Futures Betting

California Sen. Kamala Harris won't look surprised if she is named Joe Biden's running mate. Neither should bettors. (Image: Chris Carlson/AP)

Kamala Harris is Undisputed Betting Favorite to be Joe Biden’s VP

When presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Wednesday laid out plans on “The Late, Late Show with James Corden” for forming an vice presidential advisory committee, one of the most-watched political decisions of the year kicked into another gear. At least 15 sportsbooks around the world are now offering […]

Senator Bernie Sanders campaigns in Las Vegas before the Nevada caucus. (Image: Patrick Semansky/AP)

2020 Election Odds: Bernie Sanders 2/3 Favorite After Nevada Victory

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders improved to 2/3 odds to secure the Democratic party nomination after he won the Nevada caucus over the weekend. Sanders took one huge step closer to finalizing a run against incumbent Republican President Donald Trump in the 2020 national election. With 98% of precincts reporting, Sanders […]

Roger Stone, left, and Paul Manafort are favorites to receive a President Trump pardon, according to odds posted by Bovada. (Image: Getty)

President Trump Pardon Odds Favor Felons, Former Staffers

President Donald Trump handed out 11 pardons on Tuesday, and Bovada put out odds on who President Trump will pardon next. Trump pardoned or commuted the sentences of 11 people, including former Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich and junk bond kingpin Michael Milken. Trump allies Roger Stone and Paul Manafort are […]

Baylor forward Tristan Clark (25) celebrates a dunk against West Virginia at the Ferrell Center in Waco, TX. (Image: Ben Ludeman/USA Today Sports)

2020 March Madness Futures: Kansas, Gonzaga, Baylor 10/1 Odds

This wild and unpredictable season of college basketball lacks a dominant team heading into March Madness. Either the Gonzaga Bulldogs (26-1), Baylor Bears (23-1), or Kansas Jayhawks (22-3) held the #1 ranking during the previous 10 weeks, and all three teams are co-favorites to win 2020 March Madness this season […]

By winning his first race in spectacular fashion, Charlatan drew comparisons to former Bob Baffert trainee Justify. Can he justify those comparisons? (Image: Ernie Belmonte)

A Charlatan has Joined the Kentucky Derby Futures Board

With five victories, the name “Bob Baffert” is synonymous with Kentucky Derby success. Accordingly, the Hall-of-Fame trainer rarely has a Charlatan in his endless barn of 3-year-old Derby hopefuls. Until now. Say hello to Charlatan, the newest top-10 member on the Kentucky Derby Futures Odds board. In his racing debut, […]

Patrick Mahomes opened as the favorite to win the 2020 NFL MVP award at the WestGate Las Vegas SuperBook. (Image: Ronald Martinez/Getty)

Patrick Mahomes Pegged as Early Favorite to Win 2020 NFL MVP

Patrick Mahomes won the 2020 Super Bowl MVP award less than 48 hours ago after leading the Kansas City Chiefs to a 31-20 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. Now, he’s already the favorite to pick up the league’s Most Valuable Player honor next season as well. The Westgate Las […]

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60th Annual Grammy Awards, Press Room, New York, USA - 28 Jan 2018

Gambling on the Grammys: Expert Music Bettor Breaks Down His Picks

The Grammy Awards aren’t just about music and entertainment. For years, a few sharp bettors have been scoping out each category and winning money where there’s value. Matt Lessinger is one of the few experts with a documented winning record betting on the Grammys, and this year, he shares his […]

Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson rolls out against the Los Angeles Rams at the LA Coliseum. (Image: Meg Oliphant/Getty)

Seattle Seahawks Now 8/1 Odds to Ship 2020 Super Bowl

The Seattle Seahawks (11-3) are tied for the best record in the NFC, and currently occupy first place in the NFC West. Oddsmakers recently adjusted the Seahawks to 8/1 odds to win the 2020 Super Bowl, which puts them as the sixth-best favorite on the futures board, according to William […]

NY Yankees CF Aaron Judge and 2B Gleyber Torres celebrate a home run at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx. (Image: Elsa/Getty)

2020 World Series Odds: New York Yankees Now 4/1 Favorites

William Hill listed the New York Yankees as the betting favorite to win the 2020 World Series at 4/1 odds. The Houston Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers are the other top favorites on the board, with the Astros at 5/1 odds and the Dodgers at 6/1 odds. The Yankees saw […]

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Nomination Odds for Mayor Pete Surge During Democratic Debate

Pete Buttigieg’s odds to win his party’s presidential nomination improved during Wednesday’s Democratic debate. While Senator Elizabeth Warren maintained her edge, Buttigieg gained in the prediction markets. Pete Buttigieg is one of the front-runners for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, and judging by the betting action on Predictit, his chances […]

U.S. diplomat to Ukraine, William B. Taylor (R), and Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs George P. Kent (L) are sworn for the first day of open  impeachment hearings.(Image: Drew Angerer/Getty)

Trump Impeachment Odds Steady as Open Hearings Begin

President Trump’s impeachment odds were relatively stable after the first day of public hearings. Since both of Wednesday’s witnesses had already testified in closed sessions, there were few surprises to inspire the betting markets. But that may change as the House of Representative’s hearings progress. While Wednesday’s testimony was damaging, […]

Kylie Jenner is looking for a boyfriend and Bovada has put out odds. Some of the possible suitors are clockwise from top left: Drake, 21 Savage, Post Malone, and Chris Brown.

Kylie Jenner Boyfriend Betting: Will it be Drake?

When Kylie Jenner broke up with rapper Travis Scott, gossip rags soon were speculating on whether or not the billionaire cosmetics maven would be getting back together with her baby daddy. Betting site Bovada, meanwhile, listed odds on who Jenner’s next main man might be — and if you believe […]

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson leads Baltimore into Cincinnati as having one of three NFL double-digit spreads. (Image: Getty)

Baltimore Ravens 9/1 Super Bowl Odds After Victory Over Patriots

The Baltimore Ravens (6-2) saw their Super Bowl 54 odds bump up to 9/1 after they defeated the New England Patriots on Sunday Night Football. The Ravens lead the AFC North by two games over the Big Ben-less Pittsburgh Steelers. They are also one of only five AFC teams with […]

Furniture store owner and local celebrity Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale poses with a fan during a World Series game at Minute Maid Park in Houston. (Image: Darren Rovell/Twitter)

Mattress Mack Loses $13 Million Betting on Houston Astros in World Series

Mattress Mack, otherwise known as popular Houston furniture store magnate Jim McIngvale, bet over $13 million via multiple wagers on the Houston Astros to win the 2019 World Series. He lost $13 million when the Washington Nationals won back-to-back games in Houston to win the World Series. If the Astros […]