US President

There are UK gambling laws preventing wagers on human suffering. It thus says much when bookies start to allow you to bet on world leaders losing their job. Apparently they’re not going to suffer much once out the door. So morally, there’s no real problem with this. It’s like any bet on politics, best if you don’t look at the knock-on effects. So which nations’ leaders do the bookies think are in danger of being on the dole queue? And what odds are they getting? Let’s see.   ... read more

Orbital Space Force One

Air-to-Air refueling keeps Air Force One, Nightwatch aircraft and indeed USAF bombers, aloft for as long as necessary. An orbital Space Force One would require far more substantial support than a KC-135 or KC-767 tanker. An orbiting refueling platform a minimum requirement for mission duration extension. This, however, is likely to itself morph into more than mere gas station. An orbital Space Force One could well lead to the development of an orbital embassy. ... read more

The 144th running of the “middle jewel” in the US Triple Crown will take place under a unique shadow following the antics at the Kentucky Derby. The bookies like Bovada, one of the best online sportsbook sites in the US right now, are already offering very tempting prices on Maximum Security despite its disappointment at Churchill Downs and the 2019 Preakness Stakes odds on Country House, the new crown chaser,can’t quite match them, and it can’t object. ... read more

US politicians having a Hollywood background is not unheard of. We have seen it happened before ranging from a governor to a senator. Taking a step further would be betting on the future US President to be a celebrity. In this case, the best presidential candidates are Matt Damon, Ivanka Trump and Beto O’Rourke. ... read more

The rare New York Times op-ed piece on Trump resistance is the talk of the town. The US President even declared it as an act of treason. It’s no wonder why the anonymous author wants to remain in secret. Undoubtedly, this situation makes the bet on the identity of NYT Op-Ed author more challenging. ... read more