Politics

Sarah Palin, BodogLife.com Keep Attention of Gambling911 Readers

So what if it was a holiday weekend, readership compared to past periods was at an all time high here at Gambling911.com and we can thank both Sarah Palin and BodogLife.com for that.

Both topics have readers in a tizzy. The popular new "comments" feature allows G911 readers to express their views on various subject matters. The vast majority dealt with Senator John McCain's Vice Presidential running mate and the situation at online gambling website BodogLife.com.

Palin has generated more buzz than Barack Obama and McCain put together.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

Prediction Market Bets on Sarah Palin Withdrawing from Republican Ticket

Intrade.com is one of the first prediction markets betting on whether Sarah Palin will drop out of the Presidential race as Republican candidate John Mc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2008

John Conyers, Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick Get Big Money From Casinos

WASHINGTON -- Some of the biggest names in the gambling world are betting on the congressional futures of Detroit Democratic Reps. John Conyers and Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick.

There has been a sudden surge in contributions to the two lawmakers from casinos and, for Conyers, professional gamblers -- two groups that want to expand their reach by allowing online poker for money in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/02/2008

Sarah Palin on YouTube? Too Good to be True

We just knew there had to be some Sarah Palin lookalikes out there and this one could very well be her twin.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

McCain Gains Ground as Media Hones in on Palin Like Vultures

More revelations surrounding Republican Presidential hopeful John McCain's VP choice, Sarah Palin, continued to emerge on Tuesday - none of them all that good.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2008

Jenny Woo: Sarah Palin Hates Gambling, Loves Guns

First, I would like to tell the media to leave Alaska Governor Sarah Palin alone about her poor 17-year old daughter - who apparently got knocked up by an 18-year old High School hockey player  w

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/01/2008

Sarah Palin Controversy: Yup Yup … Obama is Actually Losing Ground

A pregnant 17 year old unwed daughter, an alleged "abuse of power" involving the attempted firing of her former brother-in-law, and now word that John McCain running mate Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

Sarah Palin 17 Year Old Daughter Bristol Palin is Pregnant!

Following rumors that would-be Republican Vice President Sarah Palin’s 17 year old daughter may have actually given birth to Sarah’s recent baby, there has been confirmation that Bristol Palin

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

Palin Trooper Scandal, Broken Water-gate Present Problems

After only a few days having been selected as GOP candidate John McCain's running mate, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin may seem like the "perfect soccer mom" for the job, but reported contro

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/01/2008

MSNBC Ready to “Have Sex With Obama” After Convention Speech

Bill Maher, on his HBO show Friday night, recognized "there is a problem...with the media gushing over him (Barack Obama) too much". Maher himself is very much on the left.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Sarah Palin Polls Show Her Viewed More Favorably Than Joe Biden

A new Rasmussen Reports telephone survey finds that 53% now have a favorable opinion of Sarah Palin while just 26% offer a less flattering assessment.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/31/2008

Did Sarah Palin Help Cover Up Daughter’s Pregnancy?

Following news reports that Republican Presidential nominee John McCain's newly selected running mate, Sarah Palin, may have exercised bad judgment in taking a nine hour flight while 8 months pregn

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/31/2008

Sarah Palin Flew More Than 3000 Miles After Water Broke?

It hasn't even been 24 hours since Alaska Governor Sarah Palin accepted Senator John McCain's invitation for her to become his running mate and already there are rumors abound that may ultimately t

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Aug/29/2008

Obama Speech More Viewers Than American Idol Finale

Barack Obama's acceptance speech drew more viewers than the finale of American Idol and it was watched by more people than the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Summer Olympics.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

Ron Paul Convention Will Draw Masses in St. Paul Too

One time Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul will be holding his own convention in Minneapolis, Minnesota over the weekend. GOP candidate John McCain tried to exclude Dr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

Oddsmakers Likely to go Bonkers Over McCain Choice of Sarah Palin

With the selection of Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his Vice Presidential running mate, it should be interesting how odds makers respond in issuing updated odds on both Republican candidate John M

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

McCain Selects Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as VP

In a shocker that caught the press completely off guard, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain has chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate and potentially the next Vice Presi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

Obama Odds to Become the Next President of the US

Following a magnificent speech at the Democratic Convention Thursday night, Senator Barack Obama's odds to become the next President of the United States remained around -175 at Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

Pawlenty More of the Same? Minnesota Governor Not McCain's VP

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has abruptly cancelled all upcoming press appearances, a strong indication at first that he may be named Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

Florida 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Once again the state of Florida finds itself in the epicenter of a Presidential race quagmire.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2008

Bet on Obama and his Democratic Convention Speech

What color tie will US Presidential candidate be wearing when he delivers his speech before the Democratic Convention Thursday night? How many sips of water will he take? What will Obama say?

Ireland's leading online bookmaker - Paddy Power - is offering plenty of betting odds on Barack Obama and just about every aspect of his speech...right down to his ties, and maybe even his socks.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

New Mexico 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Democratic Governor Bill Richardson this week referred to his state of New Mexico and the rest of the Western US as the "New West" and that this region will ultimately decide the next Pre

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

John McCain Veepstakes: More Than 56 Percent Favor Mitt Romney

While rumors continue to swirl that Republican US Presidential nominee, John McCain, will select former Secretary of State Colin Powell as his running mate, a survey conducted on AOL.com showed tha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

GOP Meanies Ensure Online Gambling Back on Platform

The GOP takest away than they giveth right back, in the form of an amendment prohibiting online gambling as a key platform issue.  Go figure!

Yesterday, Gambling911.com reported on how the powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency.

That lasted all but 8 hours. By nightfall an amendment had ensured the prohibition was back on the GOP platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson is Mad as Hell at Joe Biden, Obama

Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why?

For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.

Because?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2008

Online Gambling Prohibition Dropped from GOP Platform...for 8 Hours

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful Tuesday in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Colin Powell Vice President Odds Taken Down Following News

Washington insiders have advised that one time US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is seriously being considered as Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate and perhaps the fut

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Barack Obama Assassination Attempt Foiled?

Three alleged members of a white supremacy group may have been stopped from assassinating Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

Barack Obama Odds of Becoming Next US President Unchanged

With the Democratic Convention upon us and Senator Barack Obama finally choosing his running mate, Senator Joe Biden out of Delaware, Obama's odds of becoming the next President of the United State

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/25/2008

Tom Ridge Slight Favorite to be Named John McCain Running Mate

Talk about a close call: The gambling public has Tom Ridge only a slight +150 favorite to be named Republican John McCain's running mate during his bid to become next President of the United States

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2008

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Liverpool’s Sturridge Charged With Breaching Betting Rules

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge could be facing a ban from football after being charged on Monday with breaching rules on betting.