2022 Vegas Election Odds For Matthew McConaughey For Governor Of Texas
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Matthew McConaughey is no stranger to the limelight, as he’s one of the top Hollywood actors in terms of broad-ranging ability. But as you can see, he might be extending himself further than ever – or even a bit too far – with his latest stunt, as there are Matthew McConaughey Vegas election odds posted online regarding his chances to become the next Governor of Texas. GOP incumbent Greg Abbott, of course, is the current favorite, and there are several other potential political candidates to consider, too.
Now, it’s unclear whether McConaughey is actually going to run or simply doing some research for his next big role (perhaps as the protagonist in The Hunt For Red October 2: Orange November), but we’ll all find out soon enough. Naturally, if he runs, that wouldn’t be the biggest surprise. He’s a character actor through and through, often taking roles other actors can’t stomach. And “politician” might be just such a role. For the most part, that’s one the audience can’t stomach, at least.
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2022 Matthew McConaughey Texas Governor Election Odds
So, first things first: Why are there gubernatorial odds for Matthew McConaughey running for Governor of Texas, is he really running? We mean, is he really running? Could he actually run?
Well, there’s currently no telling. McConaughey hasn’t officially declared his intentions to challenge TX Gov. Greg Abbott in the next Texas election, but he has hinted his desire to run for the highest seat in his home state.
The following odds are currently available at BetOnline Sportsbook:
2022 Texas Gubernatorial Election Odds – Winner
- Greg Abbott -300
- Beto O’Rourke +500
- Matthew McConaughey +600
- Julian Castro +3000
- Joaquin Castro +3500
- Wendy Davis +3500
2022 Texas Gubernatorial Election Odds – Winning Party
- Republican -500
- Democrat +300
Will Greg Abbott be reelected as Texas Governor in 2022?
- Yes -800
- No +425
Note: This is the most up-to-date Texas Governor betting line. The other lines above are archival and have been taken down for now. Expect new TX Governor odds to be posted with updated Matthew McConaughey odds in the near future.
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Is It Legal To Bet On Matthew McConaughey’s Governor Chances?
Yes! You can legally wager on politics online – including on Matthew McConaughey’s chances to win the governorship of Texas – at the best Vegas election sportsbooks. These sites are safe, secure, and legal for all US residents to use (18+), and there are no American gambling laws barring access to real-money online betting sites provided those sites are operating outside of US borders.
All the sites we recommend here have been accepting real-money wagers online for years, so they more than fit the (play)bill. Of course, whether or not McConaughey fits is anyone’s guess, which is why – if you pick correctly at the betting boards – you stand to make a mint.
Note: Residents of Washington state are nominally barred from gambling online, though WA betting laws are historically unenforced. Of course, the way things are going, we must recommend that all WA residents abide by state laws and refrain from gambling over the Internet.
How To Bet On Matthew McConaughey For Governor Online
If you’re interested in betting on Matthew McConaughey for Governor, you can only do so at legitimate, trusted overseas sports betting sites. USA-based sportsbooks – while growing in number and available in about half the country – cannot legally accept election bets, but international sites can and do.
Thus, to get in on the action, you must first sign up with one of the trusted gambling sites we recommend.
Regardless of the site you choose, of course, the process is the same. The member portals at these sites are always straightforward and will never daze or confuse you. Plus, if you’re familiar with one, you’re familiar with them all. That’s what we love about these legal Vegas political betting sites, man. We get older, they stay the same age.
- Sign up to bet politics online legally and safely by following any link on this page to a reputable Vegas election betting site.
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- Browse the boards and find a line you like.
- All right, all right, all right!
Matthew McConaughey Bio – Who Is Matthew McConaughey?
Matthew David McConaughey is an American film and television actor. Born in Uvalde, Texas, on Nov. 4, 1969 – there’s a pun in there about the overlap between politics and carnal relations re the taxman and his effect on the taxpayer, but we’ll leave that to the comedy writers – McConaughey was homeschooled early in life. He then attended Longview High School in Longview, TX, before spending a year in Australia as an exchange student in 1988.
In 1989, McConaughey enrolled at the University of Texas at Austin, joined the Delta Tau Delta fraternity, and graduated in 1993 with an aptly named BS in Radio-Television-Film. (McConaughey originally planned to become a lawyer, but he abandoned that line of work for the entertainment industry.)
In the early 1990s, McConaughey got his start in the industry by starring in TV commercials and music videos, breaking into the movies with his heralded role as David Wooderson in Richard Linklater’s 1993 classic, Dazed and Confused.
Since then, McConaughey has starred in countless movies as one of Hollywood’s most recognizable and globally popular leading men, and he’s lent his voice to a bunch of crappy car commercials for some reason. Now, of course, he wants to be Governor of Texas. Maybe.
- Business Holdings: N/A
- Net Worth: $150 million
- Age: (52 as of 2021)
- Spouse: Camila Alves (married 2011)
- Children: Three
- Religion: Christian, non-denominational
- Twitter: @McConaughey
- Campaign Website: N/A
- Campaign Slogan: N/A
Matthew McConaughey Political Experience
While Matthew McConaughey has never held political office and thus has no political experience as such, he has a skill set that lends itself to politics. That is, he’s an actor.
He’s also made his political views/political stance fairly plain, at least in general terms. Actually, they’re somewhat flowery terms, as befitting an actor of his artsy-fartsy stature.
McConaughey describes himself thus as he opines on whether or not he should run for office:
“It's just, I'm more of a folk singin’, philosopher, poet-statesman than I am a per-se definitive politician. So I go, ‘Well that's a reason not to,’ but then I go, ‘Oh, well that's exactly why you should. Because politics needs redefinition.’”
Matthew McConaughey Political Platform
Like the man himself, Matthew McConaughey’s politics are somewhat mysterious, as the character actor isn’t all that interested in sharing his genuine beliefs with the world. (This is generally good advice for all Hollywood weirdos, as splitting one’s fanbase is never an economically sound decision.)
McConaughey has described his political leanings as “aggressively centrist.” In realistic terms, he’s a communist dink with sense enough not to say so out loud.
Of course, there are plenty of GOP commies, too. As such, when it comes to Matthew McConaughey, political affiliation is actually a closely guarded secret.
Based on his public utterances, it’s likely that he’d run as a Democrat, but he could conceivably run as an independent candidate in the 2022 Texas Governor’s race. Whether or not that would give a boost to the general third-party odds on the betting boards is anyone’s guess, but no remember: No independent has ever won a meaningful state or national election.
As far as we can tell, these are McConaughey’s main platforms:
- Opposes various Republican stuff probably
- Supports watered-down DNC talking points most likely
Philanthropically, McConaughey runs the just keep livin foundation, which had as its charter the following: “Dedicated to helping teenage kids lead active lives and make healthy choices to become great men and women.”
Unfortunately, to prevent blowback from the various alphabet radicals, this has been recently changed to the more inclusive “Empowering high school students by providing them with the tools to lead active lives and make healthy choices for a better future.”