Stanley Johnson soars up betting after series of I’m A Celeb bets

Politics may be a jungle, but Boris’ dad has caught our punters’ fancy to conquer it…

Paddy Power have seen a surprising surge of bets on Stanley Johnson to win the show, forcing the us to slash the odds on Boris’ dad being crowned King of the Jungle.

He’s now rated a 6/1 shot, after his price was cut from 9/1 overnight to win I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here.

Boxer Amir Khan has been less popular with the punters, though, drifting from third favourite to seventh in the betting (10/1).

Coronation Street actress Jennie McAlpine, who plays popular Fizz on the ITV soap, remains favourite to win the series as 7/2 shot.

Asked about the upcoming series spokesman Paddy Power said: “Stanley Johnson is already proving a hit with the punters – Boris could learn a thing or two from his dad about how to attract members of the public to believe you can be the main man.

“Amir Khan, though, might as well throw in the towel now. Bettors have snubbed him, providing a knockout blow to his hopes of winning the show.”


7/2         Jennie McAlpine
5/1         Jamie Lomas
5/1         Jack Maynard
6/1         Stanley Johnson
9/1         Georgia Toffolo
10/1       Vanessa White
10/1       Amir Khan
10/1       Shappi Khorsandi
11/1       Rebekah Vardy
12/1       Dennis Wise

* Paddy Power’s full I’m A Celebrity market is available here.

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* All odds correct at time of posting.

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