ACCORDING to the Tipos lottery company, which has been accepting bets on the election results, the opposition Smer party has the best odds for victory at 1:1.03.
Bets also indicate the ruling Slovak Democratic and Christian Union (SDKÚ) could get more votes than the Hungarian Coalition Party (SMK) or the Christian Democratic Movement (KDH).
The odds are 1:1.20 for the SDKÚ, 1:6 for the SMK and 1:7.5 for the KDH.
Smer leader Robert Fico is the favourite for next prime minister, with odds of 1:1.85, followed by current PM Mikuláš Dzurinda with 1:2.3.
The odds of Vladimír Mečiar, the leader of the Movement for a Democratic Slovakia (HZDS), becoming prime minister are 1:10.5.
12. Jun 2006 at 0:00 | From press reports