If the punters handing money over to Sportsbet are right Scott Morrison will have Joe Hockey’s job at the next election.
The gambling site is currently hosting a bet on who will be the next federal treasurer. Morrison, the favourite, is paying $1.75, followed by Hockey on $2.75.
The money to Morrison comes as he made a series of pre-budget announcements that sidelined Hockey.
The other horses in the race include communications minister Malcolm Turnbull, finance minister Mathias Cormann, senator Arthur Sinodinos and last but not least, paying $34, trade minister Andrew Robb.
The next federal election is about 18 months away.
Sportsbet also has Queensland MP Clive Palmer at $2 to be the first person to fall asleep during the budget reading.
Here are the bets just a few hours before Hockey hands down his second budget:
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