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Election Gambling

The Most Accurate Election Forecast? Hardcore Gamblers

Keith Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Keith Thomson

British bookmaking site Betfair had all 50 states right in 2004. As did rival site Intrade. As one gambler told me, "A pollster can still bill for an inaccurate poll. Bookmakers must make an accurate line or they lose -- period."

Sam Stein

McCain-The-Gambler Ad To Hit Swing States | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The clean-election group Campaign Money Watch announced just now that a new ad going after McCain for his ties to the gambling industry, will be airin...