Bill English the $1.10 favourite to replace John Key as New Zealand Prime Minister.
Russel Crowe or a Hobbit are rated $501 chances.
The National Party are $1.10 to win the 2017 election.
John Key has stepped down as New Zealand Prime Minister, rumour has it most likely to emigrate to Australia once he finally realised what a better country it is.
Online bookmaker sportsbet.com.au has already opened betting on who will replace Key with Deputy PM Bill English the obvious $1.10 frontrunner.
Other candidates that shouldn’t be overlooked include a Hobbit, Phar Lap, Chris Waller and Kiwi/Aussie swinger Russell Crowe, all $501 shots.
Key’s party the National Party are a solid $1.10 favourite to win next year’s election and $1.35 to do so with a national minority.
“OK we bashed them in the One Day International yesterday but the PM resigning over it is a bit extreme don’t you think?”
said sportsbet.com.au’s Will Byrne.
Markets courtesy of sportsbet.com.au
Next NZ National Party Leader
$1.10 Bill English
$7.50 Steven Joyce
$11 Gerry Brownlee
$11 Simon Bridges
$16 Scott Simpson
$16 Murray McClully
$21 Maggie Barry
$501 Phar Lap
$501 A Hobbit
$501 Chris Waller
$501 Russell Crowe
New Zealand Election 2017 – Party of PM
$1.10 National Party
$6.00 Labor Party
NZ Election – Type of Government Formed
$1.35 National Minority
$5.00 National Majority
$6.00 Any Other