Politics

Report: Trump Lied About Not Wanting a Casino in Florida

(Associated Press) - Jeb Bush said during Wednesday night's Republican presidential debate that Donald Trump wanted casino gambling in Florida. Donald Trump said "I did not."

"I promise, if I wanted it, I would have gotten it," Trump told Bush during the exchange. Bush replied, "No way, man."

Submitted by Associated Press on, Sep/17/2015

All Bets on Carly Fiorina: Jumps Ahead of Ben Carson at Sportsbook

Following a highly praised GOP debate performance Wednesday night, U.S. Presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has seen her odds slashed from 20-1 to 12-1 over the past 24 hours at Sportsbook.ag.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/17/2015

Carly Fiorina May Have Killed It Again With Second Solid Debate Performance

Once again, former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina took down the house at the second 2016 GOP Presidential debate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/16/2015

Carly Fiorina Latest Odds at 15-1: Could be Slashed After Debate

While Republican U.S. Presidential candidate and former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina has seen her odds slashed in recent weeks following a highly lauded first debate appearance, one might anticipate a further reduction in her current 15-1 price at Sportsbook.ag following Wednesday night’s second GOP debate. 

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Sep/16/2015

Second GOP Presidential Debate Ratings Betting Odds

Gambling911.com has released odds on the CNN GOP Presidential Debate, the second in just over one month.  Will David Mason of BetOnline offer odds on the OVER/UNDER viewers for Wednesday’s CNN GOP Presidential Debate?

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/15/2015

Ben Carson Gaining on Donald Trump in GOP Nominee for US President Race

Neurosurgeon Ben Carson is gaining on real estate mogul Donald Trump in the latest New York Times/CBS News poll.

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Both men are the only two GOP U.S. Presidential candidates in double digits.

The next Republican debate was set to be held Wednesday evening on CNN.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/15/2015

Things Get Ugly as Trump Blasts Fiorina: ‘Look at That Face!’

Odds continue to improve for two outsider GOP U.S. Presidential candidates, both of whom have begun to target one another.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Sep/10/2015

Trump Nearly Catches Bush at Sportsbooks: Carson Tied in Iowa Polls

Good news for Republican U.S. Presidential candidate and neurosurgeon Ben Carson as he is now tied with frontrunner real estate mogul Donald Trump in the Iowa polls.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Sep/01/2015

Would a Third President Bush be Good for Gambling?

Gambling911.com examines the candidate’s record.

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At most online gambling sites that offer political betting, former Florida governor John E. "Jeb" Bush is still the odds-on favorite to win the 2016 Republican nomination for President of the United States.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/30/2015

More Trump Megyn Kelly Tweets, Ailes Demands Apology, Odds Slashed

As the Donald Trump vs. Megyn Kelly feud continues, the real estate mogul’s odds have been cut even further to become the GOP nominee for U.S. President in 2016. Trump would pay out $350 for every $100 bet.  Jeb Bush remained the favorite at 2/1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/25/2015

Presidential Candidate Scott Walker a Hypocrite on Gambling

When it comes to gambling, Wisconsin governor and Republican Presidential candidate Scott Walker can be described in one word.

Hypocrite.

As in, say one thing and do another.

Or more specifically, as in speaking out against political donations from casino interests, but then accepting political donations from those same casino interests.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/24/2015

Joe Biden US Presidential Odds Shorten on News He Could Get Into Race

The White House spoke candidly early Monday afternoon regarding a potential U.S. Vice President Joe Biden run for President in 2016.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/24/2015

Bookies, Gamblers Not Betting on Trump to Become Republican Nominee

The polls may have real estate tycoon Donald Trump well ahead of the other GOP contenders to become the Republican nominee for US President.  Don’t tell that to gamblers or the bookmakers who base their odds on player action.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/19/2015

New Video Set to Expose Sheldon Adelson, US Presidential Hopeful Lindsey Graham

A new video is set to premier on The Tim James Show which looks to expose the hypocrisy of casino magnate Sheldon Adelson and his push to prohibit online gambling.

Adelson is the brainchild behind legislation introduced by South Carolina Republican Senator and U.S. Presidential hopeful Lindsey Graham as well as Utah Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz.

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/18/2015

Presidential Candidate John Kasich Involved in Ohio Gambling Controversy

Ohio governor John Kasich was late getting into the race for the Republican nomination for President of the United States, but he's already one of the leaders in the polls.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/17/2015

Donald Trump Once Wanted to Go to War With NFL

GOP Presidential candidate and current frontrunner Donald Trump will be featured Thursday on a special “Rachel Maddow” archives show (MSNBC 9 pm EST) that includes footage of the Donald discussing how he wished to go to war with the might National Football League.

That didn’t exactly work out.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/12/2015

Of All The Presidential Candidates, Chris Christie is the Most Gambling-Friendly

This is one article in an ongoing Gambling 911 series on 2016 Presidential candidates and their views on gambling issues.

Of all the candidates running for the 2016 Republican Presidential nomination, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is by far the most gambling-friendly.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/11/2015

Iowa, New Hampshire Polls Show Surge for Trump, Fiorina, Kasich: Latest GOP Odds

Scott Walker appears to be losing ground in Iowa as Donald Trump picks up the lead according to a new Suffolk University poll conducted August 7-10 immediately following Thursdays first GOP debate.  Scott has dropped to second place at 12%.  Trump was coming in at 17%.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/11/2015

Donald Trump Would be ‘Whiner in Chief’ as Odds Drop Off a Bit

Appearing on CNN Tuesday morning as part of a media blitz that included Fox News, GOP frontrunner for US President Donald Trump admitted he was the “Biggest Whiner”.

"I do whine because I want to win, and I'm not happy about not winning, and I am a whiner, and I keep whining and whining until I win," he said on CNN.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/11/2015

Trump: ‘Megyn Kelly Should Apologize to Me’ After ‘Blood From Wherever’ Flap

GOP Presidential candidate and current frontrunner Donald Trump believes he is owed an apology from Fox News anchor and debate moderator Megyn Kelly after being asked about past disparaging remarks he has made against women, including calling television personality Rosie O’Donnell a “fat slob”.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/10/2015

Donald Trump 5-1 Odds of Becoming Republican Nominee Following GOP Debate

After Thursday night’s first GOP 2016 Presidential debate, real estate mogul and reality star Donald Trump continued to come in with short 5-1 odds of being nominated the Republican candidate.  Only Jeb Bush (2-1) and Scott Walker (4-1) had shorter odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/09/2015

Donald Trump and the Mob: His Ties are Extensive According to Report

Last week, Chris Frates, CNN Investigative Correspondent, published an intriguing report on real estate mogul and GOP Presidential hopeful Donald Trump’s dealings with the Mob

Trump's alleged ties to New York and Philadelphia crime families go back decades and have been recounted in a book, newspapers and government records, Frates notes.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/07/2015

Smart Money on Jeb Bush, Not Donald Trump Says Bookmaker

Bookmaker.ag, the oldest established North American-facing online sportsbook, thinks that Donald Trump is far from a shoo-in to be the Republican nominee for U.S. President despite his runaway poll numbers.

Bookmaker reports that there has been a lot of action leading up to Thursday’s first GOP debate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Aug/06/2015

Trump Will Call Someone an Idiot, Moron at First Ever GOP Debate: Latest Odds

BetOnline was offering odds on whether GOP US Presidential candidate Donald Trump will call someone an idiot or moron at the first Republican debate for the 2016 elections.  

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/06/2015

Anyone Offering Betting Odds on First GOP Debate? Trump Odds Now Up

Say what you will about Donald Trump.  He’s a bona fide star.  Many believe that his mere presence during Thursday night’s first 2016 GOP debate will result in historic ratings for any U.S. Presidential debate.

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Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/05/2015

Presidential Candidate Donald Trump and Gambling: What is His Record?

A dismal failure on all fronts, Gambling911.com can reveal

Four years ago, Gambling 911 profiled the candidates running for President of the United States in regard to their views on gambling issues.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Aug/04/2015

Trump Gives Out Personal Cell Phone Number of RAWA Co-Author Lindsey Graham

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham may be getting plenty of angry texts and cell phone calls from those in the online gambling world as fellow Republican candidate for US President Donald Trump gave out Graham’s number during a gathering in the Palmetto State early Tuesday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/21/2015

Donald Trump Still Pays 14-1 Odds to be Nominated US Republican Candidate

Real estate mogul and reality star Donald Trump is now leading in some polls among Republican candidates for U.S. President yet oddsmakers have failed to catch on, thus providing some excellent value for gamblers should The Donald continue to build momentum.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/16/2015

Bernie Sanders US Presidential Odds: Creeps Up Five Points in Last 24 Hours

Democratic Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders campaign for President of the United States continues to gain momentum with a 5 point slashing of his odds over the past 24 hours at Sportsbook.ag.  He was now listed at 20-1 odds of becoming the new U.S.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jul/07/2015

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.