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Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

Cuomo Says He Will Not Resign - Odds Pay $15 for Every $10 Bet

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo says he will not resign after addressing sexual harassment allegations.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/03/2021

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

Bet on Whether Andrew Cuomo Resigns

With a third woman stepping forward claiming that New York Governor Andrew Cuomo acted in an inappropriate matter, our friends at BetOnline released odds on whether he will resign.  The YES pays out $15 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/02/2021

DeSantis, Noem and Trump 2024 Odds Slashed Following CPAC

DeSantis, Noem and Trump 2024 Odds Slashed Following CPAC

Some Republicans are calling for a DeSantis-Noem ticket in 2024.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/01/2021

You Can Bet on CPAC Orlando 2021

Donald Trump is set to make his first post-presidential speech on Sunday at the CPAC in Florida.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/26/2021

Georgia Dems Take Gambling Hostage Over GOP Voting Bills

Georgia Dems Take Gambling Hostage Over GOP Voting Bills

Angered by a blitz of Republican-backed legislation that would roll back voting access, Georgia Democrats are taking hostages — withholding their support on pieces of legislation that need bipartisan backing to pass.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/26/2021

Cuomo Re-election Odds Could Get Much Longer With "Kiss" Claim

Cuomo Re-election Odds Could Get Much Longer With "Kiss" Claim

A former aide says New York Governor Andrew Cuomo kissed her, and even suggested a game of strip poker.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/24/2021

Michelle Wie West Lashes Out at Giuliani Over "Panty" Comments

Michelle Wie West Lashes Out at Giuliani Over "Panty" Comments

LPGA Tour golfer Michelle Wie West posted a statement on Twitter on Friday night in response to the objectifying story told by former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani on a podcast Thursday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/20/2021

Cruz Abandoned Pet Dog Snowflake During Texas Deep Freeze

Cruz Abandoned Pet Dog Snowflake During Texas Deep Freeze

Oddsmakers have declined to release odds on Republican Texas Senator Ted Cruz resigning, saying it won't happen.  The calls to do so increased Friday after reports surfaced that Cruz not only abandoned millions of his constituents during a devestating statewide deep freeze, but also abandoned his pet poodle Snowflake. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2021

Cruz Reportedly Flies Off to Cancun During State Crisis: This Will Hurt His Presidential Odds

Cruz Reportedly Flies Off to Cancun During State Crisis: This Will Hurt His Presidential Odds

Reports of Ted Cruz fleeing to Cancun in the midst of a state crisis that has left hundreds of thousands without power during a deep freeze may be the final nail in the coffin when it comes to his Presidential aspirations, and oddsmakers will be taking notice.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/18/2021

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

Trump Plaza Finally Imploded

A spot on the Atlantic City Boardwalk where movie stars, athletes and rock stars used to party — and a future president honed his instincts for bravado and hype — was reduced to a smoking pile of rubble on Wednesday.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/17/2021

Trump Odds Improve in Wake of Nonconviction

Trump Odds Improve in Wake of Nonconviction

The non-conviction of former president Donald Trump had a positive impact on his chances of being elected in 2024, at least according to the oddsmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/16/2021

Cuomo, Newsom Futures Bleak According to Oddsmakers

Cuomo, Newsom Futures Bleak According to Oddsmakers

The odds favor California movements to recall Governor Gavin Newsom obtaining enough signatures to have another vote.  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's re-election bid looks bleak as well.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/16/2021

Texas Dolly Goes Off on Romney for Impeachment Vote: 'Can't Believe I Supported Him'

Texas Dolly Goes Off on Romney for Impeachment Vote: 'Can't Believe I Supported Him'

87-year-old Doyle Brunson voiced his discontent with Utah Senator Mitt Romney voting to impeach the former US President, Donald Trump.  Some of Brunson's followers believed the poker great was also comparing Trump to Jesus, though that appears to be a misinterpretation of his tweet (we think).

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Feb/14/2021

Wayne Allyn Root Banned by Twitter

Wayne Allyn Root Banned by Twitter

A conservative firebrand and staunch Trump supporter has been banned from the social media platform twitter. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/14/2021

Number of Senators Who Voted to Convict Trump Went Over Oddsmakers Target

Number of Senators Who Voted to Convict Trump Went Over Oddsmakers Number

A total of 57 Senators voted to convict former US President Donald Trump in his second impeachment trial.  Oddsmakers had that number pegged at 54.5.  A total of 67 was needed for Trump to be found guilty.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/13/2021

The Ben Roethlisberger Impeachment Prop Bet

The Ben Roethlisberger Impeachment Prop Bet

The oddsmakers neglected to offer a prop bet on the Pittsburgh Steelers Ben Roethlisberger being invoked during former US President Donald Trump's second impeachment trial.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/12/2021

96.8% of Trump Not Being Convicted in Senate

96.8% of Trump Not Being Convicted in Senate

Former US President Donald Trump will not be convicted by the Senate, according to oddsmakers.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/09/2021

Where Can I Bet The Trump Second Impeachment Trial?

Where Can I Bet The Trump Second Impeachment Trial?

The Super Bowl is over, but that doesn’t mean the betting markets are taking the day off.  

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2021

Bettors Banking on Biden-less Super Bowl, Approval Rating and White House Visit

Bettors Banking on Biden-less Super Bowl, Approval Rating and White House Visit

According to the betting public, President Biden will not be attending Super Bowl LV in Tampa this weekend.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/03/2021

Super Bowl 55 Early Betting Action Report

Super Bowl 55 Early Betting Action Report

Here are some early action numbers and information regarding the game line and prop bets. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/29/2021

Trump-Biden $100 Bet Lands Friends in Court

Trump-Biden $100 Bet Lands Friends in Court

Jeffrey Costa of Georgia has sued Sean Hynes of Florida in small claims court over a $100 friendly political bet.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2021

The Mouth Warms Up To Biden....Kind of

The Mouth Warms Up To Biden....Kind of

One of now former US President Donald Trump's most ardent supporters in the poker community, Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, was quick to bash the incoming President Joe Biden via Twitter, but added he hoped for Biden to enjoy success.

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Jan/20/2021

Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters Pardoned by Trump in Final Hour

Pro Sports Bettor Billy Walters Pardoned by Trump in Final Hour

William “Billy″ T. Walters, the retired professional sports bettor and businessman, expressed gratitude to President Donald Trump for granting him clemency and regaining his freedom while continuing to maintain his innocence in a highly publicized insider-trading case.

Submitted by Press Release on, Jan/20/2021

Melania Trump Divorce Odds: 'Counting the Minutes"

A former aide to Melania Trump reveals that the First Lady is ‘counting the minutes until she can divorce Donald (Trump)’ after he leaves office.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/19/2021

Plug Pulled on Plan to Blow Up Trump Plaza in Final Hour

Plug Pulled on Plan to Blow Up Trump Plaza at Last Minute

An auction house trying to raise money for a youth charity by soliciting bids to blow up a former casino once owned by President Donald Trump called off the effort Monday after receiving a cease-and-desist letter from conservative billionaire Carl Icahn.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/18/2021

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Donald Trump plans to pardon as many as 100 people during his last hours in office, and we have some great prop bets pertaining to this topic.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Though you will be unable to place bets on the Joe Biden Presidential Inauguration at FanDuel, Draftkings and Fox Bet, fear not, there are alternatives

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

You can bet on numerous Joe Biden Inauguration Day props at BetOnline.  Remember, state-licensed online sportsbooks like FanDuel and Draftkings are prohibited from taking bets on politics in most regions.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/18/2021

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Dave Mason of BetOnline on Tuesday confirmed that those who placed bets in 2016 on whether a US border wall would be completed by the end of Donald Trump's Presidency will be graded as "NO".

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/12/2021

Trump Odds Decimated in Wake of Capitol Chaos

Trump Odds Decimated in Wake of Capitol Chaos

A week ago, outgoing US President Donald Trump was the odds-on favorite to represent the GOP in 2024.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/11/2021

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Betting Softwares for Bookies

Betting Software to Help Bookies.... Players Too

Bookies use the latest technology to process bets fast and provide gamblers with a thrilling betting experience. In addition, they often upgrade their software to keep up with the increasing demand for interesting games and extra betting markets. The software has different functionalities and system requirements. Listed here are the six best sports betting software. 

How Much Money Do I Need To Start My Own Sportsbook?

How Much Money Do I Need To Start My Own Sportsbook?

Utilizing a Pay Per Head software platform, most industry experts agree you will need in the neighborhood of $10,000 in reserve for a relatively small operation of up to 10 players. 

Is Being a Bookie Still Considered Illegal?

Is Being a Bookie Still Considered Illegal? World's 2nd Oldest Profession Now as Pristine as Being a Priest

A 2018 Supreme Court decision struck down a 1992 federal law effectively banning commercial sports betting in most states, and opened the door to legalizing wagering on professional and amateur sports.  But even before this time independent bookies operating in the States, and around the world for that matter, began discovering ways of limiting their exposures within a grey market industry, the second oldest in the world after prostitution.