Politics

Latest Trump Impeachment Odds as Hearings Get Underway

Latest Trump Impeachment Odds as Hearings Get Underway

The closed doors of the Trump impeachment investigation are swinging wide open.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Nov/13/2019

Democratic Frontrunner Appears Before Sparse Crowd in South Carolina

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren, currently the frontrunner among Democratic candidates seeking to become the next US President, spoke before a sparse crowd in Orangeburg, South Carolina Friday.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/09/2019

Boos Lose: Book Will Likely Pay $11 on Each $10 bet

Boos Lose: Book Will Likely Pay $11 on Each $10 bet

Sportsbetting.ag this week posted odds on whether US President Donald Trump would be booed if shown on video boards watching the LSU-Alabama game Saturday.  Based on initial assessments, it does not appear as though there were any boos, at least none that were audible.  The oddsmakers will have to search the Net for any video that shows otherwise. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/09/2019

Trump LSU-Alabama Football Game Prop Bets

President Trump is expected to attend Saturday's mega college football game between the LSU Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide, and the sportsbook has put together some light-hearted prop bets for what might transpire.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2019

Michael Bloomberg at 14-1 Odds to be Next US President

Michael Bloomberg at 14-1 Odds to be Next President

Michael Bloomberg hasn't officially announced his candidacy for the 2020 Presidential race, but he's already caught the eyes of people in Vegas.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - November 8, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Friday November 8, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2019

Michael Bloomberg Preparing to Enter Presidential Race: Latest Odds

Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York City, is opening the door to a 2020 presidential campaign, according to the Associated Press.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/07/2019

Bookmaker launches betting markets for Donald Trump’s Lies

Bookmaker launches betting markets for Donald Trump’s Lies

Canadian sports-betting website enables the public to bet on Trump's lies, using Washington Post Trump Fact-Checker as an arbiter. 

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/06/2019

Prop DD Fails in Colorado Where it Matters

Prop DD Fails in Colorado Where it Matters

As of Wednesday morning, it appeared as is Prop DD was on its way to passing in Colorado.  Voters narrowly would approve a ballot measuring allowing the state to move forward with legalizing sports gambling in the state.  This one was moving back and forth all night but, with nearly 20% of the count still left, the YES was winning by around 13,000.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/06/2019

Trump, Warren Graded Worse for US Legal Online Gambling Sector

One of the biggest online gambling affiliate sites in the legal US market, Gambling.com, has its pulse on which of the 2020 US Presidential candidates would be best for legalized online gambling in the United States.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2019

Buttigieg Surges in Latest Iowa Poll - Current Odds

South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg was coming in at 18% in the most recent New York Times Siena Poll of likely Iowa voters.  The state will be the first in the nation to feature a Democratic Caucus.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/01/2019

Political Betting - US Presidential Odds

Political Betting - US Presidential Odds

This blog focuses on US Presidental betting odds and news. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2019

US Presidential Candidate Andrew Yang Agrees to Ingram Podcast Interview

US Democratic Presidential candidate Andrew Yang tweeted out Saturday that he believes online poker should be legalized nationwide in the United States.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/26/2019

Poker News Updates October 26, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day October 26, 2019. 

Submitted by Ace King on, Oct/26/2019

Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - October 24 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Thursday October 24, 2019.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/24/2019

Trump Impeachment Odds Hit Record High of 75 Percent

Trump Impeachment Odds Hit Record High of 75 Percent

The online prediction website Predictit.com has seen US President Donald Trump's impeachment odds reach an all-time high of 75%.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/23/2019

Pete Beat: Conservative Media Focuses on Buttigieg Following Debate

Pete Beat: Conservative Media Focuses on Buttigieg Following Debate

We know who the conservative media believes won Tuesday night's Democratic Debate.  That would be South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg. His odds of becoming the next US President were set at 8/1, 5th shortest at BetOnline.  The payout would be $80 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/16/2019

Chris Christie Not Peeved NJ Gov Murphy Name on Supreme Court Decision

Chris Christie Not Peeved NJ Gov Murphy Name on Supreme Court Decision

Whatever former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie's legacy will be, one thing is certain:  It was he who paved the way for a landmark decision in the US Supreme Court that now allows states to offer legalized sports betting.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/15/2019

Democratic Debate Betting: Ukraine, Hunter Biden, Impeachment Odds

Democratic Debate Betting: Ukraine, Hunter Biden, Impeachment Odds

SportsBetting.ag has posted a series of prop bets on Tuesday night's Democratic Debate, including the number of times Ukraine is said, China is said, and even whether Hunter Biden's name is mentioned.  Biden, the former US Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden's son, has been accused by current US President Donald Trump of engaging in questionable activities in both the Ukraine and China.  The Bidens have denied any wrongdoings.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/15/2019

Bernie Sanders Health, Drops Out Odds - Democratic Debate

Bernie Sanders Health, Drops Out Odds - Democratic Debate

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders health will likely come up during Tuesday night's Democratic Debate.  In fact, SportsBetting.ag has made YES the favorite in terms of the issue mentioned.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/15/2019

Debate Odds Feature Bernie's Health, Ukraine, China, Facebook and Poll Positions

Debate Odds Feature Bernie's Health, Ukraine, China, Facebook and Poll Positions

The oddsmakers expect the other Democratic candidates to go after Bernie Sanders tonight by addressing his recent health scare.
 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2019

League of Legends Betting Odds Get Political Amid Protests

League of Legends Betting Odds Get Political Amid Protests

There are plenty of ways to wager on the League of Legends World Championship, but the oddsmakers have given the main event a bit of twist. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/11/2019

Senate Trump Impeachment Odds From 0 to 10 Percent and Climbing

Senate Trump Impeachment Odds From 0 to 10 Percent and Climbing

Regardless of what you might think of US President Donald Trump, chances are you might want to show your support (with a bet against impeachment) or distain (with a bet for).  The later chances have gone from 0 to 10% when it comes to an actual impeachment going through in the Senate where Republicans hold the majority.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/10/2019

Ukraine Investigates Former Top Prosecutor Over Illegal Gambling

Ukraine iInvestigates Former Top Prosecutor Over Illegal Gambling

Ukrainian investigators said on Tuesday they had launched criminal proceedings against former top prosecutor Yuriy Lutsenko over ties to illegal gambling businesses. Lutsenko denied any wrongdoing.

Submitted by Reuters on, Oct/01/2019

Trump Whistleblower Odds Now Up

Trump Whistleblower Odds Now Up

Bookmaker.eu now has odds up related to the Ukraine interference whistleblower that has resulted in an impeachment inquiry of US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2019

Trump Small Favorite to be Impeached

Trump Small Favorite to be Impeached

Following the transcript release of the call between Donald Trump and Ukraine, bookies have adjusted their odds regarding the possibility of the President being impeached.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/25/2019

Trump Still Favored Despite Impeachment Inquiry

US President Donald Trump was still an even-odds favorite to be re-elected desipte House Democrats moving forward with an impeachment hearing on Tuesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/24/2019

Head-to-Head Odds for Trump vs. Democrats

Head-to-Head Odds for Trump vs. Democrats

According to the oddsmakers, President Trump would be an underdog to two of the three leading Democratic candidates in the 2020 General Election.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/19/2019

Don't Bet on a Justin Trudeau Resignation: Oddsmaker Says it Ain't Happening

The odds of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau resigning are slim to none according to oddsmakers at BetOnline.ag.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/19/2019

Stephen Biegun The Odds on Favorite to be Named Next National Security Advisor

Stephen Biegun The Odds on Favorite to be Named Next National Security Advisor

With President Trump expected to appoint a new NSA this week, oddsmakers have projected who might be the favorite among 15 candidates.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2019

Breaking News

California Sports Betting Proposal Would Permit Gambling at Tribal Run Casinos

California Sports Betting Proposal Would Permit Gambling at Tribal Run Casinos

18 state tribes have agreed on a sports betting measure appearing on the 2020 ballot similar to what transpired in Colorado last week.

Poker News Updates November 13, 2019

Welcome to our new Poker News blog, all the latest tournament, player and juicy stories related to the game for this day Monday November 13, 2019. 

Is Bovada Legal to Bet on From New Jersey?

New Jersey residents are prohibited from betting on the Bovada website.  However, Bovada does not block those who already have accounts and are traveling within the state.