Politics

Bookmaker: 65 Times More Bets on Trump Than Warren to Win in 2020

Bookmaker: 65 Times More Bets on Trump Than Warren to Win in 2020

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren is looking more and more likely to challenge current US President Donald Trump in 2020 with odds of 14-1.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/15/2018

Kanye West for VP? Beto O'Rourke

File this under "Absurd" but anything is possible under the Trump Administration as we have witnessed time and time again.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/11/2018

Matusow Not Right?!?!

Matusow 'Open Minded....Not Left or Right"?

Diehard U.S. President Trump supporter Mike "The Mouth" Matusow came out swinging late Friday following Thursday's contentious Brett Kavanaugh hearing.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/28/2018

5 Questions Regarding the Future of Legalized Sports Betting in US: Watch Live

5 Questions Regarding the Future of Legalized Sports Betting in US: Watch Live

Since the U.S. Supreme Court threw out decades long prohibition of sports betting, ushering in a new era of all 50 states having the ability to offer the activity should they choose, questions remain.  Forbes answers five of these critical questions.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/26/2018

James Woods Twitter Account Inaccessible

Conservative Hollywood actor and professional poker player James Woods cannot access his Twitter company after the social media firm locked him out until he opts to remove a meme he posted back in July that has since proven to be a hoax.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/23/2018

AGA to Schumer: 'Get Lost!'

AGA to Schumer:  'Get Lost!'

Democratic Senator Chuck Schumer (New York) is one of the most powerful men in Washington.  Currently serving as the Senate Minority Leader, Schumer has the potential to become Majority Leader if things don't go well for the Republicans this November. Schumer has also indicated he would like to see a federal framework created for sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/13/2018

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction (Response)

Kavanaugh Asked if He Ever Sought Help for Gambling Addiction

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s grilling by the Senate Judiciary Committee may be over, but Democrats still have questions about the man who would be President Donald Trump’s second selection to sit on the nation’s highest court.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

BetDSI on CNBC: Who Can Beat Trump

Oddsmakers at BetDSI.com, like a lot of books, have U.S. President Donald Trump getting re-elected in 2020.  A +150 odds, Trump would pay out $15 for every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/12/2018

Whodunnit: Oddsmakers, Gamblers Ponder Who Wrote Scathing NYT Opt-Ed Piece

Everybody wants to know the anonymous writer of the opt-ed piece in the New York Times Wednesday and we could soon find out.  Senator Rand Paul has suggested that each of U.S. President Donald Trump's cabinet should submit to a lie detector test. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/06/2018

Mike Pence Favorite to be Revealed as Writer of Anonymous NYT Opt-Ed Piece According to Oddsmakers

Mike Pence Favorite to be Revealed as Having Written Anoymous NYT Opt-Ed Piece According to Oddsmakers

BetOnline has released odds on who will be revealed as the writer of the anonymous opt-ed piece that appeared in Wednesday's edition of the New York Times.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2018

Trump's Reelection Betting Odds Improve as His Poll Numbers Drop

Trump's Reelection Betting Odds Improve as His Poll Numbers Drop

The US mainstream media still doesn’t understand the deal with President Donald Trump as it relates to his favorable/unfavorable ratings.  They fixate on the ‘unfavorable’ number which is among the highest in Presidential history. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2018

Betting Markets Suggest That a Trump Re-Election Could be in the Cards

Betting Markets Suggest That a Trump Re-Election Could be in the Cards

One of the more interesting storylines during the 2016 Presidential Election postmortem concerned the accuracy of polling data or, more appropriately in this case, the lack thereof. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2018

Trump Chortles Over Positive Showing in 2020 Presidential Betting Odds

Trump Chortles Over Positive Showing in 2020 Presidential Betting Odds

Even in these strange political times we never expected to see this—the President of the United States and his top advisors retweeting his betting odds.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/03/2018

Trump Favored More Than Any Other Candidate Combined: President Retweets BOL Odds

Trump Favored More Than Any Other Candidate Combined: President Retweets BOL Odds

Trump was currently at 3/2 odds compared to Democrat Kamala Harris at 10/1

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2018

'Queen of Soul' Atlantic City Connections Remembered, Including Ties to Trump

Trump paid tribute to the “Queen of Soul” Thursday immediately after news broke of her passing and appears to have rubbed some folks the wrong way.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/17/2018

Trump Odds to Get Re-Elected in 2020 Get Even Shorter Despite Omarosa Spat

BetOnline says its odds on Donald Trump to be re-elected in 2020 were now at -130.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/14/2018

Kamala Harris Favorite to be Democratic Nominee in 2020

Kamala Harris Favorite to be Democratic Nominee in 2020

Kamala Harris is the slight +450 favorite to be the Democratic nominee for President in 2020, according to oddsmakers at BetOnline.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/09/2018

Philippines' Duterte 'Hates Gambling', Rules Out New Casinos

Philippine leader Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday there would be no new casinos set up during his presidency, a day after abruptly shelving Landing International's $1.5 billion integrated casino project in Manila.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/08/2018

'The Mouth' Talks King James Controversy: 'Could Heal This Country by Talking to POTUS'

Matusow drew quite a bit of responses, not all of them positive. Correction....hardly any of them positive

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/05/2018

Prominent Political Donor Helps Pornographers and Offshore Gambling Operations

Prominent Political Donor Helps Pornographers and Offshore Gambling Operations

The Chicago Tribune Thursday reported that political donors for both the current U.S. President Donald Trump and his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton once worked on behalf of offshore gambling operations, payday loan and pornographers.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/02/2018

Matusow Goes Off About Voter ID: 'This is for Future of Democracy'

Poker pro and ardent supporter of US President Donald Trump, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow chimed in regarding voter ID requirements. 

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/01/2018

Augur Blockchain Bets Placed on Trump Assassination Leave Regulators Powerless to Act

Augur Blockchain Bets Placed on Trump Assassination Leave Regulators Powerless to Act

The so-called "Silk Road of Gambling", blockchain gambling platform Augur launched earlier this month. The “prediction market protocol” built on the ethereum blockchain permits gamblers from around the globe to create markets on just about anything, including the assassination of U.S. President Donald Trump. Regulators, meanwhile, may have little way of preventing this type of wagering.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/31/2018

Steve Bannon Working on his Own Cryptocurrency

Steve Bannon Working on his Own Cryptocurrency

Former advisor to US President Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, tells CNBC he owns bitcoin and is working on his own cryptocurrency. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/18/2018

Bookmaker Shortens Odds on Trump Impeachment After Putin Summit

Irish betting site Paddy Power has cut US President Donald Trump's odds of being impeached from 8-1 to 2-1 Tuesday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/17/2018

Russian Hacking Dependent on Bitcoin: Price Unaffected Thus Far

Russian Hacking Dependent on Bitcoin: Price Unaffected Thus Far

US Deputy Attorney General Rob Rosenstein announced Friday afternoon a series of bombshell indictments related to alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 US Presidential elections.  The indictment claims the scheme was dependent on the cryptocurrency bitcoin.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/13/2018

Andy Beshear to Run for Kentucky Governor: Dad Fought to Seize Over 100 Gambling Domains in Hayday

The son of two-term former Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear has announced plans to run for Governor in 2019.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2018

SCOTUS Pick Betting Odds Have Kavanaugh, Barrett in Dead Heat

Ready for primetime but US President Donald Trump reportedly was yet to have made up his mind on the next Supreme Court Justice pick.  Gamblers haven't either as both Brett Kavanaugh and Amy Coney Barrett remain the co-favorites.

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/09/2018

Hollywood Celeb, Poker Pro James Woods Dumped by Agent Over Political Views

The Hollywood actor, a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump, went on to call his now former agent, Ken Kaplan, "a political liberal" in his tweets confirming the breakup, but did manage to take the high road.  Not so for Kaplan....

Submitted by Guest on, Jul/05/2018

Ahead of SCOTUS Retirement News Trump had Best Odds Yet of 2020 Win

BetOnline's Dave Mason observed that US President Donald Trump did have the best odds yet since being elected to remain in office past 2020.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/29/2018

Kim Jong-un Visit to the White House in 2018 Say Oddsmakers

Kim Jong-un Visit to the White House Odds at 10-1

Following a historic summit in Singapore between U.S. President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, much of Tuesday's talk has been what each side got, if anything, out of the meeting and, perhaps more importantly to gamblers, will Kim visit the White House in 2018?

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2018

Breaking News

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

Illinois Legislator Working on Bringing Sports Betting to That State

An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won't be put before the General Assembly until next year.

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

Wife and Manager of Kidnapped 5Dimes Owner Met to Make Payment

A Diario report reveals that the wife of kidnapped 5Dimes owner communicated with a manager of the betting firm to send more than $700K in bitcoin ransom to Cuba hours after Sean "Tony" Creighton allegedly disappeared.

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Gambling

New Study Shows More Americans Support Legalized Sports Betting

A new report using data from the Life, Liberty, and Happiness survey conducted by East Carolina University’s Center for Survey Research confirms that many Americans support legalized gambling on professional sports.