..

Cry Me A River: Odds on John Boehner’s First Tears

Written by:
C Costigan
Published on:
Jan/04/2011
John Boehner Crying Odds

Somebody needs to put odds up on when incoming Republican House Speaker John Boehner will shed his first tear this week.  It’s not so much a matter of if he will cry, but when.

There are plenty of opportunities available for Boehner, who is known for his waterworks.

On Wednesday, outgoing Speaker Nancy Pelosi is set to hand over the House gavel to Boehner. 

“I would anticipate oddsmakers making him a pretty big favorite to cry during that ceremony,” says Payton O’Brien, Senior Editor of the Gambling911.com website.  “He may want to reserve the brunt of his sobbing for the reading of the United States Constitution on Thursday.  Here, I would encourage oddsmakers to post OVER/UNDER or the minute range in which we see the first tear shed.”

Boehner has broken down on a number of occasions, most recently during a segment of 60 Minutes. 

Bookmaker.com traditionally would offer betting odds on this type of event.  The option was currently under consideration especially since Wednesday’s ceremony will be televised live.  Should they decide to post odds, we will publish them here.

Boehner will now be second in line to the presidency behind President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden.

- Christopher Costigan, Gambling911.com Publisher

Politics News

Melania Trump Divorce Odds: 'Counting the Minutes"

A former aide to Melania Trump reveals that the First Lady is ‘counting the minutes until she can divorce Donald (Trump)’ after he leaves office.

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Trump Clemency Odds - Who Will He Pardon on His Way Out

Donald Trump plans to pardon as many as 100 people during his last hours in office, and we have some great prop bets pertaining to this topic.

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Can't Bet the Biden Inauguration Online at FanDuel, Draftkings

Though you will be unable to place bets on the Joe Biden Presidential Inauguration at FanDuel, Draftkings and Fox Bet, fear not, there are alternatives

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

Inauguration Day Odds Up Now: Biden Mask, Gaffes, Kiss on Lips, More

You can bet on numerous Joe Biden Inauguration Day props at BetOnline.  Remember, state-licensed online sportsbooks like FanDuel and Draftkings are prohibited from taking bets on politics in most regions.

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Trump Wall Bet to be Graded a Loser

Dave Mason of BetOnline on Tuesday confirmed that those who placed bets in 2016 on whether a US border wall would be completed by the end of Donald Trump's Presidency will be graded as "NO".

Syndicate