Politics

Books Right On With May Confidence Vote: Now Odds Favor Brexit Referendum

Books Right On With May Confidence Vote: Now Odds Favor Brexit Referendum

Brexit was one of the most wagered on political events ever, and now we have more bets coming in on the referendum.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/12/2018

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto Now the 5-1 Favorite to Become Democratic Nominee for the 2020 Presidential Election

Beto O'Rourke was now coming in at 5-1 odds of becoming the Democratic Nominee for the 2020 US Presidential Election.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/13/2018

Bet the 2018 Midterms Online - Closing Odds

Bet the 2018 Midterms Online - Latest Odds

It's Election Day in the United States and folks are heading to vote, and still others are placing their wagers on the key 2018 Midterm races.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/06/2018

Jon Ralston Predicts Jacky Rosen Win in Nevada Based on 'Real' Info

Jon Ralston Predicts Jacky Rosen Win in Nevada Based on 'Real' Info

Jon Ralston, appearing on MSNBC's "Hardball" with Chris Matthews, predicted a Jacky Rosen win in the Nevada Senate race and offered the numbers to back up his bold assertion.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/05/2018

High Roller Bets $130K on Republicans Controlling Congress

High Roller Bets $130K on Republicans Controlling Congress

A high roller has wagered $130,000 USD that the Republicans will maintain control of the Congress after Tuesday's Midterm Elections.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/05/2018

Beto Bets Starting to Roll in as 2018 Texas Senate Race Betting Draws Closer

Beto Bets Starting to Roll in as 2018 Texas Senate Race Betting Draws Closer

While there hasn't been a huge shift, Democrat Beto O'Rourke has seen his odds get cut a bit overnight for a win in the Texas Senate against inumbant Republican Senator Ted Cruz.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/05/2018

Odds to Win the 2018 Iowa Governor's Race - Where to Bet

Odds to Win the 2018 Iowa Governor's Race - Where to Bet

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Iowa Government race at Bookmaker where it's Fred Hubbell (D) vs. Kim Reynolds (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/04/2018

Where Can I Bet on the Nevada Senate Race - Rosen vs. Heller - Odds to Win

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Nevada Senate race at Bookmaker where it's Jacky Rosen (D) vs. Dean Heller (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/04/2018

Where Can I Bet on the Missouri Senate Race 2018 - Claire McCaskill Not Looking Good

Where Can I Bet on the Missouri Senate Race 2018 - Claire McCaskill Not Looking Good

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Missouri Senate race at Bookmaker where it's Claire McCaskill (D) vs. John Hawley (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

Odds on the Republicans Controlling the Senate After 2018 Midterm at 1-10

Odds on the Republicans Controlling the Senate After 2018 Midterm at 1-10

The polls suggest that the Republicans will maintain control of the US Senate.  The bookmakers have a more ominous outcome with the Senate controlled by Republicans at 1/10 odds and the House only slightly favored to be controlled by the Democrats at -168. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2018

Where Can I Bet on the Georgia Governor Race - Abrams vs. Kemp - Odds to Win

Where Can I Bet on the Georgia Governor Race - Abrams vs. Kemp - Odds to Win

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Georgia Governor race at Bookmaker where it's Stacey Abrams (D) vs. Brian Kemp (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

Where Can I Bet on the Florida Governor Race - Gillum vs. DeSantis - Odds to Win

Where Can I Bet on the Florida Governor Race - Gillum vs. DeSantis - Odds to Win

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Florida Governor race at Bookmaker where it's Andrew Gillum (D) vs. Ron DeSantis(R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

Odds to Win the Florida Senate Race 2018 - Nelson vs. Scott

Odds to Win the Florida Senate Race 2018 - Nelson vs. Scott

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Florida Senate race at Bookmaker where it's Bill Nelson (D) vs. Rick Scott (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

Odds to Win the Arizona Senate Race 2018 - Sinema vs. McSally

Odds to Win the Arizona Senate Race 2018 - Sinema vs. McSally

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Arizona Senate race at Bookmaker where it's Kristen Sinema (D) vs. Martha McSally.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

Where Can I Bet on the Texas Senate Race - Beto vs. Cruz - Odds to Win

Where Can I Bet on the Texas Senate Race - Beto vs. Cruz - Odds to Win

You can bet on who will win the 2018 Texas Senate race at Bookmaker where it's Beto O'Rourke (D) vs. Ted Cruz (R).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/03/2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Breaking News

Unibet Enters the US Online Gambling Market

Unibet Enters the US Online Gambling Market

While its parent company entered the New Jersey online gambling market last June, Unibet will be making its debut shortly.

Revenues Dip at Massachusetts and Connecticut Casinos

Gambling revenues have dipped at Massachusetts' casinos for another month.

Bettor Loses $569K on Seahawks

Bettor Loses $569K on Seahawks

Seahawks had won ten straight against San Francisco prior to Sunday's shock loss