Tag Archives: Donald Trump

Betting exchanges suggest Trump impeachment likely

Following the release of the transcript of Donald Trump’s phone call with the Ukrainian president on Wednesday, betting exchanges are suggesting that impeachment is beginning to look more like reality for the US President Online betting exchange Smarkets has seen close to £35,000 traded on whether the House of Representatives will submit an article of impeachment against Trump before the …

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Industry prepares for biggest ever betting on politics markets

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Matt Shaddick, Head of Ladbrokes Politics, said that betting has “never really solved the problems around offering betting on constituencies” amid rumours of a UK snap election. Speaking in ‘Rare Breed – Betting on Politics’, the first in SBC’s new fortnightly ‘Betting on Sports webinar series’, Shaddick admitted that the difficulty in pricing 650 markets right makes them a “gold …

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6 of the Best – FunFair Tech’s Geoff Scaplehorn

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This week’s 6 of the Best comes from Geoff Scaplehorn, Lead Games Producer at FunFair Technologies. Keep reading to discover which sport breaks physical inactivity, a love of Britpop, disdain for ‘staycation’ and a top ten of movie loves. Best Holiday That would have to be when I went on safari. Landing in Kenya, we drove to Tanzania to visit the Serengeti crater, …

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6 of the Best – BetterBetting’s Adriaan Brink

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Adriaan Brink is the Founder and CEO at BetterBetting, a blockchain-based decentralised sports betting system. Brink has become the latest industry leader to provide 6 of the Best answers for the readers on SBC News. Keep reading to find out more about his love of sailing, the place which merited a four-part entry to his personal blog, and the “raw” but different …

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Paddy Power prices up Sean Hannity’s FOXhole

Paddy Power Politics has priced ‘4/1 that Sean Hannity will leave his post as a Fox News political commentator in 2018’. The bookmaker opens its new ‘Trump betting’ market, following this week’s New York court disclosure that Hannity was a client of Michael Cohen, President Trump’s personal lawyer who is currently under criminal investigation by federal prosecutors. The Host of ‘Hannity’, …

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US networks look for ‘Brady Narrative’ to recover from lacklustre NFL audiences

US sports stakeholders have detailed concern regarding the drop in viewership of NFL broadcasts recorded during season 2017/18. Last week, media analyst Nielsen released viewer trend data for the NFL’s 2017/18 regular season, which specified a network-wide viewership decline of 9.7%. The lacklustre figures saw all US partner networks; NBC, ESPN and FOX Sports report audience declines for their NFL …

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Chris Grove – Three questions that will determine the size of the regulated U.S. betting market

Next week the US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments put forward by New Jersey officials to repeal federal PASPA provisions. US gambling expert Chris Grove a Managing Director of Eilers & Krejcik Gaming details three contentious issues that have to be addressed by US betting stakeholders… _________________ The issue of sports betting in the United States has been a …

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Benjie Cherniak – Don Best: “Trump has clearly picked his side” in the sports betting debate

Managing Director of Don Best Sports, Benjie Cherniak stated that the actions of President Donald Trump show he has ‘clearly picked his side in the sports betting debate’. In response to New Jersey officials being permitted with the opportunity to present oral arguments to the US Supreme court on 4 December. Last week, Trump ordered Solicitor General Noel Francisco to …

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Trump Administration shows no love for New Jersey betting

It appears that the Trump administration has shown its hand with regards to US sports betting, having issued Solicitor General Noel Francisco to file a Supreme Court brief supporting US-pro leagues’ stance against sports betting being legalised in the state of New Jersey. The brief is a deep blow to New Jersey officials, who this October were granted the right …

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Breaking Point! Paddy Power prices Rex Tillerson as new favourite to leave the Trump cabinet

Updating its ‘Trump Betting Hub’, Paddy Power Politics has priced US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at 4/11 favourite to be the ‘next member of Donald Trump’s cabinet to exit’ the administration. Looked upon as the highest profile member of the Trump cabinet, US media reports that Tillerson’s relationship with Trump is currently at ‘breaking point’. Last week, reports surfaced …

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