Betting the Futures of Doan

The futures Web site Poolitics.com offers a betting pool on whether General Services Administration chief Lurita Doan will stay or leave. The site allows visitors to bet $1.20 on whether Doan will remain in or leave her position by June 1. The closing date on wagering is tomorrow.

Poolitics describes itself "as the world's first and only parimutuel predictive polling outlet. ... New Pools are posted to the Marketplace daily â€" each one posing a question about the future outcome of an event or issue in the news, and offering entries for sale covering all of the possibilities."