Politics

Obama Sets New High: Odds Have Him Better Than 2/1

Just weeks ago, Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama was at even odds with Republican candidate John McCain. Prior to this time Obama had peaked at just over 2/1 odds (-210).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

Can John McCain Win in Nevada?

In terms of Nevada issues, McCain unsuccessfully tried to ban college sports betting in Nevada, an unpopular move in a state where gambling is an economic engine, writes Dave Toplikar of the Las Ve

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

John McCain’s Gambling Problem: Team May Have Ties to Gambling Industry

As the online gambling industry fights to gain its legal stature in the United States through a challenge waged by the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, the New York Tim

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2008

AOL Crowd Turns on Sarah Palin

When Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was first selected to be Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate, readers overwhelmingly approved.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/27/2008

Focus Group Line Drops When McCain Mentions Sarah Palin

One of the most interesting elements of the Friday night Presidential debate was the focus group lines that were colored for Republican, Democrat and Independents.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2008

Martial Law in the United States? Military Starts Mission Oct 1

The commonwealth of Kentucky seizing domain names, the state of California banning home schooling, our banking sector in crisis as the US Government is about to embark on a $700 billion bailout of

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/26/2008

Free Sarah Palin: Campbell Brown Calls Campaign Actions “Sexists”

"Tonight, I call on the McCain campaign to stop treating Sarah Palin like she is a delicate flower that will wilt at any moment . . .

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/25/2008

Presidential Debate Betting Odds Announced by BetUS.com

Despite news that Friday's first US Presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama could be cancelled, BetUS.com is set to go ahead wit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2008

John McCain Suspends Presidential Campaign

The nation's economic crisis took center stage in the presidential race today.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2008

Network Revolt Over Sarah Palin UN Meeting Could Stir Things Up

The big story on Tuesday outside of questions related to the potential big bailout of Wall Street involved a sort of "cop out".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/23/2008

Obama Gets Lead Back With Prediction Markets

Following two weeks of a sharp decline, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama has nearly gotten his entire lead back in just a matter of days with the prediction markets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2008

Sarah Palin’s Own State of Alaska Votes Her a “Pathological Liar”

To be sure, most of the US does not believe that Republican Presidential running mate Sarah Palin is a "pathological liar", but oddly it is her own home state of Alaska that is one of the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Obama had Bigger Advantage in Pennsylvania at Prediction Markets

In Pennsylvania, Obama's 45 percent to 42 percent advantage is within the 3.5 percent margin of error, according to the Poughkeepsie, New York, based institution. At online prediction market, Sportsbook.com, which just happens to be the largest US facing online sports book in terms of overall customer volume, Obama and the Democrats are -300 favorites to win the state.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 2008 - Courtesy of Jenny Woo

Who are Jenny Woo’s Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 200

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2008

John McCain’s Long Lost Brazilian Love Lost it All Playing Poker

A report filed by the Earth Times claims that the 77-year-

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/20/2008

Iranian Leader Wants to Debate Obama, McCain

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has offered to debate both Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic candidate Barack Obama when he arrives in the United States next week f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/19/2008

Obama’s Lead Grows as Economy Falters

This week's Wall Street meltdown could have been just what the doctor ordered for an ailing Barack Obama campaign.

After losing serious ground to Republican John McCain, Obama is now listed back up to -152 odds at Bookmaker.com. Heading into this week, the two candidates were dead even while prediction markets and polls gave McCain a slight edge.

McCain took a hit along with Wall Street it seems.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2008

Obama Moves Up 1 Percent at Online Prediction Market: -128 Fav Elsewhere

Democratic Presidential candidate, Barack Obama, started to surge at online prediction markets where he moved up a full one percent at intrade.com and w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Joe Biden’s Son Worked for Online Gambling Firm

Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic Vice Presidential running mate, Joe Biden, has agreed to quit his lobbying business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Gambling Website Posts Odds on Sarah Palin Daughter’s Pregnancy

Move over Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Get out of the way Britney Spears!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Wall Street Meltdown, Economic Crisis Giving Obama a Boost

Monday's Wall Street meltdown following the closure of Lehman Brothers and "desperation" acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America wasn't bad news to everyone it seems.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2008

Pastor Says Pray for What Media is Doing to Sarah Palin

Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, has a most interesting ally in her corner.

Pastor James David Manning, PHD has asked his flock to pray for Senator John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin.  Manning unleashed his venom on the media for favoring Barack Obama over McCain and has accused the press of playing "favorites".  (note: the video link may be deemed offensive to viewers)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2008

Third Party Running Mate Wayne Root on Internet Gambling Prohibition

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo recently sat down with Libertarian Bob Barr's running mate, Wayne Root, and discussed his opinion on the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act and what he would do ab

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/14/2008

Bobb Barr Wants Ron Paul as Running Mate

In what could truly shake up the November US Presidential elections, third party candidate, Bob Barr,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2008

Hillary Clinton Back on the Democratic Ticket? Bet On It

Sportsbook.com, the largest US-facing online bookmaker, is said to be considering offering odds on whether Hillary Clinton will be replacing Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket as Senator Barack Oba

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2008

Obama McCain in Dead Heat at Online Prediction Markets

Bookmaker.com, an online gambling website owned by the oldest established North American facing offshore betting firm, BetCRIS, has shifted odds on Republican Presidential candidate John McCain to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2008

Pamela Anderson Tells Sarah Palin to “Suck It”

Tell us how you really feel Pam Anderson.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/11/2008

John McCain Leads Barack Obama at Political Prediction Market for First Time

A "back and forth" between Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in regard to women and race seems to have taken a hefty toll on the Democratic nominee.

For the first time, online prediction market intrade.com had John McCain leading Barack Obama by a half point (49.5 to 49) Wednesday afternoon. Obama had fallen nearly 3 points in just a matter of hours.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Lipstick on a Pig: What‘s Got McCain and Palin Sow Riled Up?

Whether Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama was referring to Republican candidate John McCain's running mate when he referred to "lipstick on a pig" Tuesday remains questionabl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

John McCain Sex Ed Ad For Kindergarteners Has Obama Camp Fuming

An ad put out by the John McCain camp this week suggesting that the only accomplishment Barack Obama has had on the educational front is ensuring sex education be taught to kindergarten students ha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Breaking News

Colorado Sports Betting Bill Introduced Late in Session

Colorado Sports Betting Bill Introduced Late in Session

Some Colorado lawmakers want to ask voters in November whether sports betting should be legal in the state.

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Passes in Senate

Iowa Sports Betting Bill Passes in Senate

A bill that would legalize betting on sporting events and fantasy sports in Iowa has passed the Senate and is expected to be considered as soon as Monday in the House.

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