Politics

Political Betting News: Ousted Madison Cawthorn: "It’s Time for Dark MAGA to Truly Take Command”

Cawthorn's troubles were numerous though and blaming the establishment might not cut it.  These included a video of the young former Congressional member engaging in simulated sex acts....with a man (Cawthorn was not exactly the most LGBTQ-friendly person in Congress). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/19/2022

Payouts on PA GOP Senate Primary Could Take Days

Payouts on PA GOP Senate Primary Could Take Days

There has been no winner determined in the Pennsylvania GOP primary with Mehmet Oz -135 and David McCormick +370 in a statistical tie.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/18/2022

Fetterman Stroke Shakes Up PA Race, Latest Odds

Fetterman Stroke Shakes Up PA Race, Latest Odds

Pennsylvania Lt. Gov. John Fetterman, the leading Democrat in the state’s high-profile Senate contest, suffered a stroke just days before the primary election but was on his way to a “full recovery,” his campaign said on Sunday, though he will be unable to attend a rally on Monday as Fetterman remains hospitalized.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/16/2022

Ukraine Wins Eurovision 2022 Song Contest

Ukraine Wins Eurovision 2022 Song Contest

Ukraine has won this year's Eurovision Song Contest.  They were the 1-3 favorites to win.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, May/14/2022

Bet on How Soon Finland Joins NATO: Turkey Now Reluctant to Admit Them

Bet on How Soon Finland Joins NATO

Breaking news during the early morning hours of Thursday as Finnish President Sauli Niinistö and Prime Minister Sanna Marin announced  their intention to submit an application to join the NATO military alliance "without delay".   This has caught the attention of oddsmakers who were expected to offer betting on the before-or-after specified dates of this occurring. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/13/2022

Madison Cawthorn Still Favored to Win Despite Scandals

Madison Cawthorn Still Favored to Win Despite Scandals

Cawthorn has been embroiled in various scandals recently and has fallen out of favor with the Republican establishment.  Recently photos have emerged of the congressman dressed in lingerie and a video shows him humping a male friend naked.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, May/11/2022

Bet on Dr Oz to Win PA Primary: Odds Have Him as Favorite

Mehmet Oz is making a move in the Pennsylvania Republican primary race, and political bettors have taken notice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/11/2022

Can Tribes Run Abortion Clinics?

Can Tribes Run Abortion Clinics?

"I do not think that courts will create a tribal exemption in Republican-controlled states, even in states with exceptions for rape and incest," noted gaming attorney I. Nelson Rose says, leaning on gaming laws to make this determination.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/11/2022

Whodunit? Bet on Who is the Supreme Court Leaker

Whodunit? Bet on Who is the Supreme Court Leaker

Odds are dead even on whether a conservative leaning justice or one of their clerks leaked the document vs. a liberal leaning justice or one of their clerks.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/04/2022

Oddsmakers Had Roe v Wade a -750 Favorite to be Overturned.....But Bet Still Lost

Oddsmakers Had Roe v Wade a -750 Favorite to be Overturned.....But Bet Still Lost

It is looking like the US Supreme Court is about to overturn Roe vs. Wade.  The oddsmakers were offering a price of -750 that this would occur, but those odds applied to the end of Donald J. Trump's Presidential term.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/02/2022

Trump Won't Be Reinstated to Twitter Say Oddsmakers

Trump Won't Be Reinstated to Twitter Say Oddsmakers

Musk may be all in on free speech but he's not likely to complete the takeover until some time after 2022, but even 2023 had Trump as a dog to be reinstated.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/25/2022

Ron DeSantis 2022 Betting Odds

Online gambling websites will be offering odds on both his Florida re-election chances in November 2022 and potential US Presidential run in 2024.  DeSantis has not officially announced a Presidential campaign.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/22/2022

Bet on Netflix Ad Support, Greg Abbott Cost Texas Billions But is Still -900 to Win Re-Election

Bet on Netflix Ad Support, Greg Abbott Cost Texas Billions But is Still -900 to Win Re-Election

Plus, on the blockchain, crypto and NFT front, we look at Ninja Punk Girls as trading cards with an NFT Twist.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/21/2022

Odds on Marjorie Taylor Greene Being Removed From the Ballot

Odds on Marjorie Taylor Greene Being Removed From the Ballot

Plus Liz Cheney has some pretty good value at 3-1 odds to be re-elected with some very positive contributing factors.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/19/2022

Where Can I Bet on Donald Trump's Twitter Account Being Reinstated?

Where Can I Bet on Donald Trump's Twitter Account Being Reinstated?

SportsBetting.ag was expected to offer odds on former US President Donald Trump's Twitter account being reinstated, however, this betting opportunity is for a limited time only.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/15/2022

Emmanuel Macron Still Huge Favorite in French Elections

Emmanuel Macron Still Huge Favorite in French Elections

For months, the biggest national election of 2022 looked set to be a mismatch, but as we enter the final week leading up to the French Presidential Election, the odds are rapidly tightening.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/04/2022

Tesla’s Elon Musk is Twitter’s Biggest Stakeholder: Oddsmakers on Alert

Tesla’s Elon Musk is Twitter’s Biggest Stakeholder: Oddsmakers on Alert

Musk has taken a 9.2% stake in Twitter to become its largest shareholder after raising questions about the social media platform’s dedication to free speech.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/04/2022

AOC Warning to Democrats: "We're in Trouble".....Oddsmakers Agree

AOC Warning to Democrats: "We're in Trouble".....Oddsmakers Agree

AOC claims that Biden has let progressive Democrats down at a time when his approval record continues to slide and the GOP is favored at -600 to take back the House.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/29/2022

El Salvador Postpones Planned Bitcoin Bond, City Tied to Digital Coin in Peril

Now is not the time to issue the bond, said El Salvador Finance Minister Alejandro Zelaya during an interview with a local television channel.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2022

Monkey Business: Ethereum Cofounder Vitalik Buterin Warns Bored Ape NFTs Like Gambling

Ethereum Cofounder Vitalik Buterin Warns Bored Ape NFTs Like Gambling

"The peril is you have these $3 million monkeys and it becomes a different kind of gambling," Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin warns

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/23/2022

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

CoinGeek Pulse: Biden Signs Crypto Executive Order and New BSV Games to Enjoy

This week on the CoinGeek Pulse, we talk about US President Joe Biden’s highly anticipated digital assets executive order, which marks a major step towards digital innovation and advancement for the United States.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/11/2022

Doh! Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life... Was Actually From Climate Change Protest

Doh!  Mouth Posts Vid of Body Bag "From Russia-Ukraine War" Coming to Life

"Just look how corrupt our media is! Case closed! Fuckoff," outspoken poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow exclaimed via his Twitter accompanied by a doctored video.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

PokerStars Pulls Out of Russia

Stars follows the likes of McDonald's, Apple, Coke, Pepsi and even oil giant Shell.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Mar/10/2022

Russia Invasion Impacting 2024 Elections Odds

Russia Invasion Impacting 2024 Elections Odds

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine threatens to transform every aspect of our existence, and politics is no exception.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/08/2022

Biden Executive Order on Cryptocurrency Expected This Week

Biden Executive Order on Cryptocurrency Expected This Week

President Joe Biden is expected to sign an executive order on cryptocurrency this week that will mark the first step toward regulating how digital currency is traded.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/07/2022

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

DraftKings Gets Downgraded

Plus Bitcoin again viewed as a safe haven amid geopolitical tension though some are looking to take advantage of the crisis for selfish means....and regulators are most certainly keeping a watchful eye.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/07/2022

Putin Has Gone From a Chess Player to a Poker Player Trying to Call the US, Europe's Bluff

"He doesn't know everything about us. When you're playing poker, I don't know exactly what hand he's holding. He doesn't exactly know what we're holding," one expert claims.

Submitted by Ace King on, Mar/03/2022

Economic Odds for Dow, Oil, Gas and Ukraine Joining the EU

Due to the war raging between Russia and the Ukraine, economies worldwide have endured a massive impact.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/02/2022

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan...Then Votes in Favor

Virginia State House of Delegates Votes Down Ban on Betting Slogan

In a stunning reversal of fortune Tuesday, the Virginia House of Delegates, the lower chamber of the state legislature, overwhelmingly voted down a bill that would have made it illegal for gambling entities in the state he use the slogan “Virginia is for bettors“ to advertise their services.....but they had an about-face on Wednesday.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Mar/02/2022

Russian iGamers May Not Be Welcome at ICE

Russian iGamers May Not Be Welcome at ICE

One of the biggest i-Gaming conferences returns this April as ICE is set to take place in London from the 12th through 14th.  But representatives from one country might not be welcome.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/01/2022

Breaking News

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

Robbery Suspect Shot to Death Outside Notorious Poker Room

This is hardly the first time Legends Poker Room has made headlines for all the wrong reasons.

Early Spreads on the 2022 College Football Season Weeks 0 and 1

Early Spreads on the 2022 College Football Season Weeks 0 and 1

We are exactly three months and eight days away from the kickoff of the 2022 college football season as of May 19.

Man in Japan gambles COVID Town Funds Mistakenly Sent to Him

The money was supposed to be COVID-19 assistance for low-income households in a small Japanese town, but it was mistakenly wired to a bank account of a resident who refused to return it and spent most of it on online gambling, police said.