Boston emerges as favourite for second Amazon HQ after ‘short’-list announced

The battle to host the second Amazon HQ is hotting up...


The battle to host the second Amazon HQ is hotting up, after the tech giants announced their final shortlist for the venue – with Boston shooting up the betting to emerge as favourite (3/1).

Austin and Atlanta (both 7/2) had been the long-time joint favourites, and remain high up the betting – with Montgomery County (8/1) another big mover after the shortlist announcement, having previously been a distant option (250/1).

Toronto (20/1), meanwhile, is the only Canadian city on the shortlist, and would represent a major snub to President Trump.

Spokesman Paddy Power said: “We’ve seen a surprising level of interest in the Amazon HQ market, despite our customers being UK and Ireland based. The things people will do for free shipping.

“Our punters seem to think it’ll be in Boston, currently, but the Trump factor could mean it goes in two markedly different directions: Washington area or, erm, Canada.”

Where will Amazon build their second HQ?

3/1          Boston
7/2          Austin
7/2          Atlanta
8/1          Montgomery County
8/1          Pittsburgh
10/1       Washington D.C.
14/1       Philadelphia
14/1       New York
14/1       Toronto
16/1       Chicago
16/1       Denver
16/1       Newark
20/1       Columbus
20/1       Los Angeles
20/1       Nashville
20/1       Indianapolis
20/1       Raleigh
20/1       Dallas
20/1       Northern Virgina
20/1       Miami

Find the latest Betting on Amazon’s second HQ here

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