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Star Spangled Gamblers

Dec 31, 2023

Four Part Episode

Part 1: Dr. Lucas (@talophex) on Biden's health

Part 2: The Winner (@thewinner2875) and Ben Freeman (@benwfreeman1) on whether Vivek Ramaswamy is worth buying as a hedge

Part 3: Mick Bransfield (@mickbransfield) on the CFTC's decision to reject Kalshi's election contracts

Part 4: Nathan Young...

Dec 22, 2023

Three-Part Episode

In Part I, Ben Freeman and SSG Title Belt Champion The Winner review the DeSantis-Newsom debate and discuss whether DeSantis can make a comeback.

In Part II, PlayUSA columnist Steve Friess offers lessons on what the political betting community can learn from how sports betting became mainstream.


Dec 1, 2023

Three-part episode:

(1) Dr. Lucas—the "surgeon general of prediction market Twitter"—joins to discuss Mitch McConnell's health. Why did he "freeze" in public multiple times? Did the Congressional physician cover up his actual condition?

(2) Rule3O3 discusses how large donors approach their...

Nov 18, 2023

Colombia-based trader Ian Bezek (@irbezek) returns to the show to offer some final thoughts on the close and uncertain presidential race in Argentina.

1:32: Ian's thoughts on the final debate between Javier Milei and Sergio Massa
2:10: Ian's advice on Polymarket's margin market
5:20: Interview begins
6:06: Massa's...

Nov 14, 2023

Eurasia expert Kristofer Harrison makes the case for why the odds of an invasion of Armenia by Azerbaijan are much higher than the market price on Polymarket.

3:54: Interview with Harrison begins

5:06: Do hedge funds use political betting insights?

7:10: Background on Armenia and Azerbaijan

7:56: Why there are tensions...