Politics

Hershel Walker: "This Erection is About the People"

BetOnline continued to offer odds on the Georgia Senate runoff election with Raphael Warnock (D) now a huge -600 favorite versus Herschel Walker (R) at +350.  Walker would pay out $35 for every $10 bet with an upset win.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Nov/23/2022

Mickey's Foray Into Sports Betting May Be Nixed Before it Even Begins as Iger Returns to Helm

Mickey's Foray Into Sports Betting May Be Nixed Before it Even Begins as Iger Returns to Helm

Plus Trump tweet odds still available following his reinstatement to the social media platform and subsequent crickets.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/21/2022

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

Georgia Runoff Betting Warnock-Walker 2022 Shows Heavy Favorite

BetOnline has no shortage of political props, even after the Midterms have now concluded.  One midterm race that is heading into a runoff continues to attract plenty of betting activity.  That would be the Georgia Senate race between Democrate Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker.  Who will win? 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/15/2022

Trump No Longer Presidential Favorite: What Will Happen After 'Bigly' Announcement?

Trump No Longer Presidential Favorite: What Will Happen After 'Bigly' Announcement?

As we await a "big" announcement Tuesday night from former President Donald Trump, oddsmakers are clear.  He's no longer the favorite.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/15/2022

Find Elon Musk Twitter Odds: BetOnline to Refresh Odds Offers Soon

Now that Elon Musk is officially in charge of Twitter, find out what betting odds are available, including numerous Trump tie-ins.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Nov/14/2022

DeSantis Beating Trump By Seven Points After Midterms: No Odds Shift Yet

DeSantis Beating Trump By Seven Points After Midterms: No Odds Shift Yet

Even Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, a staunch support of Donald Trump, turned on the former President following this past week's midterm results.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/13/2022

Trending News Stories in the World of Gambling - November 11, 2022 (11:30 am ET)

The FTX crypto exchange announced Friday morning it had filed for bankruptcy.  The company's Chief Regulatory Officer once played center stage in a highly publicized poker cheating scandal.  Plus updates on UFC gambling probe.  And what's next for California sports betting?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Nov/11/2022

Post Midterm Presidential Odds on Ron DeSantis Shift to +110 GOP, +250 Elected

Post Midterm Presidential Odds on Ron DeSantis Shift

It is safe to say the biggest victor of the midterm elections is Florida Republican Governor Ron DeSantis, though his odds to become the next President of the United States hadn't shifted as dramatically as one might have thought.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/10/2022

How Much Does a Bet on Ron DeSantis to Be the Next U.S. President Pay?

How Much Does a Bet on Ron DeSantis to Be the Next U.S. President Pay?

The sky is the limit for Ron DeSantis.  He easily won re-election in his Florida gubernatorial race versus Charlie Crist.  But he might not be sticking around Tallahassee for long.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/09/2022

Ron DeSantis 2022 Betting Odds

Online gambling websites will be offering odds on both his Florida re-election chances in November 2022 and potential US Presidential run in 2024.  DeSantis has not officially announced a Presidential campaign.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/09/2022

Fetterman Wins, Closes as +135 Dog at BetOnline, More Stunners

Fetterman Wins, Closes as +135 Dog at BetOnline, More Stunners

As expected Wednesday morning, many of the U.S. midterm elections were still undecided.  It was likely that the Georgia Senate race will not be graded for a few more weeks as neither candidate are likely to get over the required 50 percent of the vote, thus resulting in a runoff.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/09/2022

Midterms Odds Shifting Toward Dems Over Last 48 hours Say Oddsmakers

Midterms Odds Shifting Toward Dems Over Last 48 hours Say Oddsmakers

Following a month of lopsided betting patterns in favor of the Republicans, trends have moved back slightly towards the Democrats over the last 48 hours as polls began opening across the U.S. on Tuesday.  Results will start rolling in around 7 pm ET.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/08/2022

Governors Support Map Might Help With Betting as Hours Remain Before Midterms

Governors Support Map Might Help With Betting as Hours Remain Before Midterms

In a semi-scientific study conducted over the last 30 days using API geo-tracking software, infomaps were generated that display which candidates each state is "rooting for" in the 2022 Gubernatorial and Senatorial midterm elections.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/07/2022

Political Betting Expert Tells Gamblers How to Win

Political Betting Expert Tells Gamblers How to Win

You can’t walk into a casino sportsbook in the United States and place a bet on a political election, such as who your state’s next governor or senator will be.

Submitted by Thomas Somach on, Nov/06/2022

Can I Bet the Midterms From My State on DraftKings?

Can I Bet the Midterms From My State on DraftKings?

This year's U.S. Midterm elections are expected to shatter previous records, especially if early voting in some states is any indication.  If you are looking to place bets on the 2022 Midterms, you won't be able to do so at DraftKings.  Sites like BetOnline, on the other hand, specialize in election betting.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/04/2022

Odds Strongly Point to Senate, House GOP Control

Odds Strongly Point to Senate, House GOP Control

This week on KCMO Talk Radio (Kansas City), BetOnline.ag political analyst Paul Krishnamurty told host Pete Mundo that, based on the current odds, there's a 77% chance the GOP controls the Senate and a 97% chance it controls the House, following Tuesday's projected results.

Submitted by Press Release on, Nov/04/2022

Red Hot U.S. Senate Races Show Some Tight Odds... But Mostly Big Wins for Republicans

Red Hot U.S. Senate Races Show Some Tight Odds

Paul Krishnamurty, a political betting analyst for BetOnline with over 30 years experience, continues to cruch the numbers all week long leading up to Tuesday's big day. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Nov/01/2022

Latest Polls, Odds One Week Out From 2022 Midterms

Latest Polls, Odds One Week Out From 2022 Midterms

Mehmet Oz takes narrow lead over Democrat John Fetterman - With one just one week left until the Midterms, GOP candidate Mehmet Oz has taken his first lead in the Pennsylvania Senate race.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/30/2022

The Mouth Claims to Have Picked Up 3K Followers Since Musk Takeover

The Mouth Claims to Have Picked Up 3K Followers Since Musk Takeover

"I’ve picked up 3 k followers since @elonmusk took over Twitter!," poker pro Mike "The Mouth" Matusow, a devout conservative declared on Friday.  That's the day Elon Musk officially took over Twitter and began firing its top executives. 

Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Oct/30/2022

Trump Twitter Odds - Reinstatement on Halloween, Bet the First Tweet

Trump Twitter Odds - Reinstatement on Halloween, Bet the First Tweet

Elon Musk's Twitter takeover was completed on Friday.  In doing so, he fired one of the company's top executives.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/28/2022

Fetterman Bounces Back, Pelosi Home Invasion October Surprise: Latest Midterm Odds

Fetterman Bounces Back, Pelosi Home Invasion October Surprise: Latest Midterm Odds

Fetterman suffered a stroke in the early summer and continues to recover.  He still has difficulties communicating and that was evident in Tuesday night's debate.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/28/2022

PA Senate Odds Massive Swing After Debate Debacle

PA Senate Odds Massive Swing After Debate Debacle

Andrew Surabian said that one of John Fetterman's comments in last night's debate may have been the "saddest moment" he's ever seen on stage.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/26/2022

BetOnline Pulls PA Odds Following Debate Debacle (Now Updated)

Lieutenant Governor John Fetterman is lucky to have survived after suffering a stroke in the early summer.  While mostly recovered, Fetterman still has difficulties speaking, and this came across in Tuesday night's highly anticipated debate.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/26/2022

Oz Favored!!!

Oz Favored!!!

For the first time since the primaries, GOP Pennsylvania Senate candidate Mehmet Oz is the favorite to win in this year's Midterms.  He was listed at -140 and Fetterman came in with Even odds as of October 24.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/24/2022

UK Prime Minister Odds for 9 Candidates Showed Clear Favorite.... And Sunak to Assume Role

Elizabeth Truss' position as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom spanned just 44 days...and it only took a few days to find her replacement.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/24/2022

Liz Truss Steps Down, Boris Johnson Coming Back? Latest Odds, and a Casino Coming to Times Square?

Liz Truss Steps Down, Boris Johnson Coming Back? Latest Odds

The favorite as of Thursday morning was Rishi Sunak at +165 odds, paying out $16.50 for every $10 bet or $165 for every $100 bet.  Both Boris Johnson and another former PM, Theresa May, are among the mix.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Oct/20/2022

Oz Closes Gap With Fetterman in New Pennsylvania Poll: Latest Odds

Oz Closes Gap With Fetterman in New Pennsylvania Poll: Latest Odds

John Fetterman (D) was coming in at -130 odds to win the 2022 Pennsylvania Senate race. Dr. Mehmet Oz (R) was now at -110.  Both candidates are now in the minus category, meaning the reward is lower than the risk.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/19/2022

Vegas Odds for Trump Testimony Before January 6 Commission Not as Long as One Might Think

Vegas Odds for Trump Testimony Before January 6 Commission

Meanwhile, Kari Lake in the Arizona Governor's race is gaining momentum as a key figurehead in the Republican Party, and now she’s a -300 favorite to defeat Katie Hobbs in Arizona’s gubernatorial race.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/17/2022

AZ Governor Betting: Kari Lake Interview Abruptly Cancelled, Katie Hobbs MIA

AZ Governor Betting: Kari Lake Interview Abruptly Cancelled, Katie Hobbs MIA

Republican Kari Lake is coming in as the -190 favorite to be elected the next Governor of Arizona.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Oct/13/2022

Midterm Betting: Oz Tries to Reel in Black Voters, Walker's Confused Bull Ditches 3 Prego Heifers

Oz Tries to Reel in Black Voters, Walker's Confused Bull Ditches 3 Prego Heifers

These Midterm elections are getting stranger by the day it seems.  The odds haven't moooooved much in recent days.  Oh boy!

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Oct/12/2022

Breaking News

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State

Michigan Wolverines an Early +6.5 Underdog Versus Ohio State Stun the Buckeyes

We have seen the line on the Michigan Wolverines vs. Ohio State game November 26 ranging anywhere from Buckeyes -6.5 to -8 very early.  The line was trending towards -8.5.  Coming into Week 12, the Wolverines were among the few remaining undefeated teams (along with Ohio State) and that continues as they head into their game against Ohio State. 

Aggressive Line Movement on Clemson Game Was Tell-Tale Sign in Week 1

Clemson Tigers Betting Trends: Tough Test vs. Surging South Carolina November 26

Clemson goes into Saturday's Noon ET game versus the South Carolina Gamecocks as a -14.5 favorite but South Carolina cannot be overlooked following their shocking upset shellacking of the Tennessee Vols, a team that had been ranked number one in the nation just a few weeks ago. BetOnline had reported 72% on Clemson at -24 at the time of closing.