Bettors profit from Trump's impeachment

Since the proposition bet was first posted in 2016, nearly 500 bets were made on whether the U.S. president would be impeached during his first term. Gamblers who made that wager won approximately $19,000

U.S. President Donald Trump’s impeachment last month resulted in some serious cash for B.C. bettors on PlayNow.com, the BC Lottery Corporation’s wagering site.

Since the proposition bet was first posted in 2016, nearly 500 bets were made on whether Trump would be impeached during his first term.

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Gamblers who made that wager won approximately $19,000.

With less than a year to go until the 2020 U.S. election, bettors can still head to PlayNow.com to wager on who will be the Democratic and Republican candidates for president, as well as who will win the election.

Right now, Trump remains the favourite, at 3:5 odds, with former Democratic vice-president Joe Biden just behind, at 6:1 odds.

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