Politics

Barney Frank Asks Bernanke, Paulson to Stop Online Gambling Policies

Congressman Barney Frank, Chairman of the House Financial Services Committee which oversees housing and banking industries, has written two letters to both Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernake and

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/10/2008

Obama Plans to Reverse Many of Bush Administration Policies

President Elect Barack Obama plans to use his executive powers to make an immediate impact when he takes office, perhaps reversing Bush administration policies on stem cell research and domestic dr

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/09/2008

William Hill Won’t Post Obama Assassination Odds

In response to numerous requests asking for US President Barack Obama assassination odds, the United Kingdom's second largest bookmaker on Saturday issued a statement that it would not be offering

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/08/2008

Obama Assassination Bet In Bad Taste: Odds Still Offered

Ireland's biggest online bookmaker, Paddy Power, has been raked through the coals for offering a bet on which it will pay out should president-elect Barack Obama be assassinated during his first

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/07/2008

2012 US Presidential Election Odds Now Posted

It's never too soon to look ahead four years we suppose.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/06/2008

Obama Cabinet Picks: Betting Odds Sure To Heat Up

At present few of the online gambling websites were offering Obama cabinet picks betting odds.  One of the lone exceptions - Ireland's

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/06/2008

Odds Published On The Name Of Obama’s New Dog

President elect Barack Obama promised his young daughters they would receive a new "White House" puppy.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

Anti-Online Gambling Crusader Chris Gregoire Wins in Washington

In a tightly fought campaign, Republican challenger Dino Rossi conceded to incumbent Democrat Governor of Washington State, Chris Gregoire. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

President Obama Betting Specials Introduced

Leave it up to our friends at Paddy Power to come up with a bunch of President Oba

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/05/2008

Sarah Palin Odds for 2012 Already Published

Oh here's a news flash - Alaska Governor Sarah Palin is not going away so fast.  Despite losing the opportunity to serve as the United States first female Vice President, Palin is still a pop cult

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/05/2008

President Barack Obama: What This Means To Online Gambling

It's finally over.  Barack Obama has been named the first Black President of the United States.

So what does this mean for online gambling?

It could be good...or maybe not.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2008

Online Poker Players Watch Washington State Governor Race Closely

Will she stay or will she go?  The Washington State Governor race is close as Democrat Chris Gregoire is facing a stiff challenge from Dino Rossi, a former state senator.  The two restaged their

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/04/2008

Sarah Palin For President 2012

Forget John McCain and Barack Obama, one enterprising website is already betting on Sarah Palin running for President in 2012.

http://www.palin4pres2012.com/ believes that GOP candidate, John McCain, will lose today.  With that said, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin will bid farewell to her chance of becoming Vice President, at least for the time being.  Her aspirations might be higher, and that notion has been floated around the press for the past two weeks or so.

From Palin4Pres2012.com:

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/04/2008

The Republicans Winning Ohio Get Plenty of Betting Action

When it comes to US Presidential Election betting, the best payout odds could come from state betting.  Savvy gamblers know this and the wise guy clientele at

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2008

Jenny Woo’s Interview With Republican Congressman Ron Paul

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent Jenny Woo had an opportunity to sit down and speak with Republican Texas Congressman Ron Paul.  Dr.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/03/2008

Election Day Predictions: Time Tested Ways Of Forecasting Who Wins

Whether it's top selling Halloween masks, sale of 7 Eleven cups or that perfect predictor of the Washington Redskins win/loss record, Election Day prediction tools beyond that of the polls are read

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Nov/03/2008

The Redskins Presidential Prediction Outcome 12-0?

If the Washington Redskins win their Monday Night Football Game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the Republicans will stay in office at least another four years with a win by John McCain.  If they

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/03/2008

Ron Paul On The Economy And Why The Bailout Was Bad Idea

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, had a chance to sit down with Republican Congressman, Ron Paul, to discuss his efforts in trying to legalize online gambling.  But Dr.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/03/2008

If Obama Wins 36 Or More States….Cha Ching for Gamblers

Online gambling website

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/02/2008

Jenny Woo Talks To Barney Frank: Online Gambling Not Bad for Economy

As one of the key allies for the online gambling industry, Democratic Congressman Barney Frank has been working diligently to have the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) repealed.  A

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Nov/02/2008

Obama Winning Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky?

If you believe that the prediction markets can accurately forecast the 2008 US Presidential Election, Democrat Barack Obama should win handily but in states that might surprise many.

The electoral map created by the folks at Sportsbook.com is a whole lot different than that of CNN.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Pennsylvania Toss Up for McCain Obama Among Betting Markets

Polls show Democrat Senator Barack Obama leading by a pretty hefty margin in the state of Pennsylvania, but Republican Senator John McCain believes he can win that state - so do online betting ma

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Obama Might Win Arizona: Race Neck And Neck

In a stunning development, the Arizona Republic has reported that recent polls show Democratic US Presidential candidate, Barack Obama, is running neck and neck with Republican candidate, John Mc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2008

Condoleezza Rice Joining the San Francisco 49ers?

It seems that whenever there's a high profile job opening in the NFL these days Condoleezza Rice is automatically thrown into the mix as a candidate.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2008

Barack Obama, John McCain a Smash at Miami Bash

When Senators Barack Obama and John McCain walked in together at a spectacular event held this week in Miami, the standing room only crowd swooped over and began taking photographs.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/29/2008

US Presidential Betting: How Many States Obama, McCain Will Win

This is Carrie Stroup reporting for Gambling911.com, your leading source for US Presidential betting.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/28/2008

87 Percent Chance Obama Will Become Next US President

Online political prediction market, intrade.com, has Democratic US Presidential nominee Barack Obama winning.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/28/2008

Will the Democrats Really Help Online Gambling?

The online gambling industry is counting on a Democratic administration. After all, it's the Republican party who insisted on having Internet gambling prohibition as part of their platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Politician, MMA Fighter Matt Lindland Sits Down With Jenny Woo

Oregon Republican Representative nominee Matt Lindland, discusses the UFC, his problems getting paid by Bodog Fight, and his political career.

What do you think of when you hear UFC or MMA? Fighting, Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts, right? Well add politics to that. Matt "The Law" Lindland, Olympic Silver Medalist, veteran of UFC, IFL and Bodog Fight, and head coach of the IFL¹s Portland Wolfpack is running for State Representative of Oregon (District 52).

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/23/2008

Can John McCain Win? The Payout Would Be Enormous

At 4 to 1 odds (+400) a John McCain US Presidential win would be huge. A $100 bet would pay out $400.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

Breaking News

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

Can I Bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest From My State?

You can bet the Nathan's Hot Dog Eating Contest from just about every U.S. state courtesy of BetUS.

Adesanya vs. Pereira and Volk vs. Oliveira Fight Odds Released

Oddsmakers believe that Alex Pereira is up next for Adesanya with Pereira a slight +140 underdog.  Adesanya comes in at -160.  He was a -180 favorite Saturday night.

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

Where Can I Bet Sports From North Carolina Online?

With news that a push to legalize mobile sports in North Carolina had officially failed on July 2, Tar Heel State residents need not fear. Sites such as NitroBetting, operating offshore, now allow individuals to place bets by simply providing their emails.