2008 US Presidential Election

2008 US Presidential Election Betting Odds and News

Former VP Candidate Says Welcome to Obama –ville

One person who won't be supporting President Obama's massive economic stimulus package is the former Libertarian VP running mate, Wayne Root.
Feb 9 2009 - 11:06pm

Jon Kyl for President in 2012?

Arizona Republican Senator and former US Presidential candidate, John McCain, disclosed on Larry King Live Thursday night that he believed his colleague and "friend", fellow Arizona Senator, Jon Kyl, may be running for President in 2012.
Jan 22 2009 - 9:50pm

Inauguration Betting Mostly Offered to Non US Citizens

Obama Inauguration
If you were looking to place those all important Inauguration bets, move to Europe! That's because few if any of the online gambling websites catering to US citizens are actually offering Barack Obama Inauguration betting opportunities.
Jan 19 2009 - 11:26pm

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

Obama Inauguration
The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com. FDR is getting 3-2 odds and George Washington 3-1 odds. These are just one of a number of bets being offered at the BetUS.com website on the Obama Inauguration.
Jan 13 2009 - 7:10pm

Annie Duke: Jon Kyl Could Have Become Attorney General

In Part Two of Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo's sit down interview with Annie Duke, the poker pro reveals why she feels it was so important for the industry to elect Barack Obama into office and her active role in getting online poker fully legalized.
Dec 17 2008 - 7:59pm

Obama Nationalization Controversy Has Little Affect on Odds

Oddsmakers at Ireland's leading bookmaker, Paddy Power, have been listing odds on a Barack Obama impeachment or resignation since he was voted into office on that historic day last month.
Dec 5 2008 - 11:07pm

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

Sarah Palin
Nov 23 2008 - 12:20am

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

Doyle Brunson
The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elections.
Nov 18 2008 - 9:55am

Joe The Plumber Bummer: Thumbs Nose at Global Gaming Expo

Joe The Plumber
You can hear the collective sobs from organizers and attendees of the 2008 Global Gaming Expo as news broke this weekend that everyone's favorite plumber (or make that, most annoying) will not be in attendance at this week's Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas
Nov 17 2008 - 9:52am

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy? George!
Nov 17 2008 - 11:20pm

Hillary Clinton Could Become Obama’s Secretary of State

Odds on Hillary Clinton become President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State were long at Paddy Power but news was surfacing Thursday night that this is exactly what could happen. Paddy has since removed its Secretary of State betting odds but still offered plenty of Obama wagers (none of which were available to US customers).
Nov 13 2008 - 10:39pm

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Voted For John McCain

Doyle Brunson
After playing coy all through the U.S. Presidential campaign regarding who he was supporting, poker legend Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson has finally come clean.

Obama Plans to Reverse Many of Bush Administration Policies

President Elect Barack Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic drilling for oil and natural gas...and maybe online gambling?
Nov 10 2008 - 10:11pm

William Hill Won’t Post Obama Assassination Odds

In response to numerous requests asking for US President Barack Obama assassination odds, the United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker on Saturday issued a statement that it would not be offering such an option.
Nov 9 2008 - 9:41pm

First Poker Player President Since Nixon

With the election this week of Barack Obama as President of the United States, there will be a poker player in the White House for the first time since Richard Nixon was elected President in 1968.
Nov 7 2008 - 10:35am

Obama Assassination Bet In Bad Taste: Odds Still Offered

Ireland's biggest online bookmaker, Paddy Power, has been raked through the coals for offering a bet on which it will pay out should president-elect Barack Obama be assassinated during his first term in office
Nov 7 2008 - 10:11am

2012 US Presidential Election Odds Now Posted

It's never too soon to look ahead four years we suppose. And Sportsbook.com is doing just that. They have added a whole slate of 2012 US Presidential Election odds.
Nov 6 2008 - 1:16pm

Obama Cabinet Picks: Betting Odds Sure To Heat Up

Hillary Clinton
At present few of the online gambling websites were offering Obama cabinet picks betting odds. One of the lone exceptions - Ireland's Paddy Power. And while Paddy doesn't take bets from US citizens, this election was after all a world affair so it probably won't matter much.
Nov 6 2008 - 12:15am

Odds Published On The Name Of Obama’s New Dog

Obama Dog
President elect Barack Obama promised his young daughters they would receive a new "White House" puppy. The Obamas, it was further learned on Wednesday, would adopt - rather than buy - the new pooch. Gambling911.com is proud to present the first odds on what the Obamas will name their new pooch.
Nov 5 2008 - 9:29pm

Anti-Online Gambling Crusader Chris Gregoire Wins in Washington

Chris Gregoire
In a tightly fought campaign, Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded to incumbent Democrat Governor of Washington State, Chris Gregoire.
Nov 5 2008 - 10:20am

President Obama Betting Specials Introduced

President Obama
Leave it up to our friends at Paddy Power to come up with a bunch of President Obama betting specials that unfortunately US gamblers will not be able to bet since Ireland's biggest online bookmaker does not accept customers from the States. Will that change under and Obama administration?
Nov 5 2008 - 10:05am

Sarah Palin Odds for 2012 Already Published

Sarah Palin
Oh here's a news flash - Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is not going away so fast. Despite losing the opportunity to serve as the United States first female Vice President, Palin is still a pop cultural icon - but more so perhaps, political forces have four long years to work with the one time beauty queen and make her a force within the fractured Republican party.
Nov 5 2008 - 9:43am

President Barack Obama: What This Means To Online Gambling

President Obama
It's finally over. Barack Obama has been named the first Black President of the United States. So what does this mean for online gambling?
Nov 5 2008 - 11:05pm

Sarah Palin For President 2012

Sarah Palin
Forget John McCain and Barack Obama, one enterprising website is already betting on Sarah Palin running for President in 2012.
Nov 4 2008 - 11:16pm

The Republicans Winning Ohio Get Plenty of Betting Action

When it comes to US Presidential Election betting, the best payout odds could come from state betting. Savvy gamblers know this and the wise guy clientele at BetCRIS.com appear to be all over the Republicans (and Presidential candidate John McCain) winning the state of Ohio at +400 odds
Nov 4 2008 - 11:00pm
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