May 24, 2022

(Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump has overtaken Democratic competitor Joe Biden to stand when the favorite to gain the 2020 U.S. Presidential election on Europe based betting exchange Betfair, the exchange said on Wednesday.

Trump’s odds, reflecting wagers matched on the peer-to-peer betting network, stood at evens, Betfair Exchange said, versus 21 20 for Biden.

Betfair Exchange claimed four bets of over 10,000 weight ($13,362) ended up being placed on the wedge over night, of which 3 ended up being on Trump, while the most important stake of the campaign so a lot, a 50,000-pound choice, was put on the Republican nominee over the weekend.

These bets in part aided Trump to take the lead, after being neck-and-neck with Biden earlier this week, doing an amazing convalescence in the betting areas.

“In August, Trump had the worst chances for re-election of any sitting President in history and defeat to Biden was looking more and more likely,” Darren Hughes, spokesperson at Flutter Entertainment system Betfair Exchange, claimed.

A Reuters/Ipsos national thoughts and opinions poll on Wednesday showed forty % of voters that are registered support Trump, in contrast to forty seven % that said they are going to vote for Biden.

Biden’s lead is basically unchanged with the previous 3 months, during which the two parties held conventions to nominate their prospects Trump and Biden for the presidency.