Tag Archives: election betting
- NYX wins BC approval; PlayNow election betting more popular than Super Bowl
November 4, 2016
Toronto-listed gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group has been approved to provide services in the Canadian province of British Columbia. On Thursday, NYX announced that BC’s Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch had granted NYX unconditional registration as a Class B Supplier. The thumbs-up will allow NYX to deploy its technology...
- Will Donald Trump say ‘Model Lives Matter’ during his RNC acceptance speech?
July 21, 2016
Non-Americans won’t get to vote for or against Donald Trump this November, but unlike most Americans, they can vote (with their wallets) on what comes out of his mouth. Trump will give the biggest speech of his young political career Thursday night, on the fourth and final day of what...
- Bookies lick wounds after UK election
May 9, 2015
Bookmakers in the UK are likely sleeping easier this weekend after the Conservative party won an outright majority in Thursday’s General Election. Prime Minister David Cameron’s Tories won 331 seats in the 650-seat House of Commons, a net gain of 25 seats. Ed Milliband’s Labour party fell 24 seats to...
- Ladbrokes election bet site overshadowed by former CEO Glynn’s Tory endorsement
April 2, 2015
UK-listed bookmaker Ladbrokes is perhaps ruing the launch of a new General Election-focused microsite just as its new CEO was distancing the company from his predecessor’s public endorsement of the Tory party. On Wednesday, the betting firm launched The Ladbrokes Lowdown – General Election 2015, which offers punters real-time updates...
- Hillary Clinton favorite to win 2016 presidential race; Betfair launches election app
March 26, 2015
Paddy Power has taken over 5,000 individual bets on the 2016 U.S. presidential race and Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite. Despite the delay of Clinton's planned presidential announcement due to some apparent cronyism scandal involving her brother Anthony Rodham and two of her political confidants, Paddy spokesman Rory Scott said...
- Nevada senate panel rejects gambling on US Presidency again
May 28, 2014
UPDATE: The Committee to Conduct an Interim Study Concerning the Impact of Technology Upon Gaming has rejected Segerblom's election betting proposal. Segerblom will have to wait until 2015 for his next chance to get the Nevada legislature to debate a new proposal. Nevada has always been the hotbed for US...