, Brexit and Leicester City have proven that anything really is possible in this mad world, making political spread betting a truly exhilarating pastime.
At Spread Betting many of our partner platforms offer political spread bets as a service, with Spreadex being the most popular option for traders.
Seeing the US election as the biggest betting event of the year Spreadex are eager to promote their offering of spreads, offering a wealth of promotions and sign up deals to those new to trading.
The most popular political spreads include:
Number of party seats (UK): Spreadex permits traders to predict the number of seats each party will own during a general election. Explaining the format Spreadex writes:
'Spreadex may quote a spread of 200-203 seats for the Conservative Party. If you felt that the Conservatives would secure more than 203 seats you would buy on the quote. If you felt the Conservatives would secure less than 200 seats you would sell on the quote.'
Turnout Percentage (UK): You can also predict the percentage turnout of votes based on the official Electoral Commission figures.
Party Share of Vote (UK): Why not devise a spread on the percentage of votes won by each nominated party?
Candidate Electoral College Votes (US): The Spreadex platform allows traders to predict the number if of Electoral College Votes to be won by the named candidate.
'For example, Spreadex may quote a spread of 300-303 for the Democratic Party candidate. If you felt that the Democratic Party candidate would secure more than 303 votes you would buy on the quote. If you felt the Democratic Party candidate would secure less than 300 votes you would sell on the quote' they explain.
States Won (US): Prediction on the total number of states to be won by each named candidate.
Candidate 200 Ups (US): Prediction on the number of Electoral College Votes each candidate will win above 200. E.g. if the Democratic Party candidate ended up with 320 votes, 200 Ups for that candidate would make-up at 120 (320-200).
Register with Spreadex today
Whether you have years of experience as a trader or are new to online spread betting, be sure that Spreadex will provide you with all the information you need to build well-informed spreads.
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