Politics

Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will not resign after addressing sexual harassment allegations.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/03/2021

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

With a third woman stepping forward claiming that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acted in an inappropriate matter, our friends at BetOnline released odds on whether he will resign.  The YES pays out $15 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/02/2021

DeSantis, Noem and Trump 2024 Odds Slashed Following CPAC

DeSantis, Noem and Trump 2024 Odds Slashed Following CPAC

Some Republicans are calling for a DeSantis-Noem ticket in 2024.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2021

You Can Bet on CPAC Orlando 2021

Donald Trump is set to make his first post-presidential speech on Sunday at the CPAC in Florida.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2021

Cuomo Re-election Odds Could Get Much Longer With "Kiss" Claim

Cuomo Re-election Odds Could Get Much Longer With "Kiss" Claim

A former aide says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo kissed her, and even suggested a game of strip poker.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2021

Michelle Wie West Lashes Out at Giuliani Over "Panty" Comments

Michelle Wie West Lashes Out at Giuliani Over "Panty" Comments

LPGA Tour golfer Michelle Wie West posted a statement on Twitter on Friday night in response to the objectifying story told by former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on a podcast Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2021

Cruz Abandoned Pet Dog Snowflake During Texas Deep Freeze

Cruz Abandoned Pet Dog Snowflake During Texas Deep Freeze

Oddsmakers have declined to release odds on Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz resigning, saying it won't happen.  The calls to do so increased Friday after reports surfaced that Cruz not only abandoned millions of his constituents during a devestating statewide deep freeze, but also abandoned his pet poodle Snowflake. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2021

Cruz Reportedly Flies Off to Cancun During State Crisis: This Will Hurt His Presidential Odds

Cruz Reportedly Flies Off to Cancun During State Crisis: This Will Hurt His Presidential Odds

Reports of Ted Cruz fleeing to Cancun in the midst of a state crisis that has left hundreds of thousands without power during a deep freeze may be the final nail in the coffin when it comes to his Presidential aspirations, and oddsmakers will be taking notice.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2021

Trump Odds Improve in Wake of Nonconviction

Trump Odds Improve in Wake of Nonconviction

The non-conviction of former president Donald Trump had a positive impact on his chances of being elected in 2024, at least according to the oddsmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/16/2021

Cuomo, Newsom Futures Bleak According to Oddsmakers

Cuomo, Newsom Futures Bleak According to Oddsmakers

The odds favor California movements to recall Governor Gavin Newsom obtaining enough signatures to have another vote.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's re-election bid looks bleak as well.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/16/2021

Wayne Allyn Root Banned by Twitter

Wayne Allyn Root Banned by Twitter

A conservative firebrand and staunch Trump supporter has been banned from the social media platform twitter. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/14/2021

Number of Senators Who Voted to Convict Trump Went Over Oddsmakers Target

Number of Senators Who Voted to Convict Trump Went Over Oddsmakers Number

A total of 57 Senators voted to convict former US President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.  Oddsmakers had that number pegged at 54.5.  A total of 67 was needed for Trump to be found guilty.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/13/2021

The Ben Roethlisberger Impeachment Prop Bet

The Ben Roethlisberger Impeachment Prop Bet

The oddsmakers neglected to offer a prop bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger being invoked during former US President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2021

96.8% of Trump Not Being Convicted in Senate

96.8% of Trump Not Being Convicted in Senate

Former US President Donald Trump will not be convicted by the Senate, according to oddsmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/09/2021

Where Can I Bet The Trump Second Impeachment Trial?

Where Can I Bet The Trump Second Impeachment Trial?

The Super Bowl is over, but that doesn’t mean the betting markets are taking the day off.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2021

Bettors Banking on Biden-less Super Bowl, Approval Rating and White House Visit

Bettors Banking on Biden-less Super Bowl, Approval Rating and White House Visit

According to the betting public, President Biden will not be attending Super Bowl LV in Tampa this weekend.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2021

Trump-Biden $100 Bet Lands Friends in Court

Trump-Biden $100 Bet Lands Friends in Court

Jeffrey Costa of Georgia has sued Sean Hynes of Florida in small claims court over a $100 friendly political bet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2021

Melania Trump Divorce Odds: 'Counting the Minutes"

A former aide to Melania Trump reveals that the First Lady is ‘counting the minutes until she can divorce Donald (Trump)’ after he leaves office.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/19/2021

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Donald Trump plans to pardon as many as 100 people during his last hours in office, and we have some great prop bets pertaining to this topic.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Though you will be unable to place bets on the Joe Biden Presidential Inauguration at FanDuel, Draftkings and Fox Bet, fear not, there are alternatives

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

You can bet on numerous Joe Biden Inauguration Day props at BetOnline.  Remember, state-licensed online sportsbooks like FanDuel and Draftkings are prohibited from taking bets on politics in most regions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Dave Mason of BetOnline on Tuesday confirmed that those who placed bets in 2016 on whether a US border wall would be completed by the end of Donald Trump's Presidency will be graded as "NO".

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/12/2021

Trump Odds Decimated in Wake of Capitol Chaos

Trump Odds Decimated in Wake of Capitol Chaos

A week ago, outgoing US President Donald Trump was the odds-on favorite to represent the GOP in 2024.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2021

Ted Cruz Political Aspirations Take a Hit With Oddsmakers

Ted Cruz Political Aspirations Take a Hit With Oddsmakers

Amid last week’s political fallout, BetOnline have raised the odds on Donald Trump Sr., Donald Trump Jr., Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2021

Trump Odds: Will there be a 25th Amendment Vote in Congress?

Trump Odds: Will there be a 25th Amendment Vote in Congress?

The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution says that if the President becomes unable to do his job, the Vice President becomes the President. This can happen for just a little while, if the President is just sick or disabled for a short time.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Trump Twitter Odds: Next Handle, Permanent Ban

Trump Twitter Odds: Next Handle, Permanent Ban

With word that outgoing US President Donald Trump had been banned from Twitter for a 12 hour period, oddsmakers at BetOnline began offering various social media prop bets including what his new Twitter handle would be if permanently removed.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Which Non Extradition Country Trump Will Flee To Odds

The online bookmaker BetOnline has created a prop bet regarding which non-extradition country current US President Donald Trump will flee to first this year, and to no surprise, Russia is the favorite.

The online bookmaker BetOnline has created a prop bet regarding which non-extradition country current US President Donald Trump will flee to first this year, and to no surprise, Russia is the favorite.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Trump 2024 Chances Take Major Hit

Trump 2024 Chances Take Major Hit

The oddsmakers have severely reduced sitting US President Donald Trump's chances of being elected again in 2024.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Warnock, Ossoff Projected to Win GA: Bets Not Likely to be Graded for Some Time

The Democratic Senate candidate Raphael Gamaliel Warnock is projected the winner of the Georgia runoff race.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2021

Warnock, Perdue Close as Favorites in GA Senate Runoff

BetOnline announced it would be closing its betting market on the Georgia Senate runoff.  For anyone who thought the vote would occur across partylines, the BOL closing lines suggest this may not ncessarily have been the case. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/05/2021

Breaking News

Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

Dish-DraftKings Sports Betting Pact Blitzes FuboTV Stock

DISH Network (Nasdaq: DISH) and DraftKings (Nasdaq: DKNG) on Wednesday announced a strategic agreement across DISH's portfolio of brands to bring DraftKings' sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences directly to DISH customers nationwide, beginning with a first-of-its-kind DraftKings app integration on the DISH TV Hopper platform. The agreement also allows for subsequent DraftKings sportsbook and daily fantasy experiences with DISH Network's SLING TV and Boost Mobile in the future. 

With Sale of the Venetian, Las Vegas Sands Exits the Strip

With Sale of the Venetian, Las Vegas Sands Exits the Strip

Las Vegas Sands is selling the iconic Venetian casino resort and its Sands Expo and Convention Center for $6.25 billion, withdrawing from gambling operations on the Las Vegas Strip after changing the nature of the casino business there and just about everywhere else.

Why Bitcoin Could Triple Over Next Year

William Quigley, managing director of Magnetic, a crypto focused investment fund, explains why he believes that bitcoin's value can still rise dramatically into 2022.