Politics

Texas Early Voting Exceeds Total of All 2016 Ballots

Texas Early Voting Exceeds Total of All 2016 Ballots

Texans have already cast more ballots in the presidential election than they did during all of 2016, an unprecedented surge of early voting in a state that was once the country’s most reliably Republican, but may now be drifting toward battleground status.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Oct/30/2020

Like 2016, Big Bets Rolling in on Trump Ahead of Election Day

Like 2016, Big Bets Rolling in on Trump Ahead of Election Day

Online gambling company BetOnline.ag is reporting that it is seeing similar betting patterns on next week's election outcome that it did in 2016, and that it stands to lose millions if Donald Trump pulls off another upset.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2020

Trump Biden Election Betting Florida

Trump Biden Election Betting Florida

You can bet this year's General Election at BetOnline.  GOP candidate and current US President Donald Trump is a -140 favorite.  Democratic candidate Joe Biden pays $12 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

FanDuel's Bet The Ballot game vs. Real Money Election Betting

FanDuel's Bet The Ballot game vs. Real Money Election Betting

With many US states prohibiting their own sportsbooks from accepting Election bets, FanDuel has launched its FREE "Bet the Ballot Game". 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump Winning Alabama, Idaho, West Virginia, North Dakota, South Dakota?

Quite a few states are classified as "Solid Trump", however, a number of these hold only a few electors due to their low populations.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden Winning California, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland, Vermont

You don't get any bluer than California, New York, Massachusetts, Maryland or Vermont. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump Winning Kansas, Louisiana, Alaska, Mississippi, Utah, Arkansas?

What is the Payout on Trump Winning Kansas, Louisiana, Alaska, Mississippi, Utah, Arkansas?

In Kansas, one would have to bet $200 to win $10 on Republican candidate Donald Trump winning the state in this year's Presidential race.  This is a "lock" and you will win an easy $10.  It's just the idea of having to wager that $200 to receive a measly $10.  You will get that $200 back as well provided Trump wins.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden Winning Illinois, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Maine?

What is the Payout on Biden Winning Illinois, Connecticut, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Maine?

In Illinois, one would have to bet $200 to win $10 on Democratic candidate Joe Biden winning the state in this year's Presidential race.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Nevada?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Nevada?

Democratic candidate for US President, Joe Biden, pays $10 for every $32.50 bet.  That $32.50 wager is refunded just as long as Biden is victorious.  GOP candidate Donald Trump pays out $25 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Arizona?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Arizona?

It's hard to believe that the Democratic candidate Joe Biden is favored in the once reliably red state of Arizona to win the Electorial College in this year's Presidential race.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

2020 Presidential Elections Likely Biggest Decision in BetOnline History

2020 Presidential Elections Likely Biggest Decision in BetOnline History

The 2020 Presidential Election is inching toward being the biggest decision in BetOnline's history. It has already surpassed the handle for Super Bowl LIV, and the betting site has already booked an amount in the mid 8-figure range.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Minnesota?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Minnesota?

The payout on Republican candidate Donald Trump to win Minnesota is $27.50 for every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Iowa?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Iowa?

The payout on Democratic candidate Joe Biden to win Iowa is $12.50 for every $10 betRepublican candidate Donald Trump requires a $15.50 bet to win/profit $10.  The $15.50 bet is refunded along with the $10 win just as long as Trump is elected.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

Can't Bet the Elections Online From Iowa

Can't Bet the Elections From Iowa

While it is true that in-state betting sites based out of Iowa like FanDuel cannot take bets on the upcoming Presidential and Senate races, there are alternatives. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Texas?

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Texas?

Former US Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden is in serious contention to win Texas.  While polls still favor Trump, early voting numbers are tending to favor Biden.  This, of course, can all change on Election Day.  Nevertheless, Biden is the obvious value bet with a payout potential of $27.50 on every $10 bet

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Ohio?

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Ohio?

The payout on Democratic candidate Joe Biden to win Ohio is $21 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Pennsylvania?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Pennsylvania?

The payout on Republican candidate Donald Trump to win PA is $14.50 for every $10 betDemocratic candidate Joe Biden requires a $17.50 bet to win/profit $10.  The $17.50 bet is refunded along with the $10 win just as long as Biden is elected. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Michigan?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Michigan?

The payout on Republican candidate Donald Trump to win Michigan is $24 for every $10 bet

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Wisconsin?

What is the Payout on Biden, Trump Winning Wisconsin?

The payout on Republican candidate Donald Trump to win Wisconsin is $24 for every $10 bet.  Democratic candidate Joe Biden is a much heavier favorite in this swing state at -300 and requires a $30 bet to win (make a profit of) $10 (that $30 is refunded just as long as Biden wins).

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning North Carolina?

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning North Carolina?

The payout on Republican candidate Donald Trump to win North Carolina is $10 for every $11 bet.  Consider the $10 a profit and the $11 is refunded in the event Trump does win.  Democratic candidate Joe Biden requires a $12 bet to win the same amount.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Georgia?

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Georgia?

The payout on Democratic candidate Joe Biden to win Georgia is $12 for every $10 bet. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Florida?

What is the Payout on Trump, Biden Winning Florida?

The payout on Democratic candidate Joe Biden to win Florida is $12.50 for every $10 bet.  GOP candidate and sitting US President Donald Trump is listed as the -155 favorite. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/29/2020

Latest US Presidential, Senate Odds - Updated October 28

Latest US Presidential, Senate Odds - Updated October 28

Here are the updated odds that people can actually wager on for the 2020 Presidential Election, which way the 50 states will vote, Senate races, voter turnout, Democratic sweeps and more.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/28/2020

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

NBC News is reporting that Texas is moving towards Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/27/2020

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

Where Can I Bet the Presidential Election Online From Iowa?

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Iowa at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Hawkeye State

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/26/2020

Where Can I Bet the US Presidential Elections Odds Online From Texas

Where Can I Bet the US Presidential Elections Odds Online From Texas

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Texas at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Lone Star State.  Likewise, you can also bet on the Senate race with John Cornyn having a bit of a fight there.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/23/2020

More Bets on Trump, Bigger Bets on Biden Post Debate 2

More Bets on Trump, Bigger Bets on Biden Post Debate 2

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden has moved back up to -200 to win the Electoral College in the quickly approaching US Presidential race.  BetOnline also offers betting on individal state wins and Senate races.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/23/2020

The Fly Returns and What Will Biden Say First Odds

The Fly Returns and What Will Biden Say First Odds

The folks at BetOnline have the notorious fly from the Vice Presidential Debate making a return and landing on sitting President Donald Trump's head first.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/22/2020

Biden vs. Trump Debate 2 Odds: Another Fly, Fake News, # of Viewers

Biden vs. Trump Debate 2 Odds: Another Fly, Fake News, # of Viewers

Bookmakers are offering odds on the second and last debate for the upcoming US Presidential election.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/22/2020

Battleground States Odds Updated October 21

Battleground States Odds Updated October 21

Dave Mason of BetOnline has updated odds on which party will win each of the so-called "Battleground States" in the upcoming US Presidential Elections.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/21/2020

Breaking News

Should Online Casino Players in the UK Register With GamStop?

On the surface, Gamstop sounds like a reasonable concept to fight gambling addiction.  Those who think they have a gambling problem can register for self-inclusion with any online gaming site in the UK.

Bookies Guide to Sharps and Squares

Bookies Guide to Sharps and Squares

When running an online sportsbook it is important to understand the difference between the two key types of players: Sharps and squares.

Online Poker Could be Coming to Indiana

Online Poker Could be Coming to Indiana

Indiana state Senator Jon Ford, a Republican member from Terre Haute, has introduced a bill that would permit the expansion of online gamlbing in the Hoosier State should it pass.