Tag: 2020 Presidential Election

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 […]

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)

2020 Election Odds Guide: The Numbers You Need to Know on Election Day

We’ve written a lot about betting on the 2020 elections over the past few weeks and months. From swing states to key Senate races, and even how election odds are determined, we’ve covered just about every angle for bettors interested in putting money down on this year’s races. Even if […]

A wager on how many votes Kanye West will earn could prove to be one of the more popular election prop bets in 2020. (Image: Michael Wyke/AP)

Election Prop Bets: Beyond the Battle for the White House

Presidential election betting has become big business, with millions being wagered across the globe on whether Donald Trump or Joe Biden will claim the presidency in 2020. Many bettors also scour the odds of each individual state race, particularly in battlegrounds like Pennsylvania and Arizona. For those who really want […]

President Donald Trump scored an upset victory in Wisconsin in 2016, and comes in as an underdog in the 2020 presidential election as well. (Image: Scott Olson/Getty)

Wisconsin Presidential Odds: Can Lightning Strike Twice for Donald Trump?

Hillary Clinton held what appeared to be a safe lead in Wisconsin heading into Election Day in 2016. But Donald Trump outperformed his polling in the state – along with Michigan and Pennsylvania – in what ultimately proved to be the key to his electoral college victory. Now, Joe Biden […]

President Donald Trump finds himself playing defense in Arizona, long a Republican stronghold in presidential elections. (Image: AP)

Arizona Presidential Odds: Biden Holds Slim Lead in Traditionally Red State

Republicans have won Arizona in 16 of the past 17 presidential elections. So while the Grand Canyon State hasn’t been the deepest of red states in recent decades, it has remained a reliable GOP stronghold, delivering wins for Republicans by comfortable margins every four years. That began to change four […]

Donald Trump won Georgia in 2016, but faces a stiff fight from Joe Biden in the 2020 presidential election. (Image: Chris Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

Election Odds: Trump, Biden Both Have Georgia on Their Minds

Republicans have been able to count on Georgia to deliver a victory for the GOP candidate in virtually every presidential election since 1984. This year, however, there are signs that Democrats are making up ground in the Peach State, and many believe 2020 could be the year that Georgia flips […]

Gamblers who want to wager beyond just the straight odds between who will win the presidency between Donald Trump and Joe Biden have a multitude of election prop bets to choose from at online sportsbooks. (Image: AP)

As Election Prop Bets Flourish, Political Wagers are No Sure Thing

The US Presidential race will be finished in a week, though it’s possible we’ll have to wait at least a little while to know who the winner is. In anticipation of an ongoing election battle, overseas sites like Bovada, BetOnline, and Ladbrokes are seeing brisk business on the US election, […]

Both President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden offer numerous ways to make money during their third and final debate. Both Ladbrokes and MyBookie offer numerous prop bets on Thursday night's debate. (Image: FoxNews.com)

Presidential Debate Props: Betting on Dirty Words and Fashion Choices

For various reasons, George Carlin (dead), Andy Burnham (engaged in his own political battles), and Borat (any reason will do) won’t attend Thursday’s final presidential debate between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden. But all three are represented in various debate prop bets put out by Ladbrokes and […]

Many oddsmakers around the world shut down their presidential betting markets in the wake of news that President Trump had tested positive for COVID-19. (Image: Joshua Roberts/Reuters)

Trump COVID-19 Announcement Rocks Presidential Betting Markets

Donald Trump’s positive COVID-19 test has thrown a new degree of uncertainty into the US presidential election – enough so that bookmakers around the world no longer feel confident offering odds on the contest. President Trump announced that he had tested positive in the early hours of Friday morning. Oddsmakers: […]

Former astronaut Mark Kelly is leading in his bid to capture a key Senate seat in Arizona. His victory is seen as key to Democratic hopes winning that state for the first time since 1996. (Image: Brian Ach/Getty)

Pick Six: Presidential Betting Favorites in Electoral Battleground States

It’s generally accepted wisdom that Donald Trump captured the 2016 presidential election by drawing to the Electoral College version of an inside straight. Trump won Electoral College delegates in every key battleground state he needed from Florida to Wisconsin, despite losing the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. Ladbrokes took that […]

Presumptive Democratic Presidential nominee Joe Biden actually holds an odds edge in more than 10 books. He is favored to unseat President Donald Trump by all 19 overseas books, according to Oddschecker. (Image: Getty)

2020 Presidential Election Betting: Civil Unrest Puts Odds on Biden’s Side

The social unrest throughout the country in the wake of the George Floyd death in Minnesota has captured the presidential betting markets, with presumptive Democratic Party nominee Joe Biden finally pulling ahead of President Donald Trump. Biden surged ahead at 18 of the 19 overseas bookmakers writing odds on the […]

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 […]