Betting is intensifying ahead of Saturday's NSW State Election despite the Coalition being heavy odds-on favourites, as punters look for value in a host of markets being offered by leading bookmakers in Australia.
Leading online betting website Bettingpro.com.au is providing a round-up of the entire picture from across all election markets as New South Wales residents prepare to go to the polls on Saturday 28 March.
The Mike Baird-led Coalition government is expected to retain power in the state, trading at short odds of just $1.05 with most bookmakers to win the election. Rival party Labor has drifted significantly to win the vote.
But such is the significant interest in the NSW State Election that the prohibitive odds of the Coalition are not failing to stop betting on the outcome of the big vote on Saturday - including one $100,000 bet on a Coalition victory.
Bookmakers are offering odds on the outright result as well as a variety of other popular markets including the winning margin, the number of seats each party wins, the number of ministers who will lose their seats and the prospect of there being a hung parliament.
The most popular betting, however, is taking place over the winners of all 93 seats and Bettingpro.com.au is bringing a round-up of the movements and developments in the race to win a place in parliament.
"The NSW State Election looks to be a one-horse race with the Coalition on course to retain power," said Bettingpro.com.au editor Gary Emmerson. "The punter who placed a $100,000 bet on a Coalition victory certainly hopes so.
"But there remains significant betting interest in the election, particularly when it comes to the winners of the individual seats. From Bathurst and Blue Mountains to Wollongong and Wyong, markets are available on who will win each of the seats in parliament.
"At Bettingpro.com.au, we provide a round-up of everything going on during the election, the all-important latest developments and odds from across the leading bookmakers and betting advice on what to bet on to help making it a winning election - regardless of who people vote for."
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