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Did you bet on politics in the US calming down after Donald Trump left office? Did you? Aww. Shame then, that you can still feel his presence bending reality across the US political landscape. Indeed, he’d claim you can only bet on the Republicans to win the midterms at Bovada in such confidence because of him. Bombast aside, online bookies in the US are offering far better odds on the Republicans than on the Democrats. Which is odd given the Supreme Court’s decision. ... read more

Apparently, you can bet on politics in the US to reward a little name recognition, media savvy and political bombast. Thus other celebrities are trying to emulate Donald Trump. So whilst you may think it strange, you can now bet on Dr Oz, of all people, in the race for the Pennsylvania Senate seat. Yes, that’s right, television’s quack is back on the attack and pushing for election. He’s improving the Republican odds at online betting sites in the US like Bovada. Well. So far. ... read more

The polls give Matthew McConaughey a chance to beat Greg Abbot to the governorship of Texas. They put him 8 points ahead. Unfortunately, however, the odds on the Texas gubernatorial election don’t echo that popular sentiment. Online betting sites in the US like Bovada aren’t entirely sure the movie star will run. Although, they are quite certain that if he does run as a third candidate, he’ll hand victory back to Greg Abbott. So is that ‘useful’ to the electorate, Matt? ... read more

There is little to equal the glitz and glamour of the Oscars, but with tongue firmly in cheek the Razzies manage. Once a silly aside it is now a firm fixture on the schedule of the weekend and big stars turn up to collect their prizes. That’s why you can find odds on the Razzies alongside the multitude of ways you can bet on the Oscars. But who have online betting sites in the US like Bovada tipped for the top, and bottom, this year? We take a look at the big chances for both. ... read more

They’re not telling us something. With all that’s going on you’d think the odds on Donald Trump returning to the White House would be astronomical. However online betting sites in the US like Bovada are actually dropping their prices on the former President. So does he really stand a chance at getting re-elected? Or is this just the online bookies in the US dangling hope before the massed ranks of misguided Trump supporters? Realistic hope or emotional echo? We take a look. ... read more

Created in the 1980s, the Breeders Cup Classic quickly became one. It typically attracts a superb field with some wild cards thrown in for good measure. So, due to the inherent unpredictability this creates, people often find a bet on the Breeders Cup Classic tricky. This year Bovada and other online betting sites in the US are leaning toward one of two horses, Essential Quality and Knicks Go. However as their odds get tighter you’ll spot there are some other opportunities too. ... read more

Americans are always busy at this time of year, what with their Hallogivingmas holiday. However, this year, as they shop till they drop, they also have the US midterm election odds to pour over. Unfortunately, online betting sites in the US like Bovada do not offer the Democrats much hope. They seem to think the Republicans will take control back in both house and senate. Which means Joe Biden has very little to be thankful for, as his big goals get the partisan elbow. ... read more

Online sportsbook sites in the US like Bovada are handing out the sort of odds on the US Grand Prix you’d expect. Currently the odds on Lewis Hamilton are slightly better than those of his title rival Max Verstappen, but not by much. Indeed the difference is so slim that even tiny factors can have a big influence on the result. Which is why everyone is eying the surface at the Circuit of the Americas with trepidation. Despite all the promises of repair it’s still a bumpy place to race. ... read more