Tag: 2020 Presidential Election

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 […]