..

US Presidential Betting: How Many States Obama, McCain Will Win

Written by:
Carrie Stroup
Published on:
Oct/28/2008

This is Carrie Stroup reporting for Gambling911.com, your leading source for US Presidential betting.

With Democratic US Presidential hopeful Barack Obama seemingly running away with the race to the White House, gamblers are less inclined to lay $700 to win $100 or $70 to win $10 (the money bet is returned should Obama win). Republican candidate John McCain has all but been written off. The risk, however, is nominal: Bet $100 to win $400 at Sportsbook.com

But there is a more attractive option now available from Sportsbook.com. It's number of states that will be won by each candidate, whether they become President or not.

The Democrats are expected to win 26 to 30 states, which is the -120 favorite. A $120 bet would pay $100 ($120 is paid back in addition to the $100 if this bet is a winner). 31 to 35 states pays $120 for every $100 bet. Some good value could be found with 36 or more states won by Obama. The payout there would be $500 for every $100 bet.

15 or Less +10000

16-20 +4000

21-25 +600

26-30 -120

31-35 +120

36 or More +500

For the Republicans, 15 or less pays $700 for every $100 bet. 21 to 25 is the favorite with a $250 bet paying $100. John McCain becomes President with 31 to 35 states won we suspect and the payout would bet $3000 for every $100 bet.

15 or Less +700

16-20 +200

21-25 -250

26-30 +400

31-35 +3000

36 or More +5000

All US Presidential betting was courtesy of Sportsbook.com

---

Carrie Stroup, Gambling911.com Senior Reporter

Politics News

Where Can I Bet the US Presidential Elections Odds Online From Texas

Where Can I Bet the US Presidential Elections Odds Online From Texas

You can bet on the 2020 US Presidential Election from Texas at BetOnline, which is also offering odds on which candidate wins the Lone Star State.  Likewise, you can also bet on the Senate race with John Cornyn having a bit of a fight there.

More Bets on Trump, Bigger Bets on Biden Post Debate 2

More Bets on Trump, Bigger Bets on Biden Post Debate 2

Democratic candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden has moved back up to -200 to win the Electoral College in the quickly approaching US Presidential race.  BetOnline also offers betting on individal state wins and Senate races.

The Fly Returns and What Will Biden Say First Odds

The Fly Returns and What Will Biden Say First Odds

The folks at BetOnline have the notorious fly from the Vice Presidential Debate making a return and landing on sitting President Donald Trump's head first.

Biden vs. Trump Debate 2 Odds: Another Fly, Fake News, # of Viewers

Biden vs. Trump Debate 2 Odds: Another Fly, Fake News, # of Viewers

Bookmakers are offering odds on the second and last debate for the upcoming US Presidential election.

Battleground States Odds Updated October 21

Battleground States Odds Updated October 21

Dave Mason of BetOnline has updated odds on which party will win each of the so-called "Battleground States" in the upcoming US Presidential Elections.

Syndicate