What Is A Political Prediction Market?

PredictIt is an exciting new, real-money game that tests your knowledge of political and financial events by letting you make and trade predictions. A project of Victoria University of Wellington, PredictIt is set up to research the potential value of prediction markets in understanding the future. Our job is to study the wisdom of the crowd, yours is to make your most educated prediction.

So you think maybe you know better than the rest of us? Sign Up to test your wits and be a part of this select group. Let's Play Politics!

How It Works

Browse Questions

Check out the range of Questions on which you can make a Prediction.

Make a Prediction

Think everyone’s got it wrong? Buy shares for or against an event taking place.

Trade Your Shares

Buy your shares low and sell them high once the crowd figures out you were right.

PredictIt in the News

The Washington Post
Bloomberg View
The New York Times
National Journal
Roll Call
The Daily Dot
TIME Magazine
Buzzfeed News
The Economist
Bloomberg Politics