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Gambling on the Go

Do you ever find yourself untethered from your computer and just dying to know what everyone’s thinking about the latest political, scientific, entertainment, or financial developments? And perhaps hoping to lay down a few bets on those developments?
Well, there’s an app for that: Intrade, one of our favorite prediction markets, has just released a free app.
Given the general reliability of Intrade, especially with electoral races, I wondered how it performed for the LeBron James sweepstakes. See for yourself:

LeBron James to re-sign with the Cleveland Cavaliers

LeBron James to sign with the New York Knicks

LeBron James to sign with the Chicago Bulls

LeBron James to sign with the Miami Heat

This isn’t necessarily to say that Intrade failed in this case, as the best available information — including that residing in LeBron’s neurons — wasn’t suggesting Miami as recently as two weeks ago.