Election Day: 2012 Presidential Betting Odds

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The seemingly never-ending presidential campaign is about to end. It’s finally election day and, after more than $2 billion has been spent by the presidential candidates and more than $6 billion has been spent by all candidates for all offices, people are heading to the polls to vote. And while voting has already begun across… Read more »

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Paddy Power Declares Election Over and Pays Obama Bettors

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We’re stil 48 hours away from the presidential election. But it’s already over before voting even started, according to Irish bookmaker Paddy Power. Paddy Power, Europe’s largest bookmaker and a company always happy to find new ways to generate publicity, is paying out over $650,000 in bets on President Obama to win reelection. At Paddy… Read more »

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Irish Bookmaker Releases Odds on Republican Vice Presidential Nominee

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According to Intrade, Mitt Romney has a 95.3% chance to be the Republican presidential nominee. ┬áThat’ll be 100% soon enough. And once Romney locks up the presidential nomination, all attention will turn to who the former Massachusetts governor chooses to be his vice presidential running mate. Well, Irish bookmaker Paddy Power, well-known for their controversial… Read more »

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A Political Bet: Rick Santorum to Win Michigan Primary

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If you haven’t been paying attention, Rick Santorum and his sweater vest have been surging in the Republican campaign for the presidential nomination. Despite the fact that he’s being out-spent by Mitt Romney everywhere he goes, Santorum is ┬ábecoming (rightly or wrongly) identified as the conservative alternative to the more moderate Romney. Well, the next… Read more »

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