ELECTION COVERAGE

What Do These Betting Odds Mean?

Many people use betting markets to shape their expectations.

James Tierney
4 min readNov 5, 2020

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Baishampayan Ghose, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons

I enjoy gambling. On sporting events, at the poker table, or an election. Heck, give me some odds on the number of claps this post will get, and I’ll make a bet.

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James Tierney

Economics Educator. Improviser. Community Builder. Always looking for the next new thing, for better or for worse.