Bookmakers favor Bush over Trump
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Forget Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpKey takeaways from the Arizona Senate debate Major Hollywood talent firm considering rejecting Saudi investment money: report Mattis says he thought 'nothing at all' about Trump saying he may leave administration MORE. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush is the favorite to win the GOP presidential nomination, according to Paddy Power, the Irish betting site.

Trump trails Bush and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker in Paddy Power’s rankings, though Trump might be the better bet. At 9-2 odds, a $100 bet on Trump would win $450.

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Bush’s odds are 6-4, meaning a $100 bet would return just $150. At 4-1, a $100 bet on Walker would pay $400.

A few long-shots could be worth consideration. Paddy Power’s odds on Sen. Ted CruzRafael (Ted) Edward CruzBeto O'Rourke will not share million he raised with other Dem Senate candidates Election Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight Donald Trump Jr. blasts Beto O’Rourke: ‘Irish guy pretending to be Hispanic’ MORE (R-Texas) winning the nomination are 25-1.

To put that in perspective, former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, who isn’t running for president, is at 40-1. (Texas Gov. Rick Perry, whi is in the race, is also at 40-1. Fellow White House hopefuls Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey Olin GrahamBrunson release spotlights the rot in Turkish politics and judiciary Saudi Arabia, Turkey to form joint investigation into Khashoggi disappearance Democrats must end mob rule MORE (R-S.C.) and former New York Gov. George Pataki are at 66-1.)

A bet on Hillary ClintonHillary Diane Rodham ClintonCarter Page files defamation lawsuit against DNC Dems fear party is headed to gutter from Avenatti’s sledgehammer approach Election Countdown: Cruz, O'Rourke fight at pivotal point | Ryan hitting the trail for vulnerable Republicans | Poll shows Biden leading Dem 2020 field | Arizona Senate debate tonight MORE to win the Democratic nomination returns little. A $100 bet on Clinton returns just $20.

If you are feeling the Bern, however, a $100 bet on Sen. Bernie SandersBernard (Bernie) SandersTrump attacks ‘Crazy Bernie’ Sanders over Medicare plans Overnight Defense: Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind missing journalist | Sends Pompeo to meet Saudi king | Saudis may claim Khashoggi killed by accident | Ex-VA chief talks White House 'chaos' | Most F-35s cleared for flight Overnight Energy: Trump administration doubles down on climate skepticism | Suspended EPA health official hits back | Military bases could host coal, gas exports MORE (I-Vt.) would return $600 at 6-1 odds if he were to win the nomination (actor Alex Baldwin is a 500-1 underdog.)

Clinton is also the favorite to win the White House with even odds, compared to Bush’s 10-3 odds. Trump is 10-1, and Sen. Marco RubioMarco Antonio RubioDating app for Trump supporters leaked its users data on launch day: report Overnight Defense: Trump says 'rogue killers' could be behind missing journalist | Sends Pompeo to meet Saudi king | Saudis may claim Khashoggi killed by accident | Ex-VA chief talks White House 'chaos' | Most F-35s cleared for flight Democrats torch Trump for floating 'rogue killers' to blame for missing journalist MORE (R-Fla.) is 12-1.

Any Democrat gets 4-6 odds to win the White House, while a generic Republican gets lesser, 6-5 odds.

Gambling on U.S. elections is illegal in the United States, so you won’t be able to make any of these bets in Las Vegas.

In Great Britain and Ireland, however, gambling on elections is entirely legal — and big business.