Politics

Ted Cruz Political Aspirations Take a Hit With Oddsmakers

Ted Cruz Political Aspirations Take a Hit With Oddsmakers

Amid last week’s political fallout, BetOnline have raised the odds on Donald Trump Sr., Donald Trump Jr., Ted Cruz and Josh Hawley.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/09/2021

Trump Odds: Will there be a 25th Amendment Vote in Congress?

Trump Odds: Will there be a 25th Amendment Vote in Congress?

The Twenty-fifth Amendment (Amendment XXV) to the United States Constitution says that if the President becomes unable to do his job, the Vice President becomes the President. This can happen for just a little while, if the President is just sick or disabled for a short time.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Trump Twitter Odds: Next Handle, Permanent Ban

Trump Twitter Odds: Next Handle, Permanent Ban

With word that outgoing US President Donald Trump had been banned from Twitter for a 12 hour period, oddsmakers at BetOnline began offering various social media prop bets including what his new Twitter handle would be if permanently removed.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Which Non Extradition Country Trump Will Flee To Odds

The online bookmaker BetOnline has created a prop bet regarding which non-extradition country current US President Donald Trump will flee to first this year, and to no surprise, Russia is the favorite.

The online bookmaker BetOnline has created a prop bet regarding which non-extradition country current US President Donald Trump will flee to first this year, and to no surprise, Russia is the favorite.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Trump 2024 Chances Take Major Hit

Trump 2024 Chances Take Major Hit

The oddsmakers have severely reduced sitting US President Donald Trump's chances of being elected again in 2024.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/07/2021

Warnock, Ossoff Projected to Win GA: Bets Not Likely to be Graded for Some Time

The Democratic Senate candidate Raphael Gamaliel Warnock is projected the winner of the Georgia runoff race.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/05/2021

Warnock, Perdue Close as Favorites in GA Senate Runoff

BetOnline announced it would be closing its betting market on the Georgia Senate runoff.  For anyone who thought the vote would occur across partylines, the BOL closing lines suggest this may not ncessarily have been the case. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/05/2021

GA Senate Runoff: Recent Polling vs. Betting Odds

GA Senate Runoff: Recent Polling vs. Betting Odds

The BUSR/UNLV Lee Business School poll of Georgia likely voters finds Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler with nominal leads over Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, respectively, ahead of the Senate runoff elections on January 5, 2021. Perdue and Loeffler both lead Ossoff and Warnock, respectively, by a 49%-48% margin among Georgia likely voters.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/05/2021

Both Dems Favorites Now to Win GA Senate Runoff

Both Dems Favorites Now to Win GA Senate Runoff

An upset is possible in Tuesday's Georgia Senate runoff race, assuming the oddsmakers and betting public are correct.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/04/2021

What to Expect as Georgia Counts Votes

What to Expect as Georgia Counts Votes

This week will find us back in a familiar place — waiting for Georgia to count votes.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Jan/04/2021

Where Can I Bet on the Georgia Senate Runoff Race Online From Georgia?

Where Can I Bet on the Georgia Senate Runoff Race Online From Georgia?

Those living in the great state of Georgia can place bets on who they think will win "Tuesday's" Senate runoff races between Republican Kelly Loeffler and Democrat Raphael Warnock and Republican David Perdue and Democrat Jon Ossoff.  Tuesday is in quotes as the final results are widely expected to be finalized days later. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/04/2021

Bet on the Electoral College Objections Wednesday, Vote Challenge Over/Under

Bet on the Electoral College Objections Wednesday, Vote Challenge Over/Under

The Electoral College ratification on Wednesday is expected to get messy, and there are betting lines on how Congress will react.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/04/2021

Odds Flip in One GA Senate Race

Odds Flip in One GA Senate Race

The odds have flipped in one Georgia runoff, and the Senate control chances for Democrats have improved immensely.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Jan/04/2021

BetOnline's Top Two Liabilities for 2024: Trump and Trump

BetOnline's Top Two Liabilities for 2024: Trump and Trump

The 2020 US Election is over (at least we hope).  It's never too early to start thinking of 2024.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/31/2020

"The Mouth" Hacked!

"The Mouth" Hacked!

Poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow has gone off on Venmo for reportedly allowing thousands of dollars to be hacked from his account.  Matusow also claims he has gotten little assistance from mobile payment solutions company that allows money transfer between "friends".

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Dec/29/2020

No Third Party: Oddsmakers Say Trump Will Remain in GOP

No Third Party: Oddsmakers Say Trump Will Remain in GOP

Quite a few in sitting US President Donald Trump's ardent base have expressed disappointment with the state of the Republican party.  Some have opted to switch their party affiliation to Independent in hopes of a third political party forming with Trump at the helm.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/29/2020

Latest Odds for Georgia Runoffs, Control of Senate

Latest Odds for Georgia Runoffs, Control of Senate

The odds have been quite volatile since numbers were initially offered more than a month ago.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/28/2020

Trump Will Hold a Rally Instead of Attending Inauguration, According to the Odds

Trump Will Hold a Rally Instead of Attending Inauguration, According to the Odds

Now that the election has finally been graded with Joe Biden bettors being paid out handsomely, the bookies are looking toward 2021.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/22/2020

Stormy Daniels Wants to Blow Up Trump Casino: Bid Odds Still Up

Stormy Daniels Wants to Blow Up Trump Casino: Bid Odds Still Up

Last week our friends at BetOnline posted odds on the Over/Under bid to blow up US President Donald Trump's casino in Atlantic City.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/21/2020

Where Can I Bet on Whether Trump Takes the Covid Vaccine and When?

Where Can I Bet on Whether Trump Takes the Covid Vaccine and When?

Mike Pence received the COVID-19 vaccine Friday morning and our friends at BetOnline were quick to set odds on when sitting US President Donald Trump will be injected.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/18/2020

Trump Bettors Remain in Denial: "The Election is Not Confirmed"

Trump Bettors Remain in Denial: "The Election is Not Confirmed"

Bettor who backed Trump to win with $30K flummoxed by grading ahead of swearing-in ceremony

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/18/2020

Doug Jones Still Favored to be Selected Next US AG

Doug Jones Still Favored to be Selected Next US AG

Doug Jones is the Even odds favorite to be chosen Joe Biden's Attorney General

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/17/2020

Bet the Winning Bomb Bid (Over/Under): AC Mayor Wants Trump Plaza Blown Up

The mayor of Atlantic City is auctioning off the chance to blow up one of Donald Trump's dilapidated casinos.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/17/2020

Trump Bettors Now Claiming Fraud

Trump Bettors Now Claiming Fraud

Outgoing US President Donald Trump continues to claim the Election was fraudulent and that he won by a landslide.  The Electoral College said otherwise and officially declared Joe Biden as the President-Elect on Monday.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/16/2020

US Election Odds Now Being Graded

The Electoral College made it official on Monday and BetOnline announced it would be grading all remaining US Election odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/15/2020

Bet the Next Attorney General: Doug Jones Favored

Bet the Next Attorney General: Doug Jones Favored

The last pending nomination for Joe Biden's cabinet is Attorney General.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Dec/14/2020

"Bookies" Trends on Twitter as Trump Says They Had Him Winning at 97 Percent

"Bookies" Trends on Twitter as Trump Says They Had Him Winning at 97 Percent

As Election Day turned into the early morning hours of Wednesday and current US President Donald Trump enjoyed a commanding lead in states such as Pennsylvania, the online bookmakers the likes of BetOnline reacted by making the GOP candidate a -1000 or greater favorite.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/09/2020

Trump Family Pardons Imminent, According to the Oddsmakers

Many believe that President Trump will do everything in his power to push personal agendas during the final days of his term.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/03/2020

US Election Odds to be Graded December 14

US Election Odds to be Graded December 14

You probably all have them.  Facebook friends who say the 2020 US Presidential Election was won by Donald Trump.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/26/2020

Betting Odds for Biden's Cabinet Picks

Betting Odds for Biden's Cabinet Picks

President-Elect Joe Biden is expected to announce more members of his cabinet this week, and Vegas has projected the favorites and frontrunners for the major remaining positions, offering Janet Yellen as the 1-3 favorite to win Secretary of Treasury and Michele Flournoy an even bigger 1-15 favorite to be named Secretary of Defense.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/23/2020

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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.