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Wayne Allyn Root: Weiner Gone Wild

Former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee and regular Gambling911.com contributor Wayne Allyn Root spouts off on Anthony Weiner.

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Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jun/16/2011

Anthony Weiner Resigning: 99.2 Percent of Gambling Public was Right

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jun/16/2011

New Hampshire GOP Presidential Debate: Latest Odds

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Jun/12/2011

Anthony Weiner Resignation Odds Shorten with X-Rated Photo

An x-rated photo has now surfaced on the Internet, presumably of Democratic Congressman Anthony Weiner.

Submitted by Payton on, Jun/08/2011

Ron Paul: “U.S. Gold Should be in Hands of People”

In an interview with CNBC, US Republican Presidential candidate Ron Paul wants to stop the falling value of the U.S. dollar by digging into America’s gold reserves.

"They’re worrying about raising the debt limit," said the Texas congressman. "I’m worried about the value of the dollar" especially if the Federal Reserve continues to "print money" whenever it wants.

"They try to pump up the fear and scare us into doing things," he said of the government, adding that was how the bank bailouts came about. "Aren’t we defaulting if the dollar is worth 90 cents this year?"

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/27/2011

Odds on the Next President of France: Dominique Strauss Kahn 10/1

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, May/17/2011

Allegations That IMF Boss Tried to Rape French Journalist Tristane Banon

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, May/16/2011

The Hill: No Longer Impossible That Ron Paul Will Get GOP Nomination

Long considered an outcast, Republican Ron Paul is said to be shaping the GOP along with his son Rand (Kentucky Senator). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/09/2011

Oh The Irony: Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice Pre-empted by Obama

The announcement of Osama Bin Laden’s death at the hands of US special forces could not have come at a more ironic time.

Major networks cut in to the news shortly after 10:40 pm ET just as Donald Trump’s Celebrity Apprentice episode was to reveal the next firing (elimination results).  Trump, as everyone knows, has ruled the political stage in recent weeks with demands for US President Barack Obama to show his long born birth certificate.  Many have speculated that Trump is using the political arena to help boost ratings for his television empire.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/02/2011

Bin Laden Dead Odds to Pay Out

US President Barack Obama was to announce that Osama Bin Laden is dead Sunday night.

Betting exchanges and online gambling websites have offered odds on his capture or death for years with varying prices.   6 percent of those betting this contract at intrade.com believed he would be captured or killed before year’s end. 

News organizations reported that the US had recovered the body of Bin Laden and conducted a DNA sample to prove the world’s biggest terrorist’s death. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/01/2011

Ron Paul Odds of Becoming Next US President in 2012 at 45/1

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/27/2011

Online Gambling Supporter Ron Paul Running for US President

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/25/2011

Online Gambling Zealot Spencer Bachus Lets District Down

Spencer Bachus Votes Against Derivative Regulations Against Best Interest of District in Agony

The man who hates online poker and other forms of Web gambling, Spencer Bachus, who also acts as the House Financial Services Committee, is helping to exasperate the agony of his district of Jefferson County.  This is the claim of Joe Nocera of the New York Times

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/23/2011

Just 7 Percent of Prediction Market Behind Donald Trump GOP Nomination

What are Donald Trump’s odds of winning the GOP nomination for the 2012 US Presidency?

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/22/2011

Donald Trump Rises Above Michele Bachmann at Prediction Market

Donald Trump’s chances of winning the 2012 Republican US Presidential nomination continue to increase, now surpassing Michele Bachmann. 

Prediction market intrade.com had The Donald close to 8 percent after being at 5.8 percent just last week

Bachmann’s odds of grabbing the GOP nomination fell from just shy of 8 percent last week to 7 percent.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/14/2011

US Government Shutdown Odds at 68 Percent

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/07/2011

BetUS.com Gets in on the Gaddafi Betting Craze

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/30/2011

Gaddafi Odds of Leaving Power Now at 70 Percent

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/22/2011

Gaddafi: If, When and How he is Removed from Power Odds

BetUS.com is the latest online gambling site to offer odds on Libya strongman Muammar Gaddafi. 

With Gaddafi slowly gaining ground once again and taking control of cities previously occupied by opposition forces, the oddsmakers still believe he will be forced from power with odds of 1/8.  His remaining in power would pay out $40 for every $10 bet (see website for exact time frame on this bet).

There were odds on when Gaddafi relinquishes power, with August or later being the 7/2 long shot.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/14/2011

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