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Star Spangled Gamblers

Feb 28, 2023

Sean McElwee, former Data for Progress founding executive director, and former Bernie Sanders aide Ari Rabin-Havt discuss progressive opposition to political prediction markets and when Biden will likely announce his re-election campaign.

Pratik, Gaeten, and Zoltar announce Golden Modelo awards for Rookie of the Year...

Feb 23, 2023

Kalshi is the focus of this episode.

In the introduction, Pratik provides a theory on what role Kalshi might have played in the demise of PredictIt and Polymarket. 

In part 1, Will Arnesen, head of the markets team at Kalshi, explains the rules in Kalshi's market on the Harvard affirmative action case before the Supreme...

Feb 14, 2023

Michael H., an Ireland-based political gambler, joins the show to discuss Biden's political future and how to trade on it over the next few months. Michael and Pratik agree that Biden is currently underpriced in the markets but differ a bit on the seriousness of the investigation into Biden's handling of...

Feb 10, 2023

The lawsuit by plaintiffs associated with PredictIt reached a critical phase on February 8 when the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals heard the case on its merits. 

As Pratik explains on the podcast, the hearing was a big win for PredictIt. 

In part 2, iSavage does a deep dive on the upcoming Chicago mayor election and...

Feb 1, 2023

With Biden and McCarthy scheduled to meet to discuss the debt ceiling Zubby Badger returns to the pod to discuss how to trade on the negotiations on Kalshi. William Arnesen of Kalshi’s markets team also joins to help explain market deadlines.
In part II, Gaeten and Zoltar discuss why George Santos might be in...