Trump Favorite with Polls Not With Bettors
Two betting sites offshore have former governor of Florida Jeb Bush as the current favorite to win the GOP nomination in 2016 and not Trump.
Both betting sites also have Marco Rubio the U.S. Senator from Florida as second and not Trump.
Trump is now third in the betting sites, followed in fourth by Carly Fiorina the former CEO at Hewlett-Packard who has done well in debates and have reflected in her move up the polls.
Meanwhile, Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who is running near Trump in the most recent opinion polls is fifth or sixth on the betting sites virtually tied with John Kasich the governor of Ohio.
The most recent poll in the U.S. had Trump with 23.3% of the popularity followed by Dr. Carson with 16.3%, Fiorina with 11.8%, Rubio with 9.5% and Bush with 9%.
Chris Christie the governor of New Jersey was neck and neck with Mike Hucklebee the former governor of Arkansas in eighth place with each having 3%.
One pollster said it was far too early to have any clue who was going to win the nomination of the GOP.
Despite sitting in fifth place amongst the polls, Bush who started the year as the frontrunner for the Republicans is the 2 to 1 favorite to win the GOP nomination.
Rubio is in second at 5 to 2, with Trump sitting at 10 to 3 and Fiorina next at 8 to 1 and Kasich was at 10 to 1 and Carson sitting at 11 to 1.
At the second betting site offshore, Bush was sitting in first at 15 to 8, with Rubio sitting in second at 5 to 2, Trump was third at 3 to 1, Fiorina 8 to 1 and Carson was 10 to 1 and Ohio’s Kasich was 11 to 1.
Christie’s odds are sitting at 25 to 1 on one and 20 to 1 on the other.