Trump's probability of winning nomination drops: PredictIt

Trump waves to onlookers and reporters as he departs through a back door after meetings at Republican National Committee (RNC) headquarters in WashingtonBy Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK (Reuters) – The probability that Republican front-runner Donald Trump will win his party’s presidential nomination dropped sharply in the past week while the likelihood of a brokered convention to potentially chose another candidate rose, according to online predictions market PredictIt. Trump’s probability of winning the nomination fell to 44 percent on Friday from 67 percent a week ago, according to the website, which is run by Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand. For Republican rival Ted Cruz, a U.S. Senator from Texas, it rose to 34 percent from 14 percent during the same period.

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