URGENT: Tell the CFTC Why Elections Matter
We need to ask you to take another critical step to preserve the political prediction industry.
The CFTC is currently conducting a 30-day review of Kalshi’s application to host election markets.
It doesn’t matter what they are or if you’re even interested in them. It doesn’t even matter if you use Kalshi.
This is the most important regulatory action for political gambling in our lives.
- If the CFTC accepts Kalshi’s application, the industry survives
- If it denies it, then we’re all headed underground or off-shore
Acceptance is ALSO a path forward for PredictIt, the CME, and Polymarket. Rejection is death to the industry as we know it.
So please visit the CFTC and give them your comments here:
IN YOUR COMMENTS, YOU MUST:
To the utmost extent possible, please connect your comments to how trading off of elections empowers you to hedge financial risk. Here’s the one I wrote for myself:
HOW TRUMP’S VICTORY FUNDAMENTALLY ALTERED MY BUSINESS
Kalshi has some other examples here. In your comments, think about:
- How changes in government effect your business
- Times that a switch from R to D in Washington changed your tax liability, regulatory filings, student loans, or other government compliance issues
Once you’ve got it, you MUST–
By September 25th. Don’t wait — do it now.