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Trump Ally Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

Trump Campaigner Anna Khait Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

The New York Times claimed that Khait was among several specially-trained operatives working as part of a group that backed former US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/17/2021

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Gaetz Associate Pleads Guilty: Latest Odds on the Congressman

Oddsmakers at BetOnline have Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz at 50% to get convicted on sex trafficking charges.  That could change with one of his associates now cooperating with federal authorities in the investigation.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/13/2021

Will Florida Go Blue in 2022?

Will Florida Go Blue in 2022?

BetOnline has activated odds for eight states’ Senate elections. Will Florida, Wisconsin, Georgia, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Carolina, Arizona and Pennsylvania go Blue or Red in 2022?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/12/2021

Liz Cheney Scathing Rebuke of Trump, GOP Supporters

Liz Cheney Scathing Rebuke of Trump, GOP Supporters

The GOP is set to oust Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney from her leadership role with a secret vote on Wednesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/12/2021

Odds Show Cheney Massive Favorite to be Ousted and Not Re-Elected

Odds Show Cheney Massive Favorite to be Ousted and Not Re-Elected

It seems to be a foregone conclusion that Liz Cheney will be ousted from her GOP Conference chair position, and Vegas has confirmed as much.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/10/2021

Where Can I Bet on Liz Cheney Getting Ousted From Committee?

Will Can I Bet on Liz Cheney Getting Ousted From Committee?

Liz Cheney is coming under fire from her own party as her clash with the former US President Donald Trump shows little sign of subsiding. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/05/2021

Bet On Rudy Giuliani Getting Indicted

Bet On Rudy Giuliani Getting Indicted

Oddsmakers have the former New York Mayor not getting indicted, but it's a close call.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/29/2021

Bet on Biden's First Presidential Address - Odds, Props

Look for some of the usual props that include the OVER/UNDER number of times Biden mentions Covid, former US President Donald Trump, police reform and a few other hot button topics.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/27/2021

Bet on DC Becoming a US State

Bet on DC Becoming a US State: Odds Heavy on the 'No'

DC statehood has been approved by the House but the initiative faces more obstacles in a Senate that will require 60 votes.

The Senate is split 50/50 with Vice President Kamala Harris as the tie-breaker.  Republican senators are likely to filibuster the statehood bill, which would result in the need for nine more votes.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/23/2021

Caitlyn Jenner Throws Towel Into CA Governor Race - Latest Odds

Bet on Caitlyn Jenner as Next California Governor

Former reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner had been considering a serious run for California Governor in the Recall Election, and on Friday she made it official. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/23/2021

Bettors Still Backing Trump Bigly for 2024 Win

Bettors Still Backing Trump Bigly for 2024 Win

The top bet counts for the 2024 US Presidential Election heavily favor the former President, Donald J. Trump, according to that company's head oddsman Dave Mason.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/23/2021

Bet on Matt Gaetz: Convicted, Jail, Re-Election, Resignation

Bet on Matt Gaetz: Convicted, Jail, Re-Election

As promised.  It's happening!!!  Our friends at BetOnline have released a whole slew of Matt Gaetz bets, and they are not holding back.  Jagajeet Chiba reports...

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/15/2021

Odds Released on Meghan Markle Attending Prince Philip's Funeral

Odds Released on Meghan Markle Attending Prince Philip's Funeral

It's a sad day for the world as it was revealed Friday that Prince Edward, husband of Queen Elizabeth II, had passed away.  He was 99 and lived an otherwise amazing life.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/09/2021

Trump Launches New Website: Bet Whether There Will Be "Tens of Millions" of Visitors

Trump Launches New Website: Bet Whether There Will Be "Tens of Millions" of Visitors

The new website mentions how "Donald J. Trump launched the most extraordinary political movement in history" with a spokesperson saying he will return to social media in two to three months on his own platform following a Twitter ban during the waning days while still US President.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/31/2021

FBI Probing Congressman Matt Gaetz For Underage Sex Trafficking: Tucker Interview Goes Off Rails

Matt Gaetz Sex Probe

Outspoken Republican Florida Congressman Matt Gaetz acknowledged he is under investigation by the FBI for possible sex trafficking of minors, though there is a bit of a twist.  Gaetz claims he is being extorted. Oddsmakers are monitoring this story closely as Gaetz is widely considered one of the rising stars in the GOP. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/31/2021

Did Epstein Really Feed Young Girls to Alligators?

Did Epstein Really Feed Young Girls to Alligators?

The Daily Beast reports that a woman has filed a lawsuit against late predator Jeffrey Epstein claiming he had threatened to feed one of his victims to hungry alligators, and that others before her had met the same fate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/31/2021

Stocks in Draftkings Drop Amid NY Sports Betting Concerns

Stocks in Draftkings Drop Amid NY Sports Betting Concerns

The news may not be good for those sports betting operators looking to reach New York State's population of nearly 20 million remotely. Here's why Draftkings stock plummeted Monday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2021

Todd Brunson Takes on Kids in Cages and the Latest DC Narrative

Todd Brunson Takes on Kids in Cages and the Latest DC Narrative

Poker pro Todd Brunson says he had "bitten his lip" on the topic of illegal border crossing and the more troubling dention of children, many of whom arrive unaccompanied by adults.....Plus, the latest odds on President Joe Biden finishing his term in office.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/29/2021

Bet on Biden's First Press Conference

Bet on Biden's First Press Conference

President Joe Biden will hold his first public press conference Thursday afternoon, and some folks are already betting on what might happen.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/24/2021

Top Political Betting News

Gambling911.com has all your latest political news headlines below along with any associated betting odds offered related to some stories. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/22/2021

'Love Gov' Odds: BetOnline Profiled in New York Times

'Love Gov' Odds: BetOnline Profiled in New York Times

Ever since news broke that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo had been accused of acting inappropriately towards various females, our friends at BetOnline began offering odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/22/2021

Newsom Admits He is Worried About Recall

Newsom Admits He is Worried About Recall

It's easy to get a recall on the ballot in California and that has Governor Gavin Newsom worried, though actually getting the Governor booted is a much more difficult task.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/16/2021

Biden's Basketball Bracket - Bet Who He Chooses to Win it All, Latest NY "Love Gov" Odds

Biden's Basketball Bracket - Bet Who He Chooses to Win it All, Latest NY "Love Gov" Odds

In more lighthearted political odds than what we are used to these days, the oddsmakers at SportsBetting.ag expect President Biden to pick a No. 1 seed (Gonzaga, Baylor, Illinois, Michigan) to win the NCAA Tournament.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/15/2021

Prediction Markets Have Cuomo Leaving One Way or Another

Prediction Markets Have Cuomo Leaving One Way or Another

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is on political life support and the betting prediction markets have him written off for dead.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/13/2021

Andrew Cuomo Odds to Resign Heat Up: More From Own Party Against Him

Andrew Cuomo Odds to Resign Heat Up

You can bet on New York Governor Andrew Cuomo resigning as his odds of doing so are beginning to get shorter.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/12/2021

Bets on Biden Not Finishing His Term Come in Bigly at BetOnline

Bets on Biden Not Finishing His Term Come in Bigly at BetOnline

There has been a flood of bets coming in on Joe Biden not finishing his term as President of the United States according to Dave Mason of BetOnline.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/09/2021

Harry, Meghan Interview Scores Massive U.S. Ratings

Harry, Meghan Interview Scores Massive U.S. Ratings

How many people watched the Prince Harry, Meghan Markle bombshell tell-all interview conducted by Oprah Winfrey Sunday night.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/08/2021

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry’s Oprah Interview Most Watched of Year Odds

Meghan Markle & Prince Harry’s Oprah Interview Most Watched of Year Odds

One sportsbook thought there is a very good chance the Oprah interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle could become the most watch US show this year, with odds implying a 28.6% chance.  It's still early but indications are good for gamblers.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/08/2021

Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will not resign after addressing sexual harassment allegations.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/03/2021

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

With a third woman stepping forward claiming that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acted in an inappropriate matter, our friends at BetOnline released odds on whether he will resign.  The YES pays out $15 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/02/2021

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The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

The Odds of Legalizing Gambling in Thailand

In Asia, only Thailand and Brunei are the remaining ASEAN-member countries who have illegalized most forms of gambling.

Trump Campaigner Anna Khait Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

Trump Ally Accused of Honeypot Trap Against FBI is Poker Player

The New York Times claimed that Khait was among several specially-trained operatives working as part of a group that backed former US President Donald Trump.

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Bob Baffert Sorry Not Good Enough Says Dempsey

Plus Decision on Trainer Rice's License Could be Made May 17