PhillyDeals: PhillyDeals: Web wagerers put their money on Obama

Last time the nation voted, traders who placed bets on George W. Bush and John Kerry at favored Bush for most of the campaign - until Election Day, when so many switched their last-minute positions in response to shaky Internet exit-poll reports that the final odds favored Kerry, leaving a majority of bets underwater, a review by Dartmouth University scholars showed.

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