Online Betting Website Says Put Your Money On Kathleen Rice

Paddy Power, an Irish online betting outfit, is out today with the latest wagers on New York’s attorney general race and they say that the best bet remains Kathleen Rice.

“Leading betting organisation Paddy Power have today slashed the odds from 5/4 to 4/11 on Nassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice replacing Andrew Cuomo as New York State Attorney General in the November elections,” reads the release. “Over the past 24 hours several wagers of €100 (US$130) have been placed in support of the Nassau County DA which forced the bookie to cut her odds into 4/11.”

Just behind Rice, bookmakers say, is Eric Schneiderman, who is given 7-2 odds, followed by Eric Dinallo at 8-1, Richard Brodsky at 10-1, and Sean Coffey at 12-1.

These online betting sites became all the rage in politics in 2008, and some thought they did a better job of predicting election results than polls.

For what it’s worth Rice claims Irish heritage, so that could skew the results here perhaps. Then again, so does Coffey.

Online Betting Website Says Put Your Money On Kathleen Rice