US General Political News

US General Political News

Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey Has Ass Named Jenny Woo

Gambling911.com Senior Correspondent, Jenny Woo, this weekend had an opportunity to sit down with former Republican House majority leader, Dick Armey.  The two discussed "freedom of the Inter

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2008

Obama Nationalization Controversy Has Little Affect on Odds

Oddsmakers at Ireland's leading bookmaker, Paddy Power, have been listing odds on a Barack Obama impeachment or re

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/05/2008

Obama Good For The Internet? Some Have Their Doubts

The Barack Obama administration has outlined some of its policies following January's inauguation at Change.gov That site offers a pledge to protect the Internet from censorship and government inte

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/02/2008

Everybody Wants Sarah Palin…. But Alaska Must Come First

The +350 favorite to be named the Republican nominee for President of the United States in 2012 (see

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/23/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Denies He’s a Racist For McCain Vote

The Texas Dolly, poker legend Doyle Brunson, has had to fight off allegations that he is a racist after publicly proclaiming he voted for Republican John McCain in this month's US Presidential Elec

Submitted by Ace King on, Nov/18/2008

Obama First Puppy Name Odds Still Offered

What will the Obama's name their first puppy?

George!

That is the favorite as posted by the fine folks at Paddy Power, who may have been slamming down those Guinesses once again.  The idea that the Obama's would name their puppy after George W. Bush seems sort of off the wall if you ask us.  Then again, maybe they are thinking in terms of our first President, George Washington.  After all, Washington is listed with 10-1 odds.  To make things stranger, Denzel is given 12-1 odds.

Submitted by Payton on, Nov/16/2008

Hillary Clinton Could Become Obama’s Secretary of State

Odds on Hillary Clinton become President-Elect Barack Obama's Secretary of State were long at   

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/13/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson Voted For John McCain

After playing coy all through the U.S. Presidential campaign regarding who he was supporting, poker legend Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson has finally come clean.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/11/2008

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

First Poker Player President Since Nixon

With the election this week of Barack Obama as President of the United States, there will be a poker player in the White House for the first time since Richard Nixon was elected President in 1968

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/07/2008

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

Internet Gambling: Watch Out For Jon Kyl

A win by Republican Senator Mitch McConnell in Kentucky might not be so bad for the online gambling sector.  That tightly contested race was nearly won by his democratic challenger in a state that

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

Breaking News

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

Should You Bet the A's This Weekend?

The Oakland Athletics may be a dangerous team to bet on at 5-7 coming into their series against the Detroit Tigers, but there is an interesting trend you need to be aware of that could prove profitable.

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Where Can I Bet the Jake Paul vs. Ben Askren Fight Online?

Social media mogul Jake Paul and former UFC fighter Ben Askren are set to fight Saturday night and this one should get plenty of bets.

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

NFL Inks Sports Bet Deals With Caesars, FanDuel, DraftKings

Once one of the staunchest opponents of allowing people to bet legally on its games, the NFL on Thursday announced deals with three major gambling companies to become official sports betting partners.