Clinton far ahead of Trump on betting exchanges and online markets

Betting exchanges and online trading platforms Tuesday said Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton held a far higher probability of winning than Republican Donald Trump.

Bookmaker Paddy Power said Clinton’s chance of taking the White House dipped slightly to 81.8 percent on Election Day from 83.3 percent, while Trump’s probability improved to 22 percent from 20 percent.

British gambling company Ladbrokes, which has Clinton’s chance of winning at 76 percent and Trump’s at 24 percent, said it anticipated more wagers coming in for the outcome of the U.S. presidential election than had been placed on the European Union referendum – or “Brexit” vote.

Clinton is trading at an 80 percent chance on Betfair and Trump at a 20 percent chance of winning the White House.