U.S. bookies had Trump favored to beat Biden, if only for a few minutes – The Philadelphia Inquirer

U.S. bookies had Trump favored to beat Biden, if only for a few minutes – The Philadelphia Inquirer

“Gambling on elections has been illegal in West Virginia since 1868,” secretary of state Mac Warner said in a statement on Wednesday. Gambling on the outcome of an election has no place in our American democracy. Not today. Not tomorrow. Not ever. This is a terrible idea. Let’s shut this down right now and be very clear about it.”