Politics

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

Sarah Palin, Joe Biden and ..Wayne Root? Woo Interviews the Other VP Hopeful

So much has been made of Republican Vice Presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, since she was selected, Democratic running mate, Joe Biden, must feel like the red headed step child.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Introducing the Sarah Palin Doll….Selling Like Hot Cakes

Move over Barbie, there's a new girl in town and this one carries a gun, a Bible, wants to ban sex education taught in High School and can kick Ken's ass from Miami to Wasila, Alaska...and back.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Latest Obama Ad Disputes McCain and Palin as “Mavericks”

The latest Barack Obama ad attempts to discredit Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's status - mostly thrust upon him by the media - as a "Maverick" by claiming he has working

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

Sarah Palin Can’t Seem to Cut a Break: New Complaint Filed

The nation seemingly has fallen in love with Senator John McCain's running mate pick, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

McCain Leads Obama in Polls…Not Yet in Prediction Markets

A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken over the weekend shows, as running mate Sarah Palin helps close an "enthusiasm gap" that has dogged the GOP all year.

John McCain leads Democrat Barack Obama by 50%-46% among registered voters, the Republican's biggest advantage since January and a turnaround from the USA TODAY poll taken just before the convention opened in St. Paul. Then, he lagged by 7 percentage points.

While the online prediction markets do not show John McCain leading, the numbers have shifted dramatically in just a matter of days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Obama Blasts McCain, Palin: Odds All Time Low of -170

Democratic US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has come out swinging - and he needs to.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/07/2008

Sarah Palin was Listed With 6/1 Odds to be Chosen McCain Running Mate

Contrary to news reports, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was far from a long shot to be selected as Republican Presidential nominee John McCain's running mate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Man Named in Alleged Sarah Palin Affair

The John McCain camp has threatened legal action against the National Enquirer in recent days for reporting that his running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair while married to her husband, Todd.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/05/2008

Sarah Palin for President: Support Base Grows

Forget John McCain. Forget Barack Obama for that matter. And forget 2008! We're already looking ahead to 2012 and Sarah Palin...for President.

That's right. http://www.palin4pres2012.com/ is about to start working towards the goal, obviously under the assumption that a 76 year old McCain won't be running for a second term.   The website is slated to go live in just a matter of days. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2008

John McCain Odds at All Time High Online Prediction Markets Report

Senator John McCain's chances at the White House hit an all-time high Friday morning behind record volumes on the Intrade.com presidential prediction ma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

John McCain Still Just Shy of 40 Percent Chance to Win Says Prediction Market

By most accounts, the Republican Senator out of Arizona, John McCain, delivered an inspiring speech at Thursday night's closing of the Republican Convention in Minneapolis.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Iowa Election Betting Odds Big on Obama

At -450 odds, the Democrats winning the college electoral in Iowa hasn't changed much but the polls suggest that the state is very much in the hands of Democratic Presidential hopeful Barack Obama.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/04/2008

The National Enquirer Prepares to Print Story That Sarah Palin Had Affair

The National Enquirer was preparing to publish a story that Republican John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair with her husband's business partner.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

Sarah Palin Speaks: Likely Big Ratings Draw for Republican Convention

Sarah Palin took to the podium Wednesday night in what was arguably the most anticipated speech of the Republican Convention (complete with countdown time watch on screen that was not entirely accu

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

Ron Paul on Neil Cavuto 4:00 PM Wednesday Fox News

One time Presidential hopeful Ron Paul will be talking to Neil Cavuto on Fox News today (Wednesday) at 4 pm EST.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

Sarah Palin Not Interviewed Until Day Before VP Nod

In a shocking revelation, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was not interviewed to be Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate until just 24 hours before the announcement was made thi

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/03/2008

Obama to Appear on O’Reilly Factor Thursday

The Washington Post reports that Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama secretly met with Fox News execs to discuss what was perceived as "unfair treatment" and "bias reporti

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

Smart Money on Sarah Palin Dropping Off Ticket Say Oddsmakers

A host of online odds makers have begun offering betting on whether Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin, will come off the ticket following a series of scandal

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/03/2008

Inside John McCain's Brain: How He Might See Sarah Palin

Some of you might be asking yourselves: What was Senator John McCain thinking when he chose an Alaska Governor with less than two years under her belt to join him as his Vice Presidential running m

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

Prediction Market Bets on Sarah Palin Withdrawing from Republican Ticket

Intrade.com is one of the first prediction markets betting on whether Sarah Palin will drop out of the Presidential race as Republican candidate John Mc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2008

Sarah Palin on YouTube? Too Good to be True

We just knew there had to be some Sarah Palin lookalikes out there and this one could very well be her twin.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/02/2008

McCain Gains Ground as Media Hones in on Palin Like Vultures

More revelations surrounding Republican Presidential hopeful John McCain's VP choice, Sarah Palin, continued to emerge on Tuesday - none of them all that good.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/02/2008

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Gambling and Sports Betting News Wire - June 26, 2019

Here are today's headlines in the world of gambling and sports betting as they happen - Wednesday June 26, 2019.

More Sports Handicapping Sites Dump Offshore Ads in Favor of Regulated US Market

The popular sports handicapping website Picks and Parlays is the latest to remove offshore sportsbook ads in favor of legal betting sites in both New Jersey and Nevada.

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Sportsbook Hub of Costa Rica

A 6.2 magnitude earthquake hit the border of Costa Rica and Panama overnight Wednesday.  Costa Rica is home to several dozen online sportsbooks, casinos and Pay Per Heads.