US General Political News

US General Political News

Obama Winning Nebraska, Tennessee, Kentucky?

If you believe that the prediction markets can accurately forecast the 2008 US Presidential Election, Democrat Barack Obama should win handily but in states that might surprise many.

The electoral map created by the folks at Sportsbook.com is a whole lot different than that of CNN.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Pennsylvania Toss Up for McCain Obama Among Betting Markets

Polls show Democrat Senator Barack Obama leading by a pretty hefty margin in the state of Pennsylvania, but Republican Senator John McCain believes he can win that state - so do online betting ma

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/31/2008

Barney Frank Discusses the Future of Online Gambling With Gambling911

Gambling911.com Senior Reporter, Jenny Woo, recently went to Washington, DC where she met up with a handful of important allies in the fight to legalize online gambling, among them chairman of the

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/30/2008

Obama Might Win Arizona: Race Neck And Neck

In a stunning development, the Arizona Republic has reported that recent polls show Democratic US Presidential candidate, Barack Obama, is running neck and neck with Republican candidate, John Mc

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/30/2008

Condoleezza Rice Joining the San Francisco 49ers?

It seems that whenever there's a high profile job opening in the NFL these days Condoleezza Rice is automatically thrown into the mix as a candidate.

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/29/2008

Barack Obama, John McCain a Smash at Miami Bash

When Senators Barack Obama and John McCain walked in together at a spectacular event held this week in Miami, the standing room only crowd swooped over and began taking photographs.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/29/2008

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

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

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Oct/28/2008

87 Percent Chance Obama Will Become Next US President

Online political prediction market, intrade.com, has Democratic US Presidential nominee Barack Obama winning.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/28/2008

Will the Democrats Really Help Online Gambling?

The online gambling industry is counting on a Democratic administration. After all, it's the Republican party who insisted on having Internet gambling prohibition as part of their platform.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/27/2008

Politician, MMA Fighter Matt Lindland Sits Down With Jenny Woo

Oregon Republican Representative nominee Matt Lindland, discusses the UFC, his problems getting paid by Bodog Fight, and his political career.

What do you think of when you hear UFC or MMA? Fighting, Wrestling and Mixed Martial Arts, right? Well add politics to that. Matt "The Law" Lindland, Olympic Silver Medalist, veteran of UFC, IFL and Bodog Fight, and head coach of the IFL¹s Portland Wolfpack is running for State Representative of Oregon (District 52).

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/23/2008

Can John McCain Win? The Payout Would Be Enormous

At 4 to 1 odds (+400) a John McCain US Presidential win would be huge. A $100 bet would pay out $400.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/21/2008

What Landmark Will be the First to Bare the George W. Bush Name?

BetUS.com has just released odds on What will be the next landmark named after George W Bush? These odds were posted in conjunction with the film "W".

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/21/2008

Obama Bets No Longer Taken at Some Sites

How big a "lock" is Barack Obama to win the US Presidential race come three weeks from now?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/20/2008

Obama Declared New President of the United States...By Irish Bookie

Obama is the next President of the United States!

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/16/2008

Barack Obama, John McCain and Joe The Plumber

Joe the Plumber may be the most famous plumber since the Roto Rooter man.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/15/2008

Congress Has a New Ratings Guide….Put Out by Poker Community

The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today announced the creation of the PPA Congressional Ratings Guide, ava

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/15/2008

Sarah Palin to Appear on SNL With Tina Fey

Tina Fey has played Sarah Palin to perfection and now it's time she met her match....well sort of.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Oct/11/2008

Sarah Palin Abused Her Power: Did Not Break Any Law

Republican vice presidential running mate Sarah Palin may have abused her power as Governor of Alaska in having someone's employment terminator, but she did not break any law according to findings

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/10/2008

Report: McCain Exploded With Rage During Gambling Outing

Writing for the Daily Beast, Michael Kinsley relays a disturbing story about John McCain from Jeff Dearth, former publisher of the New Republic, when Dearth and McCain attended a magazine industry

Submitted by Guest on, Oct/09/2008

Barack Obama at All Time High to Win 2008 Presidential Election

The folks at BetUS.com have made Democratic nominee, Barack Obama, a -350 favorite to become the next President of the United States ahead of Tuesday night's Presidential debate.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/07/2008

A Sarah Palin Inspired Porn? Hustler Explains Nailin’ Paylin

You knew it was coming sooner or later. Republican running mate and Alaska Governor, Sarah Palin, has been described as everything from a M.I.L.F.

Submitted by Payton on, Oct/05/2008

At least the Wooden Arrow “Bailout” Was Bi-Partisan

The final Bailout plan to save Wall Street - and perhaps the nation - included a substantial amount of fat.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/03/2008

Obama’s Value Diminishes Slightly Following VP Debate

How did the prediction markets react to Thursday night's highly anticipated Vice Presidential debate?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin Will Help Obama’s Numbers After Debate Says Prediction Market

Barack Obama's Intrade value will increase more than John McCain's following the VP debate by 64 percent.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/02/2008

Sarah Palin vs. Hillary Clinton: Woo on Politics

On August 29th 2008, Senator John McCain made an announcement that seemed to have shocked everyone. "My friends and fellow Americans, I am very pleased and very privileged to introduce to you the next vice president of the United States, Governor Sarah Palin of the great state of Alaska." After that announcement was made it seemed there was a feeding frenzy of media wanting to know everything about this unknown woman who is Alaska's Governor. How quickly we forgot who Britney Spears was!

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Oct/02/2008

New Online Poker Bill to be Introduced by Controversial Senator

New Jersey Democratic Senator Robert Menendez intends to introduce a new bill that would regulate online poker and other "games of skill".

The Senate bill's introduction follows a 30-16 vote on Sept. 16 by the House Financial Services Committee that would require federal agencies to define unlawful Internet gambling before completing regulations to enforce a current ban on the activity.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Oct/01/2008

Odds on Sarah Palin Withdrawing as Republican Vice Presidential Nominee

The odds of Sarah Palin withdrawing as the Republican Vice Presidential nominee were especially strong immediately following candidate John McCain picking the Alaska Governor.

Submitted by Payton on, Sep/30/2008

Obama Sets New High: Odds Have Him Better Than 2/1

Just weeks ago, Democratic US Presidential candidate Barack Obama was at even odds with Republican candidate John McCain. Prior to this time Obama had peaked at just over 2/1 odds (-210).

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

Can John McCain Win in Nevada?

In terms of Nevada issues, McCain unsuccessfully tried to ban college sports betting in Nevada, an unpopular move in a state where gambling is an economic engine, writes Dave Toplikar of the Las Ve

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Sep/29/2008

John McCain’s Gambling Problem: Team May Have Ties to Gambling Industry

As the online gambling industry fights to gain its legal stature in the United States through a challenge waged by the The Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association, the New York Tim

Submitted by C Costigan on, Sep/28/2008

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Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

Where Can I Find The Best Sportsbook Betting Management System?

To be successful in online bookie business, you need very elaborate and powerful bookie management system. A recent survey conducted by gaming experts found out that Premier per head bookie betting management system is the best.

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Wayne Allyn Root Prediction: ‘US Supreme Court Will Rule in Favor of Sports Betting’

Conservative radio host Wayne Allyn Root predicts that the US Supreme Court will ultimately allow legalized sports betting when they present their final decision some time next spring or summer.

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Jennifer Tilly Home Spared Following Fire Evacuation

Hollywood star and professional poker player Jennifer Tilly confirmed this weekend that her home had been spared by the Skirball Fire that burned 475 acres (1.92 km2), and forced the closure of the 405 Freeway through the Sepulveda Pass near Los Angeles.