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. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

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 Senat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Inauguration Betting Mostly Offered to Non US Citizens

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

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/19/2009

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com.  FDR is

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

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 in

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Dec/17/2008

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 re

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/05/2008

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

The +350 favorite to be named the Republican nominee for President of the United States in 2012 (see Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2008

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

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 Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Joe The Plumber Bummer: Thumbs Nose at Global Gaming Expo

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 annoyingSubmitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/17/2008

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy?

George!

That is the favorite as posted by the fine folks at Paddy Power, who may have been slamming down those Guinesses once again.  The idea that the Obama's would name their puppy after George W. Bush seems sort of off the wall if you ask us.  Then again, maybe they are thinking in terms of our first President, George Washington.  After all, Washington is listed with 10-1 odds.  To make things stranger, Denzel is given 12-1 odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/16/2008

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   Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Voted For John McCain

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.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/11/2008

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 dr

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2008

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2008

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

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/07/2008

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2008

2012 US Presidential Election Odds Now Posted

It's never too soon to look ahead four years we suppose.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/06/2008

Obama Cabinet Picks: Betting Odds Sure To Heat Up

At present few of the online gambling websites were offering Obama cabinet picks betting odds.  One of the lone exceptions - Ireland's Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2008

Odds Published On The Name Of Obama’s New Dog

President elect Barack Obama promised his young daughters they would receive a new "White House" puppy.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

Anti-Online Gambling Crusader Chris Gregoire Wins in Washington

In a tightly fought campaign, Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded to incumbent Democrat Governor of Washington State, Chris Gregoire. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

President Obama Betting Specials Introduced

Leave it up to our friends at Paddy Power to come up with a bunch of President Oba

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/05/2008

Sarah Palin Odds for 2012 Already Published

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 cult

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

President Barack Obama: What This Means To Online Gambling

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?

It could be good...or maybe not.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2008

Sarah Palin For President 2012

Forget John McCain and Barack Obama, one enterprising website is already betting on Sarah Palin running for President in 2012.

http://www.palin4pres2012.com/ believes that GOP candidate, John McCain, will lose today.  With that said, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will bid farewell to her chance of becoming Vice President, at least for the time being.  Her aspirations might be higher, and that notion has been floated around the press for the past two weeks or so.

From Palin4Pres2012.com:

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/04/2008

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 Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2008

Election Day Predictions: Time Tested Ways Of Forecasting Who Wins

Whether it's top selling Halloween masks, sale of 7 Eleven cups or that perfect predictor of the Washington Redskins win/loss record, Election Day prediction tools beyond that of the polls are read

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/03/2008

The Redskins Presidential Prediction Outcome 12-0?

If the Washington Redskins win their Monday Night Football Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Republicans will stay in office at least another four years with a win by John McCain.  If they

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2008

Obama Winning Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky?

If you believe that the prediction markets can accurately forecast the 2008 US Presidential Election, Democrat Barack Obama should win handily but in states that might surprise many.

The electoral map created by the folks at Sportsbook.com is a whole lot different than that of CNN.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Pennsylvania Toss Up for McCain Obama Among Betting Markets

Polls show Democrat Senator Barack Obama leading by a pretty hefty margin in the state of Pennsylvania, but Republican Senator John McCain believes he can win that state - so do online betting ma

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Breaking News

iPro Inc Teams Up with IGT to Launch Real Time Fantasy Sports Platform

iPro, Inc. today announced an exclusive partnership with International Game Technology (“IGT”) (NYSE: IGT) to launch its real-time sports gaming platform, ringit!, on the IGT-owned Lottomatica Italian sports betting platform in time for 2016’s largest soccer event, the UEFA Euro Cup.

The Killing of a Lesbian Bookie

According to Thanh Nien News, an underground Vietnamese football betting ring with a total bet value of VND7.6 trillion ($340 million) has been taken down by Vietnam authorities.

Judge Dismisses Tony Romo Fantasy Football Case

The New York State Assembly voted 91 to 22 Friday to approve daily fantasy sports games.

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