Politics

Trump Takes First Lead in 2024 Election Odds

Trump Takes First Lead in 2024 Election Odds

Following the 2020 Election, the bookmakers made Donald Trump a hefty underdog to bounce back and not only be nominated for, but win the 2024 Presidency.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/11/2021

Biden, Trump, or Harris - Who Will Win the 2024 US Presidential Election?

Biden, Trump, or Harris - Who Will Win the 2024 US Presidential Election?

Although still a few years away, many are already wagering on who will win the 2024 US presidential election. Will Joe Biden stay in office, will Donald Trump return to the White House after a four-year absence, or could Kamala Harris be the first female president in US history? This article explains why these three politicians are the bookmakers’ favorites to be the next president.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/21/2021

Pacquiao's Presidential Odds Are Not Favorable

Pacquiao's Presidential Odds Are Not Favorable

Manny Pacquiao announced this weekend that he's accepted the PDP-Laban party nomination and will run for Philippines President in 2022.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/20/2021

Oddsmaker Dave Mason: Trump Closing the Gap

Oddsmaker Dave Mason: Trump Closing the Gap

The big story may actually be Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' fall from grace in the polls as he had the second shortest odds among Republicans to become President.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/16/2021

Newsom to Remain California Governor Following Recall Vote

Newsom to Remain California Governor Following Recall Vote

Gavin Newsom was projected to win a special recall vote that would keep him in office as California Governor another year.  CNN made the projection shortly after 11:38 pm ET.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/14/2021

Newsom Removal as Governor of California: No Now Favored at -2000

Newsom Removal as Governor of California: No Now Favored at -2000

The 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is Tuesday, and BetOnline's numbers don't project a changing of the guard.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/13/2021

Recall Election Odds for Newsom, Vote Margin and Elder/Jenner Vote Share

Recall Election Odds for Newsom, Vote Margin and Elder/Jenner Vote Share

The 2021 California gubernatorial recall election is Tuesday, and the political betting markets aren't projecting a changing of the guard.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2021

Biden vs. Trump Boxing Odds?

Biden vs. Trump Boxing Odds?

Former US President Donald Trump says he’d beat the current President Joe Biden in a boxing match, three years after Biden threatened to ‘beat the hell out of him’.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/10/2021

Japan Ex-Official Gets Prison Term in Casino Bribery Case

Japan Ex-Official Gets Prison Term in Casino Bribery Case

A Tokyo court on Tuesday sentenced to four years in prison a former top government official for taking bribes from a gambling company, in a high-profile case that has added to the political woes of Japan's outgoing prime minister ahead of elections this year.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/07/2021

Newsom Recall Odds Now at -1000 as New Polls Show Landslide

BetOnline has Newsom still California Governor on December 31 of this year at -1000.  Think he'll be out?  Bet $100 to win $550.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/02/2021

Biden's Slide in the Betting Markets Amidst Afghan Crisis

Biden's Slide in the Betting Markets Amidst Afghan Crisis

A tumultuous news cycle speared by the tragedy and ongoing crisis in Afghanistan set off of vicious slide in the polls for President Joe Biden, which has filtered through to the betting markets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2021

Joe Biden Approval Rating Over Under Odds By September 1, 2021

Joe Biden Approval Rating Over Under Odds By September 1, 2021

US President Joe Biden is having his worst day of his young Presidency and BetOnline has posted odds on what his approval rating will be as of September 1, 2021.  They have him priced at -120 for both the OVER and UNDER 47% with that number specifically provided by FiveThirtyEight.com.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/26/2021

Herschel Walker Underdog on Crowded Georgia Primary Odds List

Herschel Walker Underdog on Crowded Georgia Primary Odds List

Hall of Fame football player Herschel Walker has joined the crowded race to become Georgia’s next Republican candidate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/25/2021

Ted Cruz to Appear on "Poker After Dark"?

Ted Cruz to Appear on "Poker After Dark"?

Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz this week made an appearance along side World Series of Poker bracelet record holder Phil Hellmuth during filming of the next installment of "Poker After Dark"....and "The Brat" took plenty of abuse from his Twitter followers as a result. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/21/2021

More Politicians Set to Attend Bet Bash, Spanky Answers Your Questions

More Politicians Set to Attend Bet Bash, Spanky Answers Your Questions

Ask and you shall receive.  BetBash organizer Spanky sent out an invitation to the mayor of Jersey City to attend the August 25 sports betting event taking place in that city

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2021

Biden Being Faded Amidst Afghanistan Chaos

Biden Being Faded Amidst Afghanistan Chaos

Consistent money for Biden to fail to complete a full-term has forced his odds to survive out to -190. He’s now +145 to remain as president until the 2025 inauguration.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/17/2021

Will Any Trump Win Election Odds

Will Any Trump Win Election Odds

Any Trump winning an election pays out $400 for every $100 bet.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/15/2021

They Came for the Unvaccinated: "Mouth" Tweets Out Pre-Holocaust Article

They Came for the Unvaccinated: "Mouth" Tweets Out Pre-Holocaust Article

Wayne Allyn Root calls it "the most important commentary I've ever written" and Mike "The Mouth" Matusow was quick to tweet it out.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/12/2021

Breaking News: Cuomo Resigns

A nearly five-month investigation concluded that Cuomo, a Democrat, broke both state and federal laws through the sexual harassment of multiple women.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/10/2021

The Kathy Griffin Mike Matusow Blind Date: Comedian Recovering From Lung Surgery

The Kathy Griffin Mike Matusow Blind Date: Comedian Recovering From Lung Surgery

Griffin was recently diagnosed with Stage 1 lung cancer and had to have half of her left lung removed.  She is recovering at home.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Aug/08/2021

New York Governor Betting Odds Favor Letitia James Among 11 Candidates

New York Governor Betting Odds Favor Letitia James Among 11 Candidates

It doesn't appear Andrew Cuomo will be re-elected as Governor of New York, and there's already an odds-on favorite in the betting markets for the next in line.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/04/2021

Love Gov. Andrew Cuomo Sexually Harassed Multiple Women, Probe Finds

A nearly five-month investigation has concluded that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo broke both state and federal laws through the sexual harassment of multiple women.  New York’s attorney general announced the findings Tuesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/03/2021

Odds Suggest History Will Be Made in Boston Mayoral Election

Odds Suggest History Will Be Made in Boston Mayoral Election

Boston's six-candidate field for September's primary is diverse, with all but one being people of color and all but two being women. If a woman is elected, as the odds suggest, it will be the first time in history Boston elects a woman mayor.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/03/2021

Palin Alaska Senate Odds? Former Gov Teases She Might Jump Into The Ring

Palin Alaska Senate Odds?  Former Gov Teases She Might Jump Into The Ring

“If God wants me to do it I will,” Palin told an enthusiastic audience during a discussion last week with New Apostolic Reformation leader Ché Ahn, Right Wing Watch reported.  But what are the odds?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/31/2021

Gaetz Chased Down By Counterprotestors: "Are You a Paedophile?" Vid Goes Viral

Gaetz Chased Down By Counterprotestors: "Are You a Paedophile?" Vid Goes Viral

Plus California voters split on Newsom recall as oddsmakers less likely to offer betting on whether he will actually be voted out of office.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/27/2021

Pressure Mounts for DeSantis in Florida: Second Shortest Odds for GOP Nomination

Pressure Mounts for DeSantis in Florida: Second Shortest Odds for GOP Nomination

Covid-19 in Florida now accounts for 1 in 5 new cases in the US and there is a red tide crisis on the state's West coast.  This comes as Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is looking to cement himself as the frontrunner in the 2024 Presidential race, presumably.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/22/2021

G911 World Exclusive: Matusow Doubts He Caught Covid at UFC 264

G911 World Exclusive: Matusow Doubts He Caught Covid at UFC 264

In an exclusive interview with Gambling 911, Matusow revealed that he was at a local event on July 8 that combined poker and politics, and that may have caused the problem.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Jul/21/2021

Report: Matt Gaetz Hired Legal Firm Used by Jeffrey Epstein, Gotti and El Chapo

Report: Matt Gaetz Hired Legal Firm Used by Jeffrey Epstein, Gotti and El Chapo

BetOnline had Gaetz at -120 odds to be convicted in the probe that alleges he trafficked a juvenile for sex.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/16/2021

Cuomo Betting Could Heat Up Again as Case Said to be Coming to a Close

Cuomo Betting Could Heat Up Again as Case Said to be Coming to a Close

Reports surfaced Thursday evening Andrew Cuomo is expected to face questions on Saturday from members of the New York state attorney general's office related to their investigation into sexual harassment allegations against him.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/15/2021

Clay Travis on Stephen A. Smith Controversy: "Woke Virus" Taking Over Everything at ESPN

Clay Travis on Stephen A. Smith Controversy: "Woke Virus" Taking Over Everything at ESPN

Plus Florida Governor Ron DeSantis closes in on Trump as he pushes "Don't Fauci My Florida" merchandise online.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jul/14/2021

Breaking News

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

NBA and MLB Betting Action - October 19

The 2021-22 NBA regular season tips off tonight with a doubleheader on TNT.

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

Bills Favorite Status to Win Super Bowl Short Lived After Loss to Titans

We reported on how the Bills became the first team not named the Chiefs or Bucs in 606 days to become the new Super Bowl favorite, but that lasted less than 24 hours.

Thousands of Online, Sports Bets Placed on First Day in CT

Thousands of virtual bets started being placed early Tuesday, the first day that online sports wagering and casino games were made available to all eligible adults within Connecticut.