It is common knowledge that the Irish bookmaker, Paddy Power
, is famous not for their great odds or bonuses, but for their advertising. It is the bookmaker that perfected the shock value and the art of the novelty betting. They are very creative when it comes to both their adverts and special bets. Thus, it is not surprising that they would use the most popular man on Earth at the moment - Donald Trump, and create an entire section of bets about him.
- Trump may be more popular than everyone thinks
Even though thousands of people are rallying each week to protest against Trump as the President of the United States, he is still one of the most spoken-about people on this planet. And despite common opinion, a lot of people like him. A large part of that group are punters who made money, sometimes fortunes, on his win in the 2016 elections. The bookmakers, who were hit hard by the surprising results of both the U.S elections and Brexit as well as the Leicester’s triumph in the English Premier League, became aware of the betting potential that Trump has. Paddy Power, who lost millions of pounds on Trump’s win, was the first and the best when it came to special bets connected with Trump. We already mentioned the special bets they offered when he was elected as the 45th President of the United States in the Will Trump build a wall covering entirety of US-Mexican border? Bet on it with Paddy Power
article, but now the bookmaker went even further and prepared over a hundred bets concerned with the billionaire president.
- Paddy Power learned their lesson and used Trump’s betting potential
After they lost a lot of money because of Trump’s win, Paddy learned their lesson and decided they would focus their attention on special bets connected with the new president. They worked hard and finally, they announced that they have prepared a special Trump Bets Hub
with more than a hundred special bets split into several categories like Trump’s family, domestic policy or his connections with Russia or Mexico. But Paddy did not stop at that point. To enter the special section on their website, one must click on the red button that bares striking resemblance to that of the atomic bomb attack button that supposedly Trump and every American president have option to push at any time they want to.
Furthermore, the controversies that surround this betting section do not end on the graphical design of the website. Paddy prepared quite few, unusual bets, such as whether Trump had a hair transplant, will Trump serve the second term, will Trump re-open the Alcatraz as a working prison, will Mexico fund the construction of the wall on their border with the U.S.A, will Melania ever move into the White House or will the new President of the United States sue Paddy Power bookmaker for their ridiculous bets that disrespect his personna.