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Betfair has the worlds pioneering betting exchange where millions are traded on the worlds sporting spectacles day in and day out. What attracts the most money and just how much is up for grabs?
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Top three tennis markets: £185,386,749

Murray V Djokovic, 2012 US Open final

Andy Murray winning a gold medal in the 2012 Olymics won his first gran slam becoming the first man to win the grand slam since Fred Perry in 1936. Traded on match odds market £67,563,620

Murray V Federer, 2012 Wimbledon Final

Murray was ready to take his place at the top after becoming th first British man to make the final in 74 years.Unfortuneatly it wasn't to be and he lost the last sets 3-6, 4-6,Traded on match odds market £59,388,076

Nadal V Djokovic

Nadal became the first man to win the French open seven times,beating the world number one Djokovic over four sets. Traded on match odds market £58,485,053

Total from football markets: £123,187,096

Netherlands V Spain, 2010 world cup final

It was supposed to be the ultimate showcase but the 2010 world cup final was a bad tempered event with 14 yellow cards given. there was more fun o the betfasir exchange with over £45 million traded on the winner 2010 market.Traded on winner2010 market £45,766,250

Spain V Italy, Euro 2012 final

Italy lost miserably with a 4-0 win to Spain. Betfair traded on match odds £39,270,304

Germany V Spain,2010 World cup semi-final

Spain domonated Germant and booked a place in the world cup semi-final. The 1-0 score line was a rerpeat of the loss Germany suffered to Spain in the Euro 2008 final. Spain went on to win their first World cup final. Total money traded £38,150,542

Top three horse racing markets: £37,315,953

2012 Diamond Jubilee stakes

The two unbeaten horses at the Ascot festival 2012 Frankel and the Australian super star Black Caviar. Frankel won the Queen Anne stakesby an incredible 11 lengths. Black Caviar made her backers sweat but won by a head £ 12.6 million of the total matched on the racewas traded on Black Cavalier. Total money traded £13,756,412

2012 Grand National


The Paul Nicholls trained Neptune Collonges won from Sunnyhillboyin the closest Grand National finish ever, while Kate Walsh became the highest placed female jockey on seabass in the third. total money traded £11,832,002

22010 Gold Cup

Kauto Star fell, and Denman trailed Imperial commander. total money traded £11,727,539

Top three golf markets: £90,842,310

2008 US Open

Woods topped the leader board going into the final day. All of his previous 13 titles had been won when he went into the final day leading.Woods birdied to take his 14th major. Traded on winners market £32,230,445

The Open 2007

Sergio Garcia led from the off with a two shot lead after the first two rounds and three going into the final day. He eventually lost to Padraig Harrington over a four-hole play-off Traded on winners market £29,653,230

2012 US Masters

Bubba Watson recorded four consecutive birdies on the final nineto force a play off where he defeated Louis Oosthuizen for his first Major. Traded on winners market £28,958,635

New customer offer. Place 5 x £10 or more bets to receive £20 in free bets. Repeat up to 5 times to receive maximum £100 bonus. Min odds 1/2 (1.5). Exchange bets excluded. T&Cs apply.

Biggest Special Markets

Big Brother 7, UK winner 2006

Voted the most popular series by UK viewers, big brother 7 was won by Pete Bennett . Over 8 million people watched the final on T.V.Total traded £10,097,344

US Election, 2004 winner

Bush looked to be on his way out, with reports showing John Kerry as favourite. Betfair's market thought otherwise and was proved correct as Bush finally won the election in 2004.Total traded £17,840,232

US Election, 2012 winner

Once again the exchange called it, with Obama trading as low as 1.27 pre-election, despite the polls calling it level. Over £32 million was traded in total, smashing the previous record from 2004. Total trading £32,426,489

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