Betting suspended on Cambridge Analytica closure following flood of big bets

The company could hit the wall over the Facebook data scandal…

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The sudden activity, which saw the odds tumble from 200/1 as of yesterday morning following sustained support, forcing us to stop accepting bets on Wednesday morning.

One punter is set to net £20,000 after placing a bet of £100 on the Facebook data-mining company calling it a day as a result of the scandal.

The company have already suspended its boss, Alexander Nix.

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Asked about the scandal spokesman Paddy Power said: “Since releasing the odds on Tuesday morning, we’ve seen a real rush of activity on Cambridge Analytica’s closure.

“The odds went into 2/1, before we received some larger wagers which forced us to suspend the market. So, could it be curtains for Cambridge?”

CAMBRIDGE ANALYTICA AND FACEBOOK SPECIALS

5/1         Mark Zuckerberg to stand down as Facebook CEO
8/1         Facebook to admit to a data breach
40/1       Cambridge Analytica to be revealed to have fixed the US presidential election
50/1       #DeleteFacebook to be the most used hashtag of all-time
66/1       Cambridge Analytica to be revealed to have fixed the British EU referendum vote
200/1     Facebook to announce it is closing down

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* All odds correct at time of posting.

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