Politics

Ted Cruz the New National Frontrunner: GOP Nomination Odds Has Him 6-1

A newly released NBC/WSJ poll Wednesday night had Senator Ted Cruz as the new frontrunner in one of the most shocking turn of events since real estate mogul Donald Trump entered the political race for U.S. President last summer.

BetDSI.com had Cruz at 6-1 long odds to receive the GOP nomination after Trump, who was a -123 favorite and seeing 43 percent of the wagering action compared to Cruz’ 12.6 percent.  

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/17/2016

Nevada Democratic Caucus Too Tight to Call by Oddsmakers

The Nevada Democratic Caucus is being viewed as extremely competitive with no clear-cut favorite among the oddsmakers.

BetOnline has Hillary Clinton at -150, requiring a $15 bet to win $10 (the $15 is refunded only if she wins), thus making the former Secretary of State the de facto favorite.  But Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was listed at -120, with a payout potential of $12 for every $10 should he win. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/16/2016

Hookers for Hillary: Sex Workers Caucusing for Clinton as Her Numbers Slip in Nevada

Legal prostitutes have come out to endorse Hillary Clinton to win the Nevada Caucus. That state's voter registrants has more than doubled since the last caucus.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/15/2016

Hillary Clinton Big Favorite to Win Nevada Democratic Caucus at 1-3 Odds

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a 1-3.5 odds favorite to win the Nevada Democratic caucus this coming February 20.  Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was listed at 3-1 odds. 

Though her odds were significant, they were still nowhere near that of South Carolina where Clinton remains a runaway lock at 1-18 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2016

Donald Trump Odds to Win SC Primary: High Risk vs Reward

Donald Trump continued to be the heavy favorite at 1/5.5 odds to win the South Carolina GOP Primary and requiring a $55 bet to claim $10 (the $55 is refunded only with a Trump win).

While the favorite to win South Carolina and seeing 25 of the public betting backing, it was Ted Cruz at 4/1 odds seeing 33 percent of the wagering action.

Early odds suggest Trump is yet another “lock” to win, similar to what we were seeing in New Hampshire.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/11/2016

GOP Winner South Carolina Odds: Jeb Bush Would Pay $1749

Jeb Bush is gaining some momentum in recent days ahead of the South Carolina Primary.  7.7 percent of those betting on this Primary were backing Bush to win here and this is no doubt going to be an uphill battle.  His odds would pay out $1749 on a $100 wager or $175 on a $10 wager.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/11/2016

Odds to Win the South Carolina Republican Primary Revealed

Bookmaker, the oldest established North American wagering firm online, has released its odds to win the South Carolina Republican Primary.

GOP Frontrunner Donald Trump appears to have no clear threat heading into the February 17 Primary.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/10/2016

Donald Trump 1-2 Favorite to Become GOP Nominee Following NH Drubbing

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is now the 1-2 odds favorite to get the Republican nomination following a huge win in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary.

"Wow, wow, wow," Trump said after receiving 35 percent of the state’s vote. "We are going to make America great again!"

Trump had entered the New Hampshire Primary with just shy of 39 percent of the gambling public backing him.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/10/2016

Trump, Sanders Win as Huge Favorites

Early Tuesday morning, oddsmakers had made real estate mogul and reality television star Donald Trump a lock to win the GOP New Hampshire Primary at -2000 odds.  A $200 bet would be required to win $10 (that $200 was refunded with his win)Trump, along with Democrat Bernie Sanders, were both projected as winners by 8 pm EST at the exact time polling at closed. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/09/2016

Where to Bet the New Hampshire Primaries – Latest Odds

You can bet the New Hampshire Primaries at BetDSI.com with the latest odds for both Republicans and Democrats. 

For those betting on the Democratic party, Bernie Sanders has the highest odds of any candidate in any of the 2016 Presidential categories thus far with a sick -7000.  This makes him a virtual lock to win but the risk is too high.  He was no longer available for betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/09/2016

A First of Its Kind: New Hampshire Primaries Super Bowl Cross Betting Props

Just when you think you’ve seen it all, the ingenious folks at BetOnline have just released New Hampshire Primaries betting odds with a twist.  They’ve combined them with Super Bowl 50 scenarios to create some very interesting Cross Sports Political prop bets, all of which can be found here.

All are Cam Newton or Peyton Manning-related plays combined with who wins the New Hampshire Primaries.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/06/2016

Marco Rubio Becomes Favorite to Win GOP Nomination

Senator Marco Rubio of Florida has now been made the -130 favorite to receive the GOP nomination for US President following a performance in the Iowa Caucus that was above expectations.

Though Rubio finished third Monday night, he was widely expected to receive a smaller percentage of the overall vote.  Instead, he was neck-and-neck with Donald Trump at 23 percent and just five percentage points behind the winner, Ted Cruz. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/02/2016

Bet on the Iowa Caucuses Here - Ends 8 pm EST

For those of you looking to bet on the Iowa Caucuses this Monday February 1, you can do so at BetOnline.ag, a leader in online gambling for the North American market since 1997.

Caucusing begins at 8 pm ET Time, 7 pm CT, Betting ends at this time. 

Iowa Caucus bets will be graded by next day (February 2) and paid out within the month thereafter based on payout method (Bitcoin payouts will be expedited).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/01/2016

What is the Payout Betting on Trump Winning the Iowa Caucus?

The current payout on Trump to win the Iowa Caucus Monday was set at -400, up from -250 just two days ago and from around EVEN nearly a week prior. Sportsbook.com was one of the only online gambling sites offering betting on the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primaries (both parties).

Despite the steep price, a bet on Trump is like taking candy from a baby. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/31/2016

PPH That Will Take Bets on US Presidential Race

Many of the PPH businesses managing local bookmakers will be taking bets on the US Presidential race.  Premier Per Head is one such book.

“You will need to take bets on these elections in 2016,” Gilbert Horowitz of Gambling911.com says.  “The gamblers will demand as such.”

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jan/30/2016

US Presidential Betting - Archives 1

Here are your 2016 US Presidential Odds news archived February 1, 2016.  Place your US Presidential bets here.

Trump Pulls Ahead in Iowa, Kasich Building Momentum in New Hampshire - GOP front runner Donald Trump has pulled ahead in Iowa with just days until that state's caucus voting.  Trump was now the -250 favorite to win the Iowa Caucus ahead of previous Iowa front runner Ted Cruz at +170. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/25/2016

Can I Bet on the 2016 Iowa Caucuses and New Hampshire Primaries Online?

You can bet on the Iowa Caucuses 2016 Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primaries online at Sportsbook.ag, which was offering odds on both the Democratic winner and the Republican winner.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/18/2016

Cruz Blasts Washington Post Cartoonist for Depicting Daughters as Monkeys

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, whose odds of becoming the U.S. Presidential GOP nominee for 2016 remained at 3-1, blasted the Washington Post for briefly posting an editorial cartoon on its website depicting his young daughters as monkeys and criticizing him for featuring them in the political area.


Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/23/2015

2016 US Presidential Race Likely Will be Most Wagered on NonSporting Event Ever

In addition to Paddy Power odddsmaker Rory Scott Telling CNN’s Michael Smerconish GOP current front runner Donald Trump Won't Win the Republican nomination, he also made another bold prediction. 

“This will be the biggest nonsporting betting event in our history,” Scott said of the 2016 US Presidential race.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/20/2015

Adelson Meets With Trump: Admits to Buying Las Vegas Review Journal

MACAU (Reuters) - Top Republican Party donor Sheldon Adelson said on Friday he met presidential candidate Donald Trump earlier this week and that the two American billionaires broached the issue at the heart of Adelson's political agenda: support for Israel.

While the mega donor didn't disclose his degree of backing for the front-runner in the race for the Republican nomination, he did say he found Trump to be "very charming" and called his standing in the crowded candidate field "unheard of."

Submitted by Reuters on, Dec/19/2015

BetOnline Inside Look at What Percentage of Bets Each GOP Candidate Has Gotten

Coming into Tuesday night’s GOP Debate on CNN, Donald Trump and Marco Rubio were the odds-on alternating favorites to win the party nomination for US President.

BetOnline.ags Dave Mason Tuesday evening released the amount of action up to this point on each candidate  Line movements for political futures are typically based on more recent action.

Jeb Bush, an early favorite, has received the most action to date.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/16/2015

Parry: Donald Trump's Bets on Gambling Have Led to Wins and Bankruptcies

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) — The first rule of gambling is sometimes you win and sometimes you lose.

Not even Donald Trump was immune to that fundamental truth as he built a gambling empire. He helped Atlantic City grow its casino market into the nation's second-largest while welcoming celebrity friends like Michael Jackson, smothering his casinos in neon purple carpeting and bringing his touch to decorating: If one chandelier is good, then 17 are better.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/15/2015

CNN GOP Debate Ratings Over, Under

Gambling911.com has released its CNN GOP Debate ratings total with an OVER/UNDER of 24.5 viewers.

Where to Bet: Place Your US Presidential Future Bets at BetOnline Here

The first GOP debate this summer on Fox resulted in banner ratings with 24 million viewers.  The second GOP debate on CNN scored 23 million viewers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/15/2015

Vote Eric Schneiderman Out of Office, DraftKings, FanDuel Proclaim

Daily Fantasy Sports leaders DraftKings and FanDuel want their customers to vote New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman out of office. 

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Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Dec/08/2015

Las Vegas Oddsmaker Names Obama ‘Worst Degenerate Gambler in History

Las Vegas oddsmaker and 2008 Vice Presidential candidate for the Libertarian party Wayne Allen Root has named US President Barack Obama the “Worst degenerate gambler in history”. 

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Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Dec/02/2015

Trump Drops 12 Percent in Polls, Nearly Two Points in Odds

The first real bad news for Republican candidate Donald Trump arrived Friday evening and it was a powerful blow to be sure. 

A Reuters/Ipsos poll showed the real estate mogul had dropped 12 points in under a week.  It is the biggest decline Trump has witnessed since rising to the top back in July.

Meanwhile, his odds had gone from 2/1 to +350, actually falling a half point behind fellow GOP candidate Senator Ted Cruz at Sportsbook.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/28/2015

Would President Hillary Clinton Be Good or Bad for Gambling? We Check Her Record

Many people believe that if HIllary Clinton is elected President of the United States, her presidency will be a replay of the presidency of her husband, Bill Clinton, since they have similar views on so many issues.

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Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/25/2015

Gambling Industry Could Get Burned if Bernie Sanders is Elected President

Followers of Bernie Sanders, the Vermont senator running for the Democratic nomination for President of the United States, show their support with the slogan "Feel the Bern."

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Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/11/2015

What is a Good Price Per Head for the US Presidential Race?

PremierPerHead.com is a good Price Per Head for taking bets on the U.S. Presidential race.

Odds offered include nominee for both the Republican and Democratic party and the candidate who will ultimately become the next U.S. President.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Nov/01/2015

Marco Rubio Now Favored to Be Republican Nominee Ahead of 3rd Debate

Florida Senator Marco Rubio has become the favorite to win the nomination for the Republican party ahead of Wednesday night’s debate on CNBC.  Rubio would pay out $24 for every $10 bet with a win.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/28/2015

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