The decentralized prediction platform of Augur (REP) that is built on the Ethereum network, has achieved an impressive feat of handling approximately $1.65 Million in bets during the US Mid Term elections that were held on the 6th of November this year. During the day of the mid-term elections, the value of bets had initially reached $900,000 only to surpass the $1 Million mark as the day came to a close.
Further researching the bets made using Augur on the tracking website of Predictions.Global, we find one particular bet that asks which party will control the house after the 2018 US Midterm elections. The volume of this bet currently stands at $1.625 Million. The outcomes of this one bet can be found in the screenshot below.