Politics

Wayne Root: Obama Insults Small Business Owners

2008 Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate and one time sports service consultant, Wayne Allyn Root, is a small business owner.

Submitted by Guest on, Mar/17/2009

Condi Rice’s Man Peter McKay May Get Nato Job

There were rumors once floating around that Condoleeza Rice had fallen for Canadian Defense Minister, Peter McKay, during a trip to that nation.  Gamb

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/11/2009

Ron Paul to Appear on CNN D.L. Hughley Breaks The News

Everybody's favorite 2008 Republican Presidential candidate, Ron Paul, will be appearing this Saturday night on CNN's D.L.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

Barney Frank Wants Prosecutions, More..

Congressman Barney Frank, who would like the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act overturned as part of his extensive effort to stabilize the banking sector, outlined his agenda for the month o

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/05/2009

The First Dog: He Won’t be Named After Barney Frank

The White House First Dog is expected by April - a  Portuguese Waterdog (a what?).   The only thing we don't know is his/her name.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2009

2010 Presidential Hopeful on Lou Dobbs Blasts Obama Over Vegas

Libertarian 2012 Presidential hopeful Wayne Allyn Root will be appearing on Lou Dobbs radio Monday February 16, 2008 at 3:35 pm EST/12:35 pm PST to discuss the current economic crisis, financial st

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/12/2009

Former VP Candidate Says Welcome to Obama –ville

One person who won't be supporting President Obama's massive economic stimulus package is the former Libertarian VP running mate, Wayne Root. 

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/09/2009

Holder Confirmed As Attorney General On 75-21 Vote

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/02/2009

The Obama Super Bowl Pick: Bet Against The Steelers

Last year, President Barack Obama (then a Senator) picked the New England Patriots to win the 2008 Super Bowl.  He was wrong!

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/01/2009

Jon Kyl for President in 2012?

Arizona Republican Senator and former US Presidential candidate, John McCain, disclosed on Larry King Live Thursday night that he believed his colleague and "friend", fellow Arizona Senat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Online Gambling Nemesis Jon Kyl Won’t Support Timothy Geithner

Some call him "Enemy Number One" to the online gambling sector.  In fact, Arizona Republican Senator Jon Kyl probably considers that a compliment.  Kyl, who helped push through legislat

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/22/2009

Inauguration Betting Mostly Offered to Non US Citizens

If you were looking to place those all important Inauguration bets, move to Europe!  That's because few if any of the online gambling websites catering to US citizens are actually offering Barack

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/19/2009

Stimulus Package Proposal From Former US VP Candidate Wayne Root

As we reach the big day of President-elect Barack Obama's inauguration, it would seem like an ideal time to talk about the greatest challenge facing his new administration- the triple whammy of eco

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/19/2009

Obama Inauguration Betting: Yes It’s Available

The odds of Abraham Lincoln getting the first presidential shout-out are 10-11 according to online gambling website BetUS.com.  FDR is

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/13/2009

Caroline Kennedy to fill Clinton's Senate Seat Say Gamblers

84 percent of the betting public believes that Caroline Kennedy will be named to fill Hillary Clinton's New York State Senate seat.  According to the action taken at online gambling exchange,

Submitted by Payton on, Jan/12/2009

Nancy Pelosi’s BCS BS

So the US economy is going to Hell in a hand basket...Is that any reason for House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to hold session Thursday afternoon for those members from Oklahoma and Florida looking to rus

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/07/2009

Republicans Head to Vegas for Obama’s Inauguration

Sure we know that President Elect Barack Obama's inauguration will be held in Washington, D.C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/07/2009

Ron Paul on Government and Fraud

Texas Congressman, one time US Presidential candidate and an advocate for the online gambling industry, Ron Paul, recently wrote about the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme and how the US Government runs

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/25/2008

Jesse Jackson Jr. Going Down? What Are The Odds?

With Thursday's revelations that Congressman Jesse Jackson, Jr.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/11/2008

Libertarian Presidential Candidate Talks Illinois Governor Scandal on Fox

Wayne Root will denounce the $15 Billion bailout of the auto industry and he'll be talking about the Illinois governor corruption scandal. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/10/2008

We Don’t Need Any Bailouts Says Former House Majority Leader

In an exclusive interview with Gambling911.com's own Jenny Woo, former Republican House Majority Leader, Dick Armey, said he was completely against any bailout for Wall Street, the banks, the auto

Submitted by Payton on, Dec/08/2008

Obama Nationalization Controversy Has Little Affect on Odds

Oddsmakers at Ireland's leading bookmaker, Paddy Power, have been listing odds on a Barack Obama impeachment or re

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/05/2008

Obama Good For The Internet? Some Have Their Doubts

The Barack Obama administration has outlined some of its policies following January's inauguation at Change.gov That site offers a pledge to protect the Internet from censorship and government inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

UK Government Pre-Budget Leaks to Bookmaker

A business leader accused the Government today of leaking details of the Pre-Budget Report "like a sieve" as bookmakers stopped taking money on the most widely reported policy changes, ac

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/24/2008

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

The +350 favorite to be named the Republican nominee for President of the United States in 2012 (see

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2008

Same Sex Marriage: You Can Now Bet On It

Same sex marriage is a hot topic, not just in the United States but around the world as well.  In Ireland, you can actually bet on whether that country will legalize same sex marriages before 2015

Submitted by Guest on, Nov/20/2008

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy?

George!

That is the favorite as posted by the fine folks at Paddy Power, who may have been slamming down those Guinesses once again.  The idea that the Obama's would name their puppy after George W. Bush seems sort of off the wall if you ask us.  Then again, maybe they are thinking in terms of our first President, George Washington.  After all, Washington is listed with 10-1 odds.  To make things stranger, Denzel is given 12-1 odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/16/2008

Hillary Clinton Could Become Obama’s Secretary of State

Odds on Hillary Clinton become President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State were long at   

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2008

Obama Plans to Reverse Many of Bush Administration Policies

President Elect Barack Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic dr

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2008

Obama Assassination Bet In Bad Taste: Odds Still Offered

Ireland's biggest online bookmaker, Paddy Power, has been raked through the coals for offering a bet on which it will pay out should president-elect Barack Obama be assassinated during his first

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2008

Breaking News

Jeopardy Champ James Holzhauer: 'I Majored in Online Poker'

When asked on Monday night's episode of Jeopardy where he got his smarts, professional sports bettor James Holzhauer joked he attended the University of Illinois "where I majored in online poker". $89229 was his winnings Monday night alone.

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine Vote on Sports Betting Coming Shortly

Maine legislators say they are 95% there but it is the other 5% they need to hash out, at which point sports betting could soon become a reality in the New England state.  Seven bills have been reduced to one.

Become a Bookie

How to Become a Bookie From Scratch

Becoming a bookie isn’t as difficult as you may think. In this guide, I will assume that you are starting from scratch and provide you with the steps to get started. There’s a lot to learn if you want to run a successful operation, but I don’t want to overwhelm anyone.