Wednesday 17 January 2018

James Downey: A move away from usual candidates is a good bet

A BROWSE through the odds offered by Paddy Power on the general election results tells you at least one thing you already knew.

The generosity of bookmakers is boundless, especially when it comes to unusual propositions.

At the races, you can usually get something half decent at 6/4. Not so the runners in the biggest race of all. To back Enda Kenny to hold his Dail seat, for example, you have to stake €150 to win €1.

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