Politics Betting

England dropped all COVID restrictions on Monday, but users at prediction markets like Smarkets are betting that at least some regulations will return this year. (Image: Henry Nicholls/Reuters)

Betting Markets Predict New COVID Restrictions in England Before End of 2021

On Monday, England lifted nearly all of its COVID restrictions, an event some in the British media dubbed “Freedom Day.” But prediction markets are skeptical that the looser guidelines will last for long. Under the new rules, nightclubs, sporting events, and other venues can function at full capacity in England, […]

Joe Biden (right) enters the 2020 presidential election as a favorite over Donald Trump (left), but not everyone agrees on the size of his advantage. (Image: Jonathan Newton/Washington Post/Getty)

What Will Biden Do? A Look at Inauguration Prop Bets

Joe Biden will take the oath of office today to become the 46th president of the United States. If you’re outside the US, you can enjoy more than a passive interest – you can actually bet on a series of props for the inauguration. Americans cannot legally place bets on […]

Incoming president Joe Biden and vice-president Kamala Harris are the co-favorites to win the 2024 presidential election, according to Ladbrokes. (Image: AP)

Biden, Harris Top Updated 2024 Presidential Election Odds

The incoming president and vice president are now the betting leaders for the 2024 presidential election. Ladbrokes’ latest odds for the next US president in 2024 feature Joe Biden and Kamala Harris as co-leaders at 4-to-1. Others in the Field Despite threats of impeachment as he prepares to leave the […]

Bettors wagering on President-Elect Joe Biden got the point with decent odds compared to his chances of winning. As for stubborn Donald Trump bettors, they felt like they were hit by a fist when he didn't repeat his upset victory of 2016. (Image: AP left/New York Times right)

Online Sportsbook Gives Dogged Trump Bettors A Break From Losing

With President Donald Trump and his bettors apparent losers at the ballot box and at the betting window, the 2020 US Presidential election was as big a dream for bookmakers as the 2016 election was a nightmare. Yet one overseas bookmaker bucked the trend and got off the gravy train. […]

All It Took Was a Tweet: BetOnline Settles Biden Winners

All It Took Was a Tweet: BetOnline Settles Biden Winners

After six weeks of delays, dozens of lawsuits, a handful of recounts, and one lame-duck president who’s yet to admit he lost, Panama-based BetOnline became the last major sportsbook to settle the 2020 Election on Tuesday morning. The announcement came via tweet, ending more than a month of radio silence […]