#BettingPeople: MATTHEW SHADDICK One of the most respected men in political betting, MATTHEW SHADDICK is Head of Politics at Smarkets, having recently joined from Ladbrokes, where he’d been since 2002. Shaddick took over the political betting product in 2008 at Ladbrokes and was appointed as the full-time head of that department in 2014, leading the group through a golden age for political markets with Brexit, the election of Donald Trump, three General Elections in Britain and the 2020 Presidential Election. A #BettingPeople interview with William Kedjanyi.
MATTHEW SHADDICK (part 1 of 4)
In Part 1, Matthew discusses the past ten years in political betting, including the double header of Brexit and Trump, the 2020 Presidential Election, the Scottish Independence Referendum and more.
MATTHEW SHADDICK (part 2 of 4)
In Part 2, Matthew talks about the growing amount of exchange products offered – including at his new employer, Smarkets – if political betting can keep growing (and how to get into that field), and the issue of restrictions for fixed odds bettors.
MATTHEW SHADDICK (part 3 of 4)
In Part 3, Matthew discusses the process behind his bets, setting up his markets, and trading choices based on his existing positions, and what skills help people get ahead in political betting.
MATTHEW SHADDICK (part 4 of 4)
In Part 4, Matthew reveals his politicians to look out for and looks towards some of the big events coming over the next couple of years!