Betting Website Ups Rice's Odds In AG's Race

Last month, we noted that Paddy Power, an online betting website, was giving Rice better than even odds at winning the attorney general’s race.

Responding perhaps to a wave of bets on the Nassau D.A., the site has now upped their odds for Rice, putting her at 2/7. The rest of the candidates have slipped down a notch.

All of which raises the question: Who bets on an attorney general’s race?

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