2008 US Presidential Election

2008 US Presidential Election Betting Odds and News

Obama had Bigger Advantage in Pennsylvania at Prediction Markets

In Pennsylvania, Obama's 45 percent to 42 percent advantage is within the 3.5 percent margin of error, according to the Poughkeepsie, New York, based institution. At online prediction market, Sportsbook.com, which just happens to be the largest US facing online sports book in terms of overall customer volume, Obama and the Democrats are -300 favorites to win the state.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/22/2008

Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 2008 - Courtesy of Jenny Woo

Who are Jenny Woo’s Top 10 Sexiest Politicians of 200

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/21/2008

John McCain’s Long Lost Brazilian Love Lost it All Playing Poker

A report filed by the Earth Times claims that the 77-year-

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/20/2008

Iranian Leader Wants to Debate Obama, McCain

Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has offered to debate both Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and Democratic candidate Barack Obama when he arrives in the United States next week f

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/19/2008

Obama’s Lead Grows as Economy Falters

This week's Wall Street meltdown could have been just what the doctor ordered for an ailing Barack Obama campaign.

After losing serious ground to Republican John McCain, Obama is now listed back up to -152 odds at Bookmaker.com. Heading into this week, the two candidates were dead even while prediction markets and polls gave McCain a slight edge.

McCain took a hit along with Wall Street it seems.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/18/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Appears to be Leaning Towards John McCain

Just when it seemed Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama appeared to be getting up from two weeks of knock downs from Republican tag team John McCain and his running mate Sarah Palin, one

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/17/2008

Obama Moves Up 1 Percent at Online Prediction Market: -128 Fav Elsewhere

Democratic Presidential candidate, Barack Obama, started to surge at online prediction markets where he moved up a full one percent at intrade.com and w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Joe Biden’s Son Worked for Online Gambling Firm

Hunter Biden, the son of Democratic Vice Presidential running mate, Joe Biden, has agreed to quit his lobbying business.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Gambling Website Posts Odds on Sarah Palin Daughter’s Pregnancy

Move over Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. Get out of the way Britney Spears!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/16/2008

Wall Street Meltdown, Economic Crisis Giving Obama a Boost

Monday's Wall Street meltdown following the closure of Lehman Brothers and "desperation" acquisition of Merrill Lynch by Bank of America wasn't bad news to everyone it seems.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2008

Pastor Says Pray for What Media is Doing to Sarah Palin

Alaska Governor and Republican Vice Presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, has a most interesting ally in her corner.

Pastor James David Manning, PHD has asked his flock to pray for Senator John McCain's running mate, Sarah Palin.  Manning unleashed his venom on the media for favoring Barack Obama over McCain and has accused the press of playing "favorites".  (note: the video link may be deemed offensive to viewers)

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/15/2008

Third Party Running Mate Wayne Root on Internet Gambling Prohibition

Gambling911.com's Jenny Woo recently sat down with Libertarian Bob Barr's running mate, Wayne Root, and discussed his opinion on the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act and what he would do ab

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/14/2008

Bobb Barr Wants Ron Paul as Running Mate

In what could truly shake up the November US Presidential elections, third party candidate, Bob Barr,

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/14/2008

Hillary Clinton Back on the Democratic Ticket? Bet On It

Sportsbook.com, the largest US-facing online bookmaker, is said to be considering offering odds on whether Hillary Clinton will be replacing Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket as Senator Barack Oba

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2008

Obama McCain in Dead Heat at Online Prediction Markets

Bookmaker.com, an online gambling website owned by the oldest established North American facing offshore betting firm, BetCRIS, has shifted odds on Republican Presidential candidate John McCain to

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/12/2008

Pamela Anderson Tells Sarah Palin to “Suck It”

Tell us how you really feel Pam Anderson.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/11/2008

John McCain Leads Barack Obama at Political Prediction Market for First Time

A "back and forth" between Presidential candidates Barack Obama and John McCain in regard to women and race seems to have taken a hefty toll on the Democratic nominee.

For the first time, online prediction market intrade.com had John McCain leading Barack Obama by a half point (49.5 to 49) Wednesday afternoon. Obama had fallen nearly 3 points in just a matter of hours.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Lipstick on a Pig: What‘s Got McCain and Palin Sow Riled Up?

Whether Democratic Presidential candidate Barack Obama was referring to Republican candidate John McCain's running mate when he referred to "lipstick on a pig" Tuesday remains questionabl

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

John McCain Sex Ed Ad For Kindergarteners Has Obama Camp Fuming

An ad put out by the John McCain camp this week suggesting that the only accomplishment Barack Obama has had on the educational front is ensuring sex education be taught to kindergarten students ha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/10/2008

Sarah Palin, Joe Biden and ..Wayne Root? Woo Interviews the Other VP Hopeful

So much has been made of Republican Vice Presidential running mate, Sarah Palin, since she was selected, Democratic running mate, Joe Biden, must feel like the red headed step child.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Introducing the Sarah Palin Doll….Selling Like Hot Cakes

Move over Barbie, there's a new girl in town and this one carries a gun, a Bible, wants to ban sex education taught in High School and can kick Ken's ass from Miami to Wasila, Alaska...and back.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Sep/09/2008

Latest Obama Ad Disputes McCain and Palin as “Mavericks”

The latest Barack Obama ad attempts to discredit Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's status - mostly thrust upon him by the media - as a "Maverick" by claiming he has working

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

Poker Pro Blasts McCain Pick of Palin: “Is McCain for Real”?

One of the poker industry's most outspoken players has come out ripping Republican US Presidential nominee John McCain and his pick for running mate, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by Ace King on, Sep/08/2008

Sarah Palin Can’t Seem to Cut a Break: New Complaint Filed

The nation seemingly has fallen in love with Senator John McCain's running mate pick, Sarah Palin.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/08/2008

McCain Leads Obama in Polls…Not Yet in Prediction Markets

A USA TODAY/Gallup Poll taken over the weekend shows, as running mate Sarah Palin helps close an "enthusiasm gap" that has dogged the GOP all year.

John McCain leads Democrat Barack Obama by 50%-46% among registered voters, the Republican's biggest advantage since January and a turnaround from the USA TODAY poll taken just before the convention opened in St. Paul. Then, he lagged by 7 percentage points.

While the online prediction markets do not show John McCain leading, the numbers have shifted dramatically in just a matter of days.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/07/2008

Obama Blasts McCain, Palin: Odds All Time Low of -170

Democratic US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama has come out swinging - and he needs to.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/07/2008

Sarah Palin was Listed With 6/1 Odds to be Chosen McCain Running Mate

Contrary to news reports, Alaska Governor Sarah Palin was far from a long shot to be selected as Republican Presidential nominee John McCain's running mate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Man Named in Alleged Sarah Palin Affair

The John McCain camp has threatened legal action against the National Enquirer in recent days for reporting that his running mate, Sarah Palin, had an affair while married to her husband, Todd.

Submitted by Alejandro Botticelli on, Sep/05/2008

Sarah Palin for President: Support Base Grows

Forget John McCain. Forget Barack Obama for that matter. And forget 2008! We're already looking ahead to 2012 and Sarah Palin...for President.

That's right. http://www.palin4pres2012.com/ is about to start working towards the goal, obviously under the assumption that a 76 year old McCain won't be running for a second term.   The website is slated to go live in just a matter of days. 

Submitted by Guest on, Sep/05/2008

John McCain Odds at All Time High Online Prediction Markets Report

Senator John McCain's chances at the White House hit an all-time high Friday morning behind record volumes on the Intrade.com presidential prediction ma

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/05/2008

Breaking News

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.

Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

Draftkings Sees 146% Revenue Increase During 2020 Football Season

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) (“DraftKings” or the “Company”) today reported fourth quarter and full-year 2020 financial results.