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Bookies' money on Campbell Newman to lose his seat

THE bookies says the Queensland election on January 31 looks like being a bitter sweet one for Premier Campbell Newman.

Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au is predicting a victory for the LNP, but Newman finds himself a $2.45 outsider to retain his seat of Ashgrove in what would be the ultimate celebration dampener.

The LNP government is priced at $1.25 to stay in power with Labor $3.80.

Should Campbell be unable to keep his job, Tim Nicholls is the $2.10 favourite to take over as LNP leader ahead of Scott Emerson ($2.75) and Lawrence Springborg ($7.00).

"Some experts are giving Labor a chance but punters don't agree. 80% of all money has gone on LNP despite the obvious public backlash against Premier Newman," said sportsbet.com.au's Christian Jantzen.

Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au

QLD Election - Winning Party

$1.25   LNP 
$3.80   Labor
$51      PUP
$101    KAP
$151    Greens

Will Campbell Newman win his seat of Ashgrove?

$1.55   No
$2.45   Yes

Next LNP Leader

$2.10   Tim Nicholls
$2.75   Scott Emerson
$7.00   Lawrence Springborg
$7.50   John-Paul Langbroek
$8.00   Jeff Seeney
  


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