Politics

GOP Meanies Ensure Online Gambling Back on Platform

The GOP takest away than they giveth right back, in the form of an amendment prohibiting online gambling as a key platform issue.  Go figure!

Yesterday, Gambling911.com reported on how the powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency.

That lasted all but 8 hours. By nightfall an amendment had ensured the prohibition was back on the GOP platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson is Mad as Hell at Joe Biden, Obama

Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why?

For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.

Because?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2008

Online Gambling Prohibition Dropped from GOP Platform...for 8 Hours

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful Tuesday in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Colin Powell Vice President Odds Taken Down Following News

Washington insiders have advised that one time US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is seriously being considered as Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate and perhaps the fut

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Barack Obama Assassination Attempt Foiled?

Three alleged members of a white supremacy group may have been stopped from assassinating Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

Barack Obama Odds of Becoming Next US President Unchanged

With the Democratic Convention upon us and Senator Barack Obama finally choosing his running mate, Senator Joe Biden out of Delaware, Obama's odds of becoming the next President of the United State

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/25/2008

Tom Ridge Slight Favorite to be Named John McCain Running Mate

Talk about a close call: The gambling public has Tom Ridge only a slight +150 favorite to be named Republican John McCain's running mate during his bid to become next President of the United States

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2008

Betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections: State Electoral Colleges

Want to know which states have the most wagering action on which party when betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2008

Colin Powell Could Help Boost McCain’s Odds

Following the announcement that Senator Barack Obama had chosen long time Senator Joe Biden to be his Democratic running mate, Republican John McCain would need something big up his sleeve....and i

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2008

2008 US Presidential Elections Betting: Helps Boost Revenues

2008 US Presidential Elections betting has officially more than just a supplement to the upcoming football season both in the US and Great Britain.

According to John Delaney, chief executive of Dublin-based political futures market Intrade.com, betting on the US Presidential election is up 600 percent over the 2004 Presidential Election, which to date was the most bet on nonsporting event ever.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/23/2008

Hillary Clinton Will Not be Vice President: Running Mate of Obama

CNN was reporting that Hillary Clinton would not be the running mate for Senator Barack Obama on the Democratic Presidential ticket, helping to further fuel rumors that Delaware Senator Joe Biden w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/23/2008

Joe Biden Chosen as Barack Obama Running Mate

CNN has reported that Joe Biden was chosen as Senator Barack Obama's running mate and that Biden accepted it.  This news came in shortly after midnight. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Tim Kaine Vice President Odds - He Won’t be Obama’s Running Mate

Virginia is certainly an important state for Senator Barack Obama to target for his 2008 Presidential race and this is why that state's Governor, Tim Kaine, has had very short odds in recent weeks

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Kathleen Sebelius Vice President Odds - Can She be Obama's Running Mate?

Kathleen Sebelius, the Kansas Governor, may have become a bit of a long shot in recent days to become Barack Obama's running mate. Sebelius's Vice President odds were listed at 7/1 just last week.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/22/2008

Evan Bayh Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Evan Bayh?

Carrie Stroup here for Gambling911.com with your Evan Bayh Vice President odds update.  Will Bayh be Barack Obama's running mate?   

Just two weeks ago Evan Bayh was the 7/5 favorite to become Senator Barack Obama's running mate. Bayh's Vice President odds were set at 4/1 just prior to this at Sportsbook.com.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/22/2008

Hillary Clinton Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Hillary Clinton?

The news media is saying it won't happen.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/22/2008

Chet Edwards Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Chet Edwards?

Just how much money would be won if Chet Edwards were to be selected Barack Obama's running mate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Joe Biden Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Joe Biden?

Who will Barack Obama choose as his running mate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Joe Biden Money Too Much for Online Gambling Websites

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/21/2008

John McCain Will be the Next President of US Predicts Bookmaker

The odds makers at BetCRIS.com told Gambling911.com on Wednesday that John McCain will win the US Presidency.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2008

Joe Biden Bets Surging: Frenzied Trading in Vice-Presidential Markets

Amid rumors that an official announcement is imminent, Joe Biden has overtaken Evan Bayh as the most likely running mate to Barack Obama.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2008

John McCain’s 14 Hour Impulsive Casino Craps Play

The Huffington Post on Monday featured an article on US Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and what they allege is an "impulsive&

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2008

Veepstakes Odds as Obama and McCain Prepare to Choose

The odds makers at

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/18/2008

The PPA Will Host Poker Tournament at Democratic Convention

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance (PPA) will be hosting a Ben Affleck charity poker tournament during the Democratic Convention according to the website

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/17/2008

Obama Campaign Raises Over $51 Million in July

CHICAGO - (Associated Press) Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama raised more than $51 million in July and the Democratic National Committee reported $27.7 million in donations last month

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/16/2008

Tom Ridge John McCain Vice President Odds Slashed in Half

The odds of former Gov.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/15/2008

Barney Frank: A Giant of the Congress Says Gay Publication

"He is one of the giants of the Congress, a real legislator," says Thomas Mann, a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, referring to chairman of the House Committee on Financial Ser

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/13/2008

Poker Players Comment on GOP Platform: Demand Protection of Individual Rights

Over 160 poker players from across the nation have posted comments urging the Republican Party to protect individuals' freedom to play poker online. Members of the Poker Players Alliance, the leading poker grassroots advocacy group of over one million members, believe any language in the Republican Platform restricting an individual's right to play poker online violates these principles of individual freedom and personal responsibility - long held tenets of the Republican Party.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/13/2008

Hillary Clinton Now With 8/1 Odds of Becoming VP: Evan Bayh Favorite

It's Evan Bayh who will be selected Vice Presidential running mate to Barack Obama, not Hillary Clinton.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2008

Online Gambling Zealot Republican Jim Leach Endorses Obama

ABC News is reporting that Iowa former Republican Representative Jim Leach has endorsed Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/12/2008

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