Politics

Odds to Be Named Next Prime Minister of England: Boris Johnson Favorite

Odds to Be Named Next Prime Minister of England: Boris Johnson Favorite

With David Cameron stepping down as British Prime Minister Friday following the historic Brexit vote to leave the European Union, oddsmakers were quick to post odds on the next Prime Minister.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Bookmakers Wrong! BREXIT Wins

The British people have voted to leave the European Union.  David Cameron to step down.  Markets likely to be in turmoil Friday.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/24/2016

Can I Bet on the Brexit Referendum From the US, Worldwide?

Sure the Euro 2016 is getting plenty of attention from gamblers right now but one of the most wagered on events of the week will likely be what transpires with the Brexit Referendum. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2016

2016 US Presidential Swing State Betting Odds – Clinton vs. Trump

You can now wager on which party and/or candidate for the 2016 US Presidential race will win a handful of so-called swing states.  Note that the below odds are subject to change if not locked in.  The below summaries were created June 21, 2016.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/21/2016

Bookmaker so Convinced of No BREXIT They Offer Best Odds and Money Back if Vote Leave Loses

Founder Offers €1 Million Charity to Bet on Leave to Nigel Farage 

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/20/2016

Las Vegas Sun: How Trump Bankrupted His AC Casinos and Still Made Millions

The Las Vegas Sun featured a report Sunday morning on how the now shuttered Trump Plaza Casino and Hotel along with the recently sold Trump Marina Hotel and Casino brought in millions for GOP presumptive US Presidential nominee Donald Trump while hundreds of jobs were dissolved.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/12/2016

Oddsmakers Make Elizabeth Warren Favorite to Be Democratic Vice President

The oddsmakers have spoken and Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been instilled as the 4-1 favorite to be presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton’s Vice Presidential running mate.  Clinton is seeking to become the first female President of the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/11/2016

Wayne Root: I Got Death Threats After Appearing on Bill Maher’s Show

It's been a tough couple of weeks for sports handicapper/political commentator Wayne Root.  On May 27, Root was a guest on the HBO talk show "Real Time with Bill Maher."

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/08/2016

The Power of Relentless: Obama Mocks Wayne Allyn Root at Commencement Speech

A Donald Trump surrogate and special contributor to the Gambling911.com website was referenced and mocked by US President Barack Obama during a commencement speech at the US Air Force Academy.

Submitted by Guest on, Jun/02/2016

‘Real Time’ Host Maher Calls Root’s Cited Climate Change Study ‘Bull****’

Vegas sports handicapper and one time Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee Wayne Allyn Root appeared on “Real Time With Bill Maher” in order to defend presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump.

Submitted by Guest on, May/29/2016

Root on ‘Bill Maher’: Illegal Mexicans are ‘Pouring Over the Border’

Vegas sports handicapper and one time Libertarian Vice Presidential running mate Wayne Allyn Root got into a testy debate with fellow guests of the HBO show live broadcast of “Real Time With Bill Maher” Friday night.  The show’s host, Maher himself, didn’t let Root off easy either.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/28/2016

Paddy Power Trump Weiner Wager: G911 Investigates Cockeyed Controversy

Paddy Power Trump Weiner Wager: G911 Investigates Cockeyed Controversy

Yes it's true, we get right to the point and chat with a rep from Paddy Power to determine if the just-announced Donald Trump "penis bet" is real or just a stunt.  Check out this hilarious transcript of said chat

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2016

New Low? Bookmaker Taking Bets on the Size of Donald Trump’s Genitalia

New Low? Bookmaker Taking Bets on the Size of Donald Trump’s Genitalia

Europe’s most controversial online bookmaker, Paddy Power, announced on Thursday it has begun taking bets on the size of US Presidential candidate and presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump’s male sex organ.

Submitted by Guest on, May/26/2016

Donald Trump Mafia Ties: Politico Author Claims Numerous Relations

One of presumptive Republican nominee for US President Donald Trump’s least favorite media outlets, Politico, filed a report over the weekend attempting to establish the real estate mogul’s possible ties to the Mafia.

Submitted by Guest on, May/23/2016

With Gary Johnson as President, All Bets Are On!

With word that the deep pocketed Koch Brothers are reportedly contemplating funding the Libertarian candidate and two-term former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson's campaign, we look back at Thomas Somach's report on Johnson and his friendly attitude towards gambling.

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Submitted by Thomas Somach on, May/19/2016

Hillary Clinton on the ‘No Fly List’: Banned From Using Bilzerian Plane

Dan Bilzerian, the so-called Instagram Playboy, has banned US Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton from using his registered airplane.

Submitted by Guest on, May/18/2016

Odds to Win Democratic Kentucky Primary, Oregon Primary

The odds to win the Democratic Kentucky Primary Tuesday had former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as a 1-3 favorite.

Submitted by Guest on, May/17/2016

Elizabeth Warren Veepstakes Odds – To Be Picked Clinton’s VP Running Mate

Elizabeth Warren Veepstakes Odds – To Be Picked Clinton’s VP Running Mate

Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren to be chosen as Hillary Clinton’s VP was being offered up at long 7-1 odds at Paddy Power.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

What are the Betting Odds of Trump Being President Of the U.S.?

One of the biggest news stories of the year has been Donald Trump’s bid to become the next President of the United States. This has spilled over into the world of gambling news in the form of what are the betting odds of Trump being President of the US?

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

12 Ways Clinton Can Lose US Presidential Election: Odds Have Her 2-5 Favorite

The 2016 US Presidential race is Hillary Clinton’s to win at 2-5 odds, but the Washington Post suggests 12 different scenarios that can occur whereby Ms. Clinton loses the election.

Submitted by Guest on, May/16/2016

Readers React to Michigan Online Gambling Spousegate: Feelings Range From Shock to Disgust

As reported by the Detroit Free Press late Saturday night, state Sen. Mike Kowall has sponsored a bill to legalize online poker, a piece of legislation it turns out his wife’s lobbying firm has its hand in.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Michigan Online Gambling Bill Dead on Arrival? State Transparency Laws Lacking

The Detroit Free Press’ Paul Egan broke the story late Saturday that Michigan state Senator Mike Kowal’s wife currently works for the lobbying firm that is pushing her husband’s online gambling bill.

Submitted by Guest on, May/15/2016

Political Shenanigans in Michigan Must Stop: Online Poker Bill Author Wife Hired by Lobbying Firm

In a shocking revelation late Saturday, the Detroit Free Press has revealed that an Internet gambling bill sponsored by Sen. Mike Kowall is being backed by his wife’s lobbying firm, thus presenting a tremendous conflict of interest.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/15/2016

Trump Poker? GOP Media Operative Calls Presumptive Nominee ‘Republican in Drag’

You might think a new ad depicting poker players mocking a lone Donald Trump supporter at the table was put out by the Hillary Clinton campaign.  You would be wrong though.

Submitted by Guest on, May/12/2016

Lindsey Graham Gets Shifty: Sneaks Online Gambling Language Into Unrelated Bill

Lindsey Graham Gets Shifty: Sneaks Online Gambling Language Into Unrelated Bill

One time US Presidential hopeful - or as GOP nominee Donald Trump might say “hopeless” – Lindsey Graham has decided to slip some anti-online gambling language into the latest House Appropriations bill.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2016

Purdum: Expect Broader Conversation on US Sports Betting at Congressional Hearing on DFS

Wednesday’s scheduled Congressional hearing to deal with Daily Fantasy Sports contests will also encompass sports betting in general.

Submitted by Guest on, May/10/2016

Kasich, Christie, Haley Still Favored to be Trump VP Candidate: Marsha Blackburn Omitted?

Though Ohio Governor John Kasich has insisted he does not want to be Vice President of the United States, the former US Presidential candidate remains a 3-1 favorite to join presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump.  

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/05/2016

Ladbrokes Stands to Lose Millions With a Trump Presidential Win: Kasich Drops Out

Online bookmakers, including those based in Europe, stand to lose a significant amount of money with a long shot like real estate magnate Donald Trump winning the US Presidency.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/04/2016

Feinstein Expresses Opposition for Internet Poker in California: Writes Letter

Democratic Senator Dianne submitted a letter to top lawmakers April 28 expressing her opposition to legalized Internet poker in her state of California.

Submitted by Ace King on, May/04/2016

Trump vs. Clinton in US General Election: Latest Odds as Cruz Drops Out

With Texas Senator Ted Cruz dropping out of the US Presidential race, real estate magnate turned reality star Donald Trump will most certainly become the GOP nominee and former Secretary of State Clinton pretty much has it in the bag

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/03/2016

Breaking News

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

CNBC: No sex, No gambling as China Tightens Rules on Foreign Investment

New rules from Beijing prohibit investments in core military technology and anything that endangers national security, according to a report filed by CNBC Monday.

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now at $650 Million

Nobody Hits Powerball: Now $650 Mil

Powerball officials say there was no grand prize winner in the latest drawing, meaning one of the nation's largest lottery jackpots will continue growing.

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu Go at it Over Confederate Statutes

Negreanu: "The beliefs that Jews should be killed. Robert E. Lee believed blacks needed to be slaves. Both are vile and evil"