Odds on the US election

Where once a bet on US politics was a wager on the rather woefully obvious, these days little is as unpredictable. It is far more so than a bet on sports in the US. This is not because the mercurial political support of the US electorate is hard to assess, but because it may not matter. The President has once again refused to confirm he will abide by the results in November. He even threatens violence if he loses. This makes a bet on Donald Trump to win the election at Bovada a sensible option. Reality may just not matter. ... read more

On paper, a bet on Joe Biden winning the 2020 election looks massively attractive. The world has beset the incumbent administration with crisis after crisis. However, before you rush off to take advantage of US gambling laws at Bovada and other online bookies, have care. Biden can’t rely on the political certainties that would once have seen him swept to power on a landslide. This isn’t going to be a ho-hum election. Right now a bet on politics in the US is just a tad cavalier. ... read more