“This is standard procedure and we wish Donald and Melania Trump well,” a spokesperson for Ladbrokes said in a statement.
Trump tweeted early Friday that he and the First Lady had tested positive for the virus. It’s the most serious known health threat to a sitting American president in decades.
The odds of a victory for former vice president Joe Biden jumped following the debate on Tuesday. It’s not clear how Trump’s illness will affect future assessments of who’s out front.
Trump, who is now quarantining at the White House, has had to cancel campaign events. A White House official described Trump as having “mild symptoms.”
No US states offer legal betting on presidential elections, according to the American Gaming Association, but betting on political events is common in the United Kingdom.