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Star Spangled Gamblers

Oct 30, 2023

3-Part Episode
— Keendawg returns to discuss why Andy Beshear, Kentucky's Democratic Governor, is favored for re-election, but why lottos on his Republican challenger might be a good bet

— Pratik reports on new evidence that Kalshi was behind the CFTC's enforcement action against Polymarket

— MagaVacuum explains...

Oct 28, 2023

After another review with a 30-day public comment period, the CFTC rejected Kalshi's proposal to offer election contracts.

Mick Bransfield and Pratik Chougule do a deep dive into the outpouring of public comments that led to the CFTC's decision.

0:00: Introduction begins

2:14: Kalshi's incentives and how they shape its...

Oct 21, 2023

After listening to our recent episode about calls in the forecasting community to cancel him, Richard Hanania offered to appear on the show. Richard and Pratik Chougule discuss:

— Cancel culture in the rationalist community
— The conservative judiciary and how it could legalize prediction markets
— The odds of...

Oct 8, 2023

Ben Freeman and MAGA Vacuum return to the show to discuss their observations from the Iowa State Fair and their predictions on who will win the state's GOP caucuses.


3:12: Interview begins
3:48: What is the Iowa State Fair and why is it significant for the Republican primaries?
5:31: Trump supporters...