The 45th US President Donald Trump has proved to be a man of rare talent and admirable consistency. Indeed, the fact that somehow all (or almost all) of his decisions and actions usually turn out to be ones vocally opposed by the majorities should be seen as a rare talent. Not necessarily a positive talent, but a talent of some sort.
President Trump was inaugurated on January 20, 2017. Two months into office and he has somehow managed to vex and irritate the whole world, and we live in a big world. Despite the overall discontent with the greater portion of his policies, America’s top official and his havoc-causing actions have become favorite material for bookmakers to offer odds on.
Here it is important to note that betting is prohibited in the US, with Nevada sports books being the only exceptions. Those, however, accept only bets on sports events. Overseas bookies, on the other hand, have been offering different odds on Mr. Trump, some of which quite extravagant, since he was announced as the President-elect in November 2016.
William Hill acquires Australia’s Tom Waterhouse From SBR Forum - British bookmaking giant William Hill (SBR rating A) has acquired the online betting business of TomWaterhouse.com for a reported $34 million. Tom Waterhouse will stay on as managing director and could line his pockets with up to $70 million more under the terms of the […]
Trump Could Propel US Legalized Sports Betting Some powerful folks in the American casino world are betting on Donald Trump fast-forwarding the push toward legalized sports gambling in this country. In his year-end conference call with reporters, Geoff Freeman, president of the pro-casino American Gaming Association (AGA) trade […]
Spurs open as sportsbook favorites vs. Heat in NBA Finals CBS - For the first time since he joined the Miami Heat, LeBron James' team is an underdog in the NBA Finals. The Western Conference champion San Antonio Spurs opened with a -120 moneyline (5-to-6 odds) to win the NBA Finals Sunday, according to Sportsbook.com. Some books have it as high […]