Politics

Biden Bounce With Harris Rollout? Not Yet

Biden Bounce With Harris Rollout?  Not Yet

Former Vice President and Democratic nominee for US President Joe Biden saw his odds tank early with news that he had selected California Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate.  By Wednesday those odds remained mostly unchanged.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/13/2020

Mount Rushmore Odds List Includes Trump, Kanye, Kim and Oprah

Mount Rushmore Odds List Includes Trump, Kanye, Kim and Oprah

Earlier this week, news surfaced that the White House is attempting to get Donald Trump’s mug on Mount Rushmore.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2020

Biden's Election Odds Tank After Harris Announcement, Pence to Remain VP

Biden's Election Odds Tank After Harris Announcement, Pence to Remain VP

The betting public did not agree with Joe Biden's decision for a VP running mate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2020

Biden Selects Harris as VP Pick

Biden Selects Harris as VP Pick

Joe Biden named California Sen. Kamala Harris as his running mate on Tuesday, making history by selecting the first Black woman to compete on a major party’s presidential ticket and acknowledging the vital role Black voters will play in his bid to defeat President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Aug/11/2020

Gambling Tycoon Sheldon Adelson Cutting Off Trump?

Gambling Tycoon Sheldon Adelson Cutting Off Trump?

Gambling mogul and Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson was reportedly chided by US President Donald Trump for not spending more on his reelection campaign.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/08/2020

Bets Flood in on Harris, Rice for Veepstakes

Over the last 24 hours, 100 percent of the bets placed on the Democratic Vice President ticket have come on Kamala Harris and Susan Rice.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/29/2020

AP: From Police Chief to VP? Inside Val Demings' Unlikely Path

AP: From Police Chief to VP? Inside Val Demings' Unlikely Path

Val Demings has already been vice president.  BetOnline currently offers Demings at 12-1 odds for a payout potential of $1200 on every $100 bet or $120 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jul/26/2020

Trump at 38.7 Percent Chance of Being Re-elected

Trump at 38.7 Percent Chance of Being Re-elected

One online sportsbook has updated its political odds, and it has created prop bets surrounding recent news regarding Dr. Fauci and Twitter.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jul/16/2020

Tammy Duckworth Veepstakes Odds Long Despite Endorsement

Tammy Duckworth Veepstake Odds Long Despite Endorsement

Tammy Duckworth has 12-1 odds of being selected Joe Biden's running mate for the 2020 US Presidential election. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/29/2020

Joe Biden Moves From -160 to -175 to Win 2020 Election

Joe Biden Moves From -160 to -175 to Win 2020 Election

Former US Vice President Joe Biden has seen his odds move from -160 to -175 to win the 2020 Presidential election.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/29/2020

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker Pro Compares Mike 'The Mouth' Matusow to Domestic Terrorist

Poker pro and economist Andrew Barber this weekend compared outspoken fellow pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow to a domestic terrorist.  Matusow is a devout supporter of US President Donald Trump.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/28/2020

Biden Dominates in Latest Poll, Odds Stay Steady for Now

Biden Dominates in Latest Poll, Odds Stay Steady for Now

Former Vice President Joe Biden has now taken a dominant lead in the polls over the sitting US President Donald Trump.  It was the largest national lead to date, up 14 points. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/24/2020

Biden Surges Ahead of Trump in Latest Odds

Biden Surges Ahead of Trump in Latest Odds

Following President Trump's rally in Tulsa, the betting markets have moved Joe Biden to a -160 favorite while Trump is a +130 underdog.  Those odds were holding steady as of Tuesday morning with the US President heading to another coronavirus hot spot of Arizona to give a speech before another crowd.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/23/2020

Trump Rally Sees Joe Biden's Odds Improve

Trump Rally Sees Joe Biden's Odds Improve

Dave Mason of BetOnline shared with Forbes.com that the site saw over 80% of all bets placed Saturday evening come in on the election, much of them during and immediately following US President Donald Trump's controversial rally in Tulsa, Oklahoma. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/21/2020

Trump's Odds of Winning Florida in 2020 Not Good - Here's Why

Trump's Odds of Winning Florida in 2020 Not Good - Here's Why

BetOnline offers odds on each state results for the upcoming 2020 US Presidential election.  Overall, Republican candidate and sitting President Donald Trump is a slight underdog of +120 to win the contest that matters - the Electorial College - at BetOnline.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/18/2020

Bush, Powell Won't Support Trump

Bush, Powell Won't Support Trump

It was just a few days ago that our friends at BetOnline posted odds on former US Republican President George W. Bush endorsing former Vice President and current Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden.  We just got a little closer to that bet being graded a winner. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/08/2020

Matusow "Too Far Gone", "Susceptible to the Qanon Cult Conspiracy Theories"

Matusow "Too Far Gone", "Susceptible to the Qanon Cult Conspiracy Theories"

A devout supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker player Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has been labeled "too far gone" by fellow player Daniel Negreanu.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/07/2020

Top 4 Veep Stakes Bets at BetOnline

Top 4 Veep Stakes Bets at BetOnline

Dave Mason on Saturday evening tweeted out the top four most bet on to be chosen as Democratic candidate for US President Joe Biden's running mate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/06/2020

Election Odds Turn

Election Odds Turn

Thursday afternoon's Drudge Report headline read "Election Odds Turn".

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/04/2020

Matusow on Murdered Security Guard: "I Guess This Black Man's Life Didn't Matter!"

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has come under fire for tweeting the image of a murdered African American security guard with the caption "I guess this black man's live doesn't matter!"  An obvious reference to the Black Lives Matter movement.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jun/03/2020

Bet on Bush Biden Endorsement, Obama Portait, Veepstakes, More

Bet on Bush Biden Endorsement, Obama Portait, Veepstakes, More

BetOnline continues to offer excellent US Presidential Elections related prop betting options.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2020

How About That George W. Bush Endorsement of Biden? Can We Have Some Odds?

How About That George W. Bush Endorsement of Biden?  Can We Have Some Odds?

Over these next few months, be sure to monitor the BetOnline website for all the latest US Elections prop bets.  One in particular we anticipate will be the endorsement of presumed Democratic candidate for President Joe Biden by none other than the former Republican President George W. Bush.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jun/02/2020

Bottoms Up: Atlanta Mayor Among Those Surging in Veep Stakes Odds Market

Bottoms Up: Atlanta Mayor Among Those Surging in Veep Stakes Odds Market

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms star continues to rise in the Veep Stakes with her odds topping off at 9/1, though her average sits around 16/1.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/02/2020

Trump Under Water in Red Utah, Slips to +160 Odds Nationally

Trump Under Water in Red Utah, Slips to +160 Odds Nationally

Reliably red Utah was looking a bit scary for current US President Donald Trump Monday as his job approval slipped into negative territory. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/01/2020

Former Police Chief Val Demings Second Shortest Odds in Veep Stakes

Former Police Chief Val Demings Second Shortest Odds in Veep Stakes

Former Orlando Police Chief Val Demings is fast becoming one of the favorites to join the ticket along side the presumed Democratic Presidential candidate Joe Biden.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/31/2020

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

Poker World Reacts to US Civil Unrest

It's the worst civil unrest in the US since 1968 and poker players have been offering their varying perspectives.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/31/2020

Odds on Trump Fact Check Tweets, RNC Location and Electoral College

Odds on Trump Fact Check Tweets, RNC Location and Electoral College

Betting includes: Trump "fact check" tweets, RNC location and State-by-state Electoral College voting

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/30/2020

Bet the Battleground States 2020: Latest Odds

Bet the Battleground States 2020: Latest Odds

BetOnline has released betting odds on ALL US states for the upcoming November 2020 US Presidential Elections.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, May/24/2020

Gallup Ratings Show Trump In Position To Win Despite The Covid-19 Crisis: Latest Odds

Gallup Ratings Show Trump In Position To Win Despite The Covid-19 Crisis: Latest Odds

US President Donald Trump's approval ratings are better than those of George W. Bush and Barrack Obama at the same point in their first term, according to new data from polling company Gallup.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/22/2020

Trump -120 Favorite to Win Florida But Approval Rating Falling

BetOnline has listed US President Donald Trump as the favorite to win the Florida Electorial College in the upcoming presidential general election with a price of -120 compared to former Vice President Joe Biden at -110.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/20/2020

Breaking News

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Draftkings Loses $161M Amid Pandemic, LeoVegas Revenues Surge

Without sports, the bookmakers were bound to take quite a hit.  During the global pandemic, books had to resort to simulations, Belarus football and - by far the most popular of all sports - Russian table tennis.   None of this really helped it seems.

Trade Group Report: Gambling Economy Hit Hard by Coronavirus

Trade Group Report: Gambling Economy Hit Hard by Coronavirus

The coronavirus and efforts to fight it have hit U.S. casinos and legal gambling businesses hard, leading to a nearly 79% drop in commercial gambling revenue for the second quarter of 2020, the industry’s trade association reported Thursday.

Neptune Man Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Suspect Arrested in Mugging of Keyport Man Returning From Monmouth Park

Authorities have made an arrest over a year after a Keyport, New Jersey man was robbed returning home from winning a significant amount of money at Monmouth Park.