Politics

Bet on the Nevada Democratic Caucus: Clinton vs. Sanders

You can bet on the Nevada Democratic Caucus at BetOnline.  While Hillary Clinton was coming in as a -205 favorite, this race is considered extremely close. 

Bernie Sanders was coming in at +165 odds, which pay out $16.50 for every $10 wagered.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/20/2016

South Carolina Republican Primary Betting Predictions

Gambling911.com has your South Carolina Republican Primary betting predictions and odds.

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Republican primary in South Carolina (Saturday)

Donald Trump, coming off a big win in New Hampshire’s caucus race last week, is a substantial favorite to repeat as the lead vote-getter in Saturday’s election.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/19/2016

Ted Cruz Has Betting Public Backing in South Carolina, Donald Trump Huge Favorite

Despite 31 percent of the betting action coming in on Ted Cruz to win Saturday’s South Carolina Republican Primary compared to Donald Trump getting 28 percent, Trump was still a huge favorite to win at -1585 odds.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2016

Odds on the Next Obama Nominee for the Supreme Court

Following the unexpected death of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Scalia this past weekend and US President Barack Obama’s vow to nominate another Supreme Court Justice in the coming weeks, Bookmaker has released odds on the next Obama nominee for the US Supreme Court.   

Among the first names mentioned, Sri Srinivasan.  Bookmaker lists him with slightly longer than 2-1 odds as the favorite.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/19/2016

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

Justice Scalia Was a Poker Player and Gambler Who Bet on Length of Speeches

Justice Anonin Scalia was a revered man, no matter whether you agreed with his primarily conservative views or not.

Scalia passed away unexpectedly in his sleep Friday night at the age of 79.

What many did not know about the Associate Justice of the Supreme Court is that he had been a poker player.

Oddly enough though, as revealed in a riveting New York Magazine interview with the man, Scalia says he did not even know what a poker tell is.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/14/2016

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!"

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

Donald Trump Super Bowl Bets

What would this year’s Super Bowl be without a few good Donald Trump Super Bowl prop bets?

Our friends at BetOnline have some doozies as they managed to tie in the upcoming New Hampshire Primaries to this weekend’s big game.

Submitted by Dan Shapiro on, Feb/06/2016

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.

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

Mentioning Donald Trump at This Year’s Super Bowl Pays $550

Yes it’s true, Donald Trump may even be at this year’s Super Bowl…or at least mentioned. 

Then again, the oddsmakers believe GOP Presidential frontrunner Donald Trump will not be mentioned during Super Bowl 50.  The payout, if he is, would be a whopping $550 for every $100 bet.
It’s a sure bet should Trump find a way to attend the big game.  No suggestion that he will.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/30/2016

Oakland Raiders Could Become Las Vegas Raiders With Potential Adelson Purchase

A report in the Sheldon Adelson-owned Las Vegas Review Journal has Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis meeting with Adelson Friday “possibly to discuss stadium details”.

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Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Jan/28/2016

US Presidential Betting - Archives 1

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

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

LVRJ Reporters Assignment Under Adelson Ownership: Monitor Judges

Reporters of the Las Vegas Review Journal were told to monitor three area judges, one of whom is overseeing a case involving casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson.  This weekend it was revealed that Adelson is the new owner of the LVRJ.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/19/2015

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

Former New Mexico Secretary of State Reports to Jail Following Gambling Spree

SANTA FE – (Associated Press) - Former New Mexico Secretary of State Dianna Duran surrendered to deputies and was booked into jail Friday to serve a 30-day sentence for siphoning money from her election account to fuel a gambling spree.

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Submitted by Associated Press on, Dec/19/2015

Breaking News

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Man Claims Casino Responsible for Amputated Foot

Howard Thompson claims that the sun deck at Harrah's Casino in Philadelphia is responsible for partially cooking his foot, resulting in an amputation.

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Bill Seeks to Legalize Sports Betting in Maryland

The state of Maryland is inching closer towards legalizing sports wagering.

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Sports Betting Could Have to Contend With Insider Trading Laws

Andrew Mentock of ozy.com details how insider trading laws could soon impact the world of sports wagering.