US General Political News

US General Political News

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 It remained to be seen if these odds would improve over the next 48 hours when new poll numbers were due out.
Aug 28 2008 - 11:01pm

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

Tim Pawlenty
Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has abruptly cancelled all upcoming press appearances, a strong indication that he may be named Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate.
Aug 28 2008 - 10:19pm

Florida 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Once again the state of Florida finds itself in the epicenter of a Presidential race quagmire. Florida 2008 US Presidential Election Day betting odds have the Republican party and its candidate, John McCain, a mere -225 favorite to win the state.
Aug 28 2008 - 2:00pm

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?
Aug 27 2008 - 9:33pm

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 President of the United States.

John McCain Veepstakes: More Than 56 Percent Favor Mitt Romney

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 showed that well over half of Americans would like to see Mitt Romney be chosen as his running mate.
Aug 27 2008 - 6:14pm

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!
Aug 27 2008 - 1:35pm

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

Doyle Brunson
Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why? For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.
Aug 26 2008 - 9:39pm

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

Online Gambling
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 part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency
Aug 26 2008 - 3:52pm

Colin Powell Vice President Odds Taken Down Following News

Colin Powell
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 future Vice President.
Aug 26 2008 - 1:10pm

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.
Aug 25 2008 - 11:14pm

Barack Obama Odds of Becoming Next US President Unchanged

Barack Obama
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 States (and the first African American to hold that position) have remained relatively unchanged. If anything, they've diminished somewhat.
Aug 25 2008 - 11:00pm

Tom Ridge Slight Favorite to be Named John McCain Running Mate

John McCain
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.
Aug 25 2008 - 10:26pm

Betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections: State Electoral Colleges

Want to know which states have the most wagering action on which party when betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections? takes a look at each state and its electoral college betting action based on odds found at - home of some of the biggest cash bonuses on the planet.
Aug 24 2008 - 11:01pm

Colin Powell Could Help Boost McCain’s Odds

Following the announcement that Senator Barack Obama had chosen long time Senator Joe Biden to be his Democratic running mate, Republican John McCain would need something big up his sleeve....and it might have to be bigger than a Mitt Romney.

2008 US Presidential Elections Betting: Helps Boost Revenues

Obama and McCain
2008 US Presidential Elections betting has officially more than just a supplement to the upcoming football season both in the US and Great Britain.
Aug 23 2008 - 1:25pm

Hillary Clinton Will Not be Vice President: Running Mate of Obama

CNN was reporting that Hillary Clinton would not be the running mate for Senator Barack Obama on the Democratic Presidential ticket, helping to further fuel rumors that Delaware Senator Joe Biden would be his pick.
Aug 23 2008 - 12:17am

Joe Biden Chosen as Barack Obama Running Mate

Joe Biden Vice President
CNN has reported that Joe Biden was chosen as Senator Barack Obama's running mate and that Biden accepted it. This news came in shortly after midnight.
Aug 22 2008 - 11:56pm

Tim Kaine Vice President Odds - He Won’t be Obama’s Running Mate

Virginia is certainly an important state for Senator Barack Obama to target for his 2008 Presidential race and this is why that state's Governor, Tim Kaine, has had very short odds in recent weeks....but it wasn't meant to be...
Aug 22 2008 - 8:56pm

Kathleen Sebelius Vice President Odds - Can She be Obama's Running Mate?

Kathleen Sebelius, the Kansas Governor, may have become a bit of a long shot in recent days to become Barack Obama's running mate. Sebelius's Vice President odds were listed at 7/1 just last week.
Aug 22 2008 - 8:42pm

Evan Bayh Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Evan Bayh?

Just two weeks ago Evan Bayh was the 7/5 favorite to become Senator Barack Obama's running mate. Bayh's Vice President odds were set at 4/1 just prior to this at
Aug 22 2008 - 8:13pm

Hillary Clinton Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton
The news media is saying it won't happen. They've practically given up on Hillary Clinton's odds of becoming the next Vice President despite the fact that online bookies had her as the favorite right after Barack Obama became the Democratic candidate.
Aug 22 2008 - 8:00pm

Chet Edwards Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Chet Edwards?

Chet Edwards
Just how much money would be won if Chet Edwards were to be selected Barack Obama's running mate? Chet Edwards Vice President odds were not readily available at most online gambling sites leading into Friday evening.
Aug 22 2008 - 7:34pm

Joe Biden Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Joe Biden?

Who will Barack Obama choose as his running mate? Joe Biden's Vice Presidential odds were coming in as the big favorite during the final hours leading up to Obama's likely announcement some time Friday evening or Saturday morning.
Aug 22 2008 - 7:08pm

Joe Biden Money Too Much for Online Gambling Websites and others began pulling down odds for the Democratic Vice President pick Thursday on word that Joe Biden is a "virtual lock" to be selected by Barack Obama.
Aug 21 2008 - 7:31pm
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