2008 US Presidential Election

2008 US Presidential Election Betting Odds and News

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

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

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

Obama Bets No Longer Taken at Some Sites

How big a "lock" is Barack Obama to win the US Presidential race come three weeks from now?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/20/2008

Obama Declared New President of the United States...By Irish Bookie

Obama is the next President of the United States!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2008

Barack Obama, John McCain and Joe The Plumber

Joe the Plumber may be the most famous plumber since the Roto Rooter man.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Sarah Palin to Appear on SNL With Tina Fey

Tina Fey has played Sarah Palin to perfection and now it's time she met her match....well sort of.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/11/2008

Sarah Palin Abused Her Power: Did Not Break Any Law

Republican vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin may have abused her power as Governor of Alaska in having someone's employment terminator, but she did not break any law according to findings

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing

Writing for the Daily Beast, Michael Kinsley relays a disturbing story about John McCain from Jeff Dearth, former publisher of the New Republic, when Dearth and McCain attended a magazine industry

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Barack Obama at All Time High to Win 2008 Presidential Election

The folks at BetUS.com have made Democratic nominee, Barack Obama, a -350 favorite to become the next President of the United States ahead of Tuesday night's Presidential debate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

A Sarah Palin Inspired Porn? Hustler Explains Nailin’ Paylin

You knew it was coming sooner or later. Republican running mate and Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, has been described as everything from a M.I.L.F.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/05/2008

At least the Wooden Arrow “Bailout” Was Bi-Partisan

The final Bailout plan to save Wall Street - and perhaps the nation - included a substantial amount of fat.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/03/2008

Obama’s Value Diminishes Slightly Following VP Debate

How did the prediction markets react to Thursday night's highly anticipated Vice Presidential debate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin Will Help Obama’s Numbers After Debate Says Prediction Market

Barack Obama's Intrade value will increase more than John McCain's following the VP debate by 64 percent.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin vs. Hillary Clinton: Woo on Politics

On August 29th 2008, Senator John McCain made an announcement that seemed to have shocked everyone. "My friends and fellow Americans, I am very pleased and very privileged to introduce to you the next vice president of the United States, Governor Sarah Palin of the great state of Alaska." After that announcement was made it seemed there was a feeding frenzy of media wanting to know everything about this unknown woman who is Alaska's Governor. How quickly we forgot who Britney Spears was!

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/02/2008

Odds on Sarah Palin Withdrawing as Republican Vice Presidential Nominee

The odds of Sarah Palin withdrawing as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee were especially strong immediately following candidate John McCain picking the Alaska Governor.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/30/2008

Obama Sets New High: Odds Have Him Better Than 2/1

Just weeks ago, Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama was at even odds with Republican candidate John McCain. Prior to this time Obama had peaked at just over 2/1 odds (-210).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

Can John McCain Win in Nevada?

In terms of Nevada issues, McCain unsuccessfully tried to ban college sports betting in Nevada, an unpopular move in a state where gambling is an economic engine, writes Dave Toplikar of the Las Ve

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

John McCain’s Gambling Problem: Team May Have Ties to Gambling Industry

As the online gambling industry fights to gain its legal stature in the United States through a challenge waged by the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, the New York Tim

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2008

AOL Crowd Turns on Sarah Palin

When Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was first selected to be Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate, readers overwhelmingly approved.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/27/2008

Focus Group Line Drops When McCain Mentions Sarah Palin

One of the most interesting elements of the Friday night Presidential debate was the focus group lines that were colored for Republican, Democrat and Independents.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/26/2008

Free Sarah Palin: Campbell Brown Calls Campaign Actions “Sexists”

"Tonight, I call on the McCain campaign to stop treating Sarah Palin like she is a delicate flower that will wilt at any moment . . .

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/25/2008

Presidential Debate Betting Odds Announced by BetUS.com

Despite news that Friday's first US Presidential debate between John McCain and Barack Obama could be cancelled, BetUS.com is set to go ahead wit

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2008

Prediction Market Traders Optimistic Following Bush Bailout Speech

The DOW closing higher Thursday than the previous day had a 62 percent chance of occurring overnight with minimal betting volume taking place at intrade.com

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/25/2008

John McCain Suspends Presidential Campaign

The nation's economic crisis took center stage in the presidential race today.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/24/2008

Obama Gets Lead Back With Prediction Markets

Following two weeks of a sharp decline, Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama has nearly gotten his entire lead back in just a matter of days with the prediction markets.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/22/2008

Sarah Palin’s Own State of Alaska Votes Her a “Pathological Liar”

To be sure, most of the US does not believe that Republican Presidential running mate Sarah Palin is a "pathological liar", but oddly it is her own home state of Alaska that is one of the

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Breaking News

Woman Wins $300K Playing Airport Slots

Woman Wins $300K Playing Airport Slots

LAS VEGAS – Megan H., of Flower Mound, Texas, won $302,000 playing the Wheel of Fortune slots at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas.

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.

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.