Odds improve as LNP announces candidate

THE announcement of an LNP candidate ahead of the state election has seen an improvement in the odds, according to online bookmaker

Michael Duggan is already gaining momentum in the betting ring.

His odds are sitting at $16, up from $21 from before a candidate was announced at the weekend.

Independent Craig Butler is still sitting at $3 behind favourite Glenn Butcher from the ALP on $1.40.

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