Politics

McCain Selects Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as VP

In a shocker that caught the press completely off guard, Republican Presidential candidate John McCain has chosen Alaska Governor Sarah Palin as his running mate and potentially the next Vice Presi

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/29/2008

Obama Odds to Become the Next President of the US

Following a magnificent speech at the Democratic Convention Thursday night, Senator Barack Obama's odds to become the next President of the United States remained around -175 at Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

Pawlenty More of the Same? Minnesota Governor Not McCain's VP

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty has abruptly cancelled all upcoming press appearances, a strong indication at first that he may be named Republican US Presidential candidate John McCain's running

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/28/2008

Florida 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Once again the state of Florida finds itself in the epicenter of a Presidential race quagmire.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/28/2008

Bet on Obama and his Democratic Convention Speech

What color tie will US Presidential candidate be wearing when he delivers his speech before the Democratic Convention Thursday night? How many sips of water will he take? What will Obama say?

Ireland's leading online bookmaker - Paddy Power - is offering plenty of betting odds on Barack Obama and just about every aspect of his speech...right down to his ties, and maybe even his socks.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

New Mexico 2008 US Presidential Election Day Betting Odds

Democratic Governor Bill Richardson this week referred to his state of New Mexico and the rest of the Western US as the "New West" and that this region will ultimately decide the next Pre

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

John McCain Veepstakes: More Than 56 Percent Favor Mitt Romney

While rumors continue to swirl that Republican US Presidential nominee, John McCain, will select former Secretary of State Colin Powell as his running mate, a survey conducted on AOL.com showed tha

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

GOP Meanies Ensure Online Gambling Back on Platform

The GOP takest away than they giveth right back, in the form of an amendment prohibiting online gambling as a key platform issue.  Go figure!

Yesterday, Gambling911.com reported on how the powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as part of an effort to appeal to the broadest possible constituency.

That lasted all but 8 hours. By nightfall an amendment had ensured the prohibition was back on the GOP platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/27/2008

Poker Legend Doyle Brunson is Mad as Hell at Joe Biden, Obama

Poker pro Doyle "Texas Dolly" Brunson is mad. At Barack Obama, of all people. Why?

For picking Joe Biden as his running mate.

Because?

Submitted by Ace King on, Aug/27/2008

Online Gambling Prohibition Dropped from GOP Platform...for 8 Hours

The powerful million member strong Poker Players Alliance was successful Tuesday in getting the Republican Platform Committee to drop a prohibition of online gambling from its draft platform, as pa

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Colin Powell Vice President Odds Taken Down Following News

Washington insiders have advised that one time US Secretary of State, Colin Powell, is seriously being considered as Republican Presidential candidate John McCain's running mate and perhaps the fut

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/26/2008

Barack Obama Assassination Attempt Foiled?

Three alleged members of a white supremacy group may have been stopped from assassinating Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama on Monday.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/25/2008

Barack Obama Odds of Becoming Next US President Unchanged

With the Democratic Convention upon us and Senator Barack Obama finally choosing his running mate, Senator Joe Biden out of Delaware, Obama's odds of becoming the next President of the United State

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/25/2008

Tom Ridge Slight Favorite to be Named John McCain Running Mate

Talk about a close call: The gambling public has Tom Ridge only a slight +150 favorite to be named Republican John McCain's running mate during his bid to become next President of the United States

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/25/2008

Betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections: State Electoral Colleges

Want to know which states have the most wagering action on which party when betting on the 2008 US Presidential Elections?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2008

Colin Powell Could Help Boost McCain’s Odds

Following the announcement that Senator Barack Obama had chosen long time Senator Joe Biden to be his Democratic running mate, Republican John McCain would need something big up his sleeve....and i

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2008

2008 US Presidential Elections Betting: Helps Boost Revenues

2008 US Presidential Elections betting has officially more than just a supplement to the upcoming football season both in the US and Great Britain.

According to John Delaney, chief executive of Dublin-based political futures market Intrade.com, betting on the US Presidential election is up 600 percent over the 2004 Presidential Election, which to date was the most bet on nonsporting event ever.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/23/2008

Hillary Clinton Will Not be Vice President: Running Mate of Obama

CNN was reporting that Hillary Clinton would not be the running mate for Senator Barack Obama on the Democratic Presidential ticket, helping to further fuel rumors that Delaware Senator Joe Biden w

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/23/2008

Joe Biden Chosen as Barack Obama Running Mate

CNN has reported that Joe Biden was chosen as Senator Barack Obama's running mate and that Biden accepted it.  This news came in shortly after midnight. 

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Tim Kaine Vice President Odds - He Won’t be Obama’s Running Mate

Virginia is certainly an important state for Senator Barack Obama to target for his 2008 Presidential race and this is why that state's Governor, Tim Kaine, has had very short odds in recent weeks

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Kathleen Sebelius Vice President Odds - Can She be Obama's Running Mate?

Kathleen Sebelius, the Kansas Governor, may have become a bit of a long shot in recent days to become Barack Obama's running mate. Sebelius's Vice President odds were listed at 7/1 just last week.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/22/2008

Evan Bayh Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Evan Bayh?

Carrie Stroup here for Gambling911.com with your Evan Bayh Vice President odds update.  Will Bayh be Barack Obama's running mate?   

Just two weeks ago Evan Bayh was the 7/5 favorite to become Senator Barack Obama's running mate. Bayh's Vice President odds were set at 4/1 just prior to this at Sportsbook.com.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/22/2008

Hillary Clinton Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Hillary Clinton?

The news media is saying it won't happen.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Aug/22/2008

Chet Edwards Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Chet Edwards?

Just how much money would be won if Chet Edwards were to be selected Barack Obama's running mate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

Joe Biden Vice President Odds - Obama Running Mate Joe Biden?

Who will Barack Obama choose as his running mate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2008

John McCain Will be the Next President of US Predicts Bookmaker

The odds makers at BetCRIS.com told Gambling911.com on Wednesday that John McCain will win the US Presidency.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/20/2008

Joe Biden Bets Surging: Frenzied Trading in Vice-Presidential Markets

Amid rumors that an official announcement is imminent, Joe Biden has overtaken Evan Bayh as the most likely running mate to Barack Obama.

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/20/2008

John McCain’s 14 Hour Impulsive Casino Craps Play

The Huffington Post on Monday featured an article on US Republican Presidential candidate John McCain and what they allege is an "impulsive&

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/18/2008

Breaking News

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Doyle Brunson Said to be Doing Some ‘Serious Back Peddling’ in POTUS Bashing

Once a big supporter of US President Donald Trump, poker legend Doyle Brunson has made it clear he’s not exactly thrilled with Trump since he’s been in office.  This sentiment was relayed in a tweet Thursday, making reference to this past Tuesday’s Alabama Senate race.

Caesars Bans Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

Caesars Bans Poker Player for Being Named in Legendz Sports Indictment

A player suing Caesars Casino for allegedly banning him had previously worked for the now-defunct Legendz Sports, a company the US Government forced to close in 2013. 

Ladbrokes Among 17 Firms Hacked by Cyber Crook Looking to Sell Details for Bitcoin

Ladbrokes Among 17 Firms Hacked by Cyber Crook Looking to Sell Details for Bitcoin

Grant West, 25, admitted illegally obtaining the details of Just Eat, Uber and Ladbrokes customers' accounts in a bid to sell them on the 'dark web' for Bitcoins.  Hundreds of thousands of customers were reportedly impacted.