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Betting sites see record wagering on U.S. presidential election | Reuters

The three sites all reported an 83 percent probability of a Clinton victory on Tuesday. A Ladbrokes spokesman said that amount was "at least double" the amount wagered on the 2012 election.

The PredictIt market gave Clinton an 81 percent probability of winning the White House. The site has had about $4.38 million bet on the race so far.

By Amy Tennery


For Paddy Power, sporting events remain the site's "bread and butter," with politics more of a "niche market," Mac An Iomaire said. As of Friday, some $140 million has been put into play on markets ranging from who will win the popular vote to how many states each party will carry.

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