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James and Alexander joint favourites for name of Royal Baby with Betfair

  • With the news Meghan and Harry have had a baby boy, odds on the two very traditional names slashed after flurry of bets today
  • Previous favourite for a boy Arthur is next in the betting

Betfair Spokesperson Katie Baylis said: “It’s the news the world has been waiting for for days and now that the Royal Couple have announced they have had a little baby boy, attention now turns to what the little Prince’s name will be. James and Alexander are the joint favourites at 7/2, both slashed from 12/1 after a flurry of bets on both names in the last few hours. They overtake previous favourite for a boy, Arthur which is at 6/1, with two equally traditional names Edward and Oliver at 12/1.”

Royal Baby Name Betfair Odds

James 7/2
Alexander 7/2
Arthur 6/1
Edward 12/1
Oliver 12/1
Jacob 14/1
Phillip 14/1
Charles 14/1
Alvin 25/1
Francis 25/1
Henry 25/1
Albert 25/1
Spencer 33/1
Matthew 33/1
Jack 33/1
Alastair 33/1
Alfred 33/1

About Betfair:

Betfair is one of the world’s largest international online sports betting providers and pioneered the betting exchange in 2000. In addition to its betting exchange, Betfair runs a full suite of online Sports betting and Gaming products. Betfair’s innovative heritage remains and we have continued to break new ground with recent product innovations including ‘Cash Out’, ‘Price Rush’ and ‘Acca Edge’.

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