Cruz gains in online betting, Trump still Republican favorite | Reuters

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Betting volumes on both Trump and Cruz hit records for the candidates on Tuesday and Rubio’s volume was his second highest ever.

Ted Cruz’s Super Tuesday victories in his home state of Texas and neighboring Oklahoma strengthened his odds for the Republican presidential nomination on online betting sites but he still trails far behind Donald Trump.

(Reporting by Dan Burns in Washington and Anjali Athavaley in New York; Editing by Peter Cooney and Bill Trott)

On PredictIt.com, operated by Victoria University in Wellington, New Zealand, the predicted chances of the Texas senator winning the nomination for the Nov. 8 election rose to 10 percent as results from Super Tuesday voting continued to be tallied.

Ladbrokes PLC said on Wednesday morning that Trump’s odds of securing the nomination were 1-5. Ireland’s PaddyPower put Trump as a 1-to-7 favorite, with Rubio following at 5-1 and Cruz at 12-1.

Cruz has gained 4 percentage points in the past two days and his predicted chances stood at the highest level on the site since he tumbled to a record low after a weak showing in the South Carolina primary on Feb 20.. Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. major-party convention since 1952 when the Democrats nominated Illinois Governor Adlai Stevenson on the third ballot.

But Trump, who rolled to wins in at least seven states on Super Tuesday, was outdistancing both Cruz and his other top rival, U.S. Rubio came in a distant second at 9-2, followed by Cruz at 25-1.

Other online betting venues also gave Trump, a New York billionaire businessman, the strongest odds of winning the nomination. PredictIt had Trump’s odds of winning the nomination at 76 percent early on Wednesday, down 4 points from Monday’s record high of 80 percent.

This article was funded in part by SAP. Message boards associated with PredictIt featured growing discussion of a possible brokered convention, which can occur when no candidate has won a clear majority of delegates before the start of the party’s nominating convention.

Rubio, who scored his first win in a nominating contest on Tuesday with the Minnesota Republican caucuses, dropped 1 point to 10 percent, a record low for him.

“I am betting against Trump getting the nomination at these odds but only because I think there is a 30 percent chance the GOP elite somehow successfully blocks him at the convention,” said a post from a forum member with the username matthewcooley.

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Online Gambling, Casinos to ‘Sweep’ U.S. in 2012

… Digital Gaming, said the change would give states the ability to legally operate online gambling beginning with poker and also sell lottery tickets on the Internet.

This would be good news for Florida, where lawmakers are set to consider a measure to bring three casino resorts to the southern part of the state. He said online gaming would likely bring more visitors to casinos.

In fact, Washington D.C.

He advised states looking to jump into online gambling to first do a study on the current rate of gambling addiction among youth and gambling adults to see whether there would be a spike.

He said that youth were already gambling online and that the industry was not doing a good job preventing it.

On Friday, the Justice Department reversed its previous stand on the 1961 Wire Act – saying that it applied to sports betting but not online gambling – after years of hunting down online casinos like the billion-dollar-plus Full Tilt Poker.

According to a 2010 Morgan Stanley report, analysts said that allowing Internet gambling could bring in $5 billion.

“In some ways, we’re concerned that when these existing industries expand [under the new Justice Department rule] they’re going to do the same shoddy job of enforcing that they’re already doing,” Whyte said.

Keith Whyte, the executive director of the National Council on Problem Gambling, said there were a half a million youth ages 12-17 with gambling problems.

Bronson of U.S. Nelson Rose, Whittier Law School professor and expert on gaming law, called the Justice Department move a “major Christmas present for the Internet gambling community.”

Regarding Internet gambling, Rose said states would have to require strict regulations to prevent gamblers from becoming addicts and to ensure that minors do not participate.

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Forget the monkey or the rooster, 2012 could be the year of the gambler and experts say that while that would mean more money in states’ pockets, it could also put young people and adults at further risk of addiction.

“It’s money and [states] can’t raise taxes anymore and they can’t cut services anymore so they need a way to raise money and gambling seems to pay more tax,” Rose said.

He said that poker would likely generate $12 billion a year in revenue for states and that the lotteries – already a $60 billion to $70 billion business – would continue to grow.

. And in Illinois, there are hopes that online tickets will increase sales for the lottery.

Rick Bronson, chairman of U.S. “All we’re seeing is every single state proposing more and more legal gambling. Steve Beshear is pushing for expanded gambling in his state. and Nevada are already poised to start online gambling, mostly poker. Gambling is seen as a painless tax, involuntary tax so it is an easy way to raise revenue without raising real taxes.”

“States are looking to maximize revenue from gambling, but they also need to minimalize the social costs,” Whyte said.

I. Kentucky’s Gov. Digital Gaming estimated that tax revenue for the states would be about 25 percent. In New York, the governor is pushing for the legalization of casino gambling.

“We are about to see this explosion of Internet gambling sweep across the nation,” he said

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Help on how to win money at horse racing

This is the same theory with 14/2. What happens in this situation is you divide 14 by 2 which is 7.

It’s as simple as that. So your winning will be 10euro. You multiply 5euro by 9 which is 45 and add your 5 you bet to get your 50euro.. So if you see a horse with odds 30/1, it means they are the furthest away from winning so bookies place high odds on them winning.

Understanding How Odds Work

When you see these odds 9/1 and 14/2 in relation to horse racing, do you know what they mean. If you bet 5 euro, you would get 50euro back. You bet 1euro so your winning will be 8euro.

Conclusion

Horse racing is like any other sport, as long as you have some idea of what is behind it and you know how to pick the best from the bunch you always have that chance that the horse you pick might be a winner.

When you see 9/1 odds on a horse it means that if you bet 1euro on the horse you will get 9euro plus the 1euro you bet back