Politics

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

Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana Primary at 4-1 Odds for Decent Payout

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, May/03/2016

Indiana Primary Betting Odds: Trump Now a 'Lock' at 1-25 to Win

What first appeared as if it was going to be a competitive set of primaries now have former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and real estate magnate-turned reality TV star Donald Trump as strong favorites.

Submitted by C Costigan on, May/03/2016

Political wagering- Become a Winner

Political wagering-  Become a Winner

It is often said that the individual’s vote does not count in presidential elections. While this is largely true there is no reason why we the people cannot financially benefit from an election year.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Apr/30/2016

John Kasich Favored to be Republic VP Pick at 11-4 as Trump Sweeps in 5 States

Following landslide wins in five Northeast and Mid-Atlantic US states by GOP front runner Donald Trump, oddsmakers have begun focusing their attention on the VP runningmate pick.

Submitted by Guest on, Apr/26/2016

Brunson: ‘If Trump Doesn’t Get the Nomination, It’s End of the Republican Party’

Brunson: ‘If Trump Doesn’t Get the Nomination, It’s End of the Republican Party’

Poker Icon and self-proclaimed lifelong Republican Doyle Brunson made a dire prediction via his Twitter feed last week: Deny Donald Trump the GOP nomination, it will be the end of the Republican party”.

Submitted by Ace King on, Apr/25/2016

Rhode Island, Delaware Primary Odds; Trump, Clinton Favorites

Of all the Tuesday Primaries, Rhode Island offered us one of the tightest races, at least on the Democratic side.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/25/2016

Connecticut Primary Odds – Trump a Massive ‘Lock’

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a -800 favorite to win the Connecticut Democratic Primary while real estate magnate Donald Trump was sitting at huge -4000 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/25/2016

Clinton Press Plane Disinfected After News of Owner’s Mile High Sex Parties

Clinton Press Plane Disinfected After News of Owner’s Mile High Sex Parties

TMZ has learned that Presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s press plane is owned by none other than poker player and Instagram Playboy Dan Bilzerian.

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Submitted by Nagesh Rath on, Apr/24/2016

Oddsmakers Have Clinton Huge Favorite to Win Maryland, Connecticut Primaries

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a big favorite to win the Democratic primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Maryland and Delaware.  She was only a slight favorite to win the state of Rhode Island at -180. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/23/2016

Trump, Clinton Odds to Win Pennsylvania Primary: GOP Frontrunner at -4000

Trump, Clinton Odds to Win Pennsylvania Primary: GOP Frontrunner at -4000

Real estate mogul Donald Trump was a huge favorite to win the upcoming GOP Pennsylvania Primary at -4000 odds. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/22/2016

Bernie Sanders Will Pay Out $700 With a New York Primary Win Tuesday

The polls have Donald Trump so far ahead in New York oddsmakers have scratched him off the board online for Tuesday’s Primary.  Hillary vs. Bernie is a slightly different story. 

Sure former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton maintains a big enough lead that oddsmakers at Gambling911.com-endorsed BetOnline are still offering point differential (Margin of Victory) betting odds on the Democratic Primary.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/19/2016

New York Primary Odds Include Difference in Points, 15 Point Margin of Victory

Heading into Tuesday’s New York Primaries it has become abundantly clear that Donald Trump should win on the GOP side and Hillary Clinton should win on the Democratic side based on recent polling that has the two candidates in double digit leads.  

Clinton is a 1-20 favorite to win in the Empire State where she previously served as a Senator for two terms.

That being said, Gambling911.com-endorsed BetOnline has begun to offer more reasonable betting odds on the New York Primaries, at least on the Democratic side.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/17/2016

Tuesday Mid-Atlantic, Northeast Primaries Have Front Runners Heavy Favorites

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/13/2016

Hillary Clinton Odds to Win New York Primary Still a ‘Lock’ at 1-10

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton is a 1-10 favorite to win the Democratic Primary in New York next week.

Polls show Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders closing in on Clinton.

Sanders has some terrific value with a potential payout of $60 for every $10 bet with a win.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/10/2016

Bernie Sanders a Huuuuge -4000 Favorite to Win Wyoming Caucus

Gambling911.com has your latest betting odds on the US Presidential Race for 2016, including wagering on the various state primaries.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/05/2016

Where Can I Bet on the Wisconsin Primaries Online?

You can bet on both the Republican and Democratic Wisconsin Primaries online at BetOnline.

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Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Apr/04/2016

Bernie Sanders Now Favored to Win Wisconsin Primary by Oddsmakers

Oddsmakers at BetOnline have priced Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders at -185 to win the Wisconsin Democratic Primary versus former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. 

Sanders will enter next week’s Wisconsin Primary following landslide caucus wins in Washington, Alaska and Hawaii.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/29/2016

Odds to Win Republican Primary in Wisconsin: Cruz Now Favored at -160

BetOnline has given Texas Senator Ted Cruz odds of -160 to win the Republican Primary in Wisconsin.  For those of you new to online betting, a $16 wager pays $10 and, assuming Cruz does win, you would receive $10 and keep that $16 that was being bet (in other words, you profit $10 for every $16 wagered). 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/28/2016

Wisconsin GOP Primary Betting Odds Have Ted Cruz, Donald Trump Neck and Neck

The upcoming Wisconsin Republican Primary has Texas Senator as a slim favorite to win at 4/6 odds compared to real estate mogul Donald Trump at 5/4.  Ohio Governor John Kasich would pay as much as $370 on a $10 bet with a win.

A recent poll from the conservative Washington Free Beacon have Cruz up 36 percent and Trump at 31 percent.  Kasich was trailing at 21 percent. 

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/26/2016

Odds to Win the Republican Primaries: Utah and Arizona

Odds to win the Republican Primaries in Utah and Arizona have been posted at BetOnline.

Businessman Donald Trump is a big -1200 favorite to win the Arizona Primary with the Field (including Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich) was listed with 7-1 odds.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Mar/21/2016

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One Dead After Casino Boat Goes Up in Flames

One Dead After Casino Shuttle Boat Goes Up in Flames: 50 Passengers Forced to Jump

A casino company said Monday it never had a problem with the shuttle boat that erupted in flames off Florida’s Gulf Coast, leading to the death of a female passenger.

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