|Just one week after the hugely anticipated results of the 2004 US presidential elections have been announced, BetWWTS.com have released odds on the outcome in 2008. This year’s race saw a record high in terms of volumes of wagers placed on the candidates, and it looks as though BetWWTS are keen to get in early for the next round.|
The bets being offered include the chance to make a wager on who will win the nomination for both parties. For the Republican party the favourites listed so far include Rudolph Guiliani the popular New York Mayor who is listed at 1/5. Behind him, with significantly higher odds, is Arizona Senator John McCain at 7/1. In equal third place are Secretary of State Colin Powell and New York Governor George Pataki both listed at 15/1. Governor of Florida and President Bush’s brother Jeb is then sat at 20/1 while Arnold Schwarzeneger is the long shot listed at 100/1.
For the Democrats John Edwards is currently the favourite, listed at 3/2. New York Senator and former first lady Hilary Clinton follows at 5/2, while John Kerry still remains a contender at 6/1. Just behind these top three is Howard Dean at 8/1, trailed then by former Vice President Al Gore at 20/1 and new Senator of Illinois Barack Obama at 24/1.