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Academy Awards Predictions (from a Bookmaker)

Online bookmaker BetUS.com has released a few 2009 Academy Awards predictions heading into Saturday night.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/21/2009

Hugh Jackman and Other Oscar Prop Betting Odds

Forget Best Picture and Best Actor.  What we really want is odds on who will cry and who will fight.  How about what color dress Angelina Jolie will be wearing or the designer for Kate Winslet's

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/21/2009

India, Great Britain, Australia Will be Betting on Oscars

While Oscar betting among U.S.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2009

2009 Oscars – Best Actress Odds Tight

When it comes to the 2009 Oscars categories and betting, The "Best Actress" odds tended to be among the tightest, tighter than those gowns perhaps.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/21/2009

Best Picture Odds 2009 Oscars: Slumdog Millionaire Still Great Value

The Best Picture odds for 2009 had Slumdog Millionaire as the very big favorite at most online gambling websites.

A review of five such sites by Gambling911.com found that nearly all had Slumdog Millionaire requiring a $10 bet or more just to win $1.  Not so at Sportsbook.com.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/21/2009

2009 Academy Awards Betting Unprecedented

"We have not seen anything like this!" exclaimed Gambling911.com Senior Editor, Payton O'Brien, noting that the number of 2009 Academy Awards betting inquiries was more than in any previo

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2009

Odds to Win Best Foreign Film 2009 Oscars

The odds to win Best Foreign Language Film at the 2009 Oscars were available at BetUS.com.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/20/2009

2009 Oscar Pick: Gambling Site Says The Reader Could Shock

Nominees for Best Film have shocked in the past (witness Crash just a few years back).  Hence the reason why online gambling website BetUS.com

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/20/2009

Oscars Vegas Odds – You Will Need to Bet Online

Las Vegas has posted odds on the Oscars.  The one catch:  You can't place actual money bets.  That's right, Oscars Vegas odds are just that, odds rendered useless, especially since they have no

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2009

Bet the Oscars This Sunday – How To Win Big

When you place your bet on the Oscars this Sunday remember there are methods to employ for winning extra money.

It is good to know that typically the favorite wins more than not.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/20/2009

2009 Oscar Predictions From an Oddsmaker Turned VP Nom

Former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, Wayne Root, is here with his 2009 Oscar predictions for Gambling911.com readers.  Mr.

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/20/2009

Aubrey O’Day Tells G911 Ex Poker Beau David Williams Nice Guy

She referred to his foot fetish as "weird" and a "little scary" in a radio interview this week but this month's Playboy model and fashionista, Aubrey O'Day, insisted to Gambling

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/19/2009

Bet the Academy Awards at Sportingbet

Have you bet the Academy Awards yet?  For those of you living outside the United States,

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/19/2009

Oscar Betting on Kate Winslet, Angelina Jolie Questionable

Dave Stanley, Spokesperson for Sportsbook.com

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/18/2009

Sparky Collins Shoots Aubrey O’Day

Gambling911.com Cuban transgender reporter, Sparky Collins, has been working New York's Fashion Week, wearing a beautiful sequenced green gown and his Cindy Brady signature pony tail.  But it's no

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/18/2009

Celebrity Apprentice Promises to be Train Wreck

Donald Trump's Celebrity Apprentice debuts March 1 and is technically in its 8th season.  After achieving a 7th place finish in the ratings its first year and enjoying top 20

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/17/2009

Gambling911.com Reporter Wants Your Vote

She's like one of those Star Trek characters - you know the one's - they may not get a whole lot of exposure but they're the folks controlling the ship (i.e.

Submitted by Jenny Woo on, Feb/17/2009

Dancing With The Stars Odds Announced (Season 8)

Sportsbook.com on Monday released D

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/16/2009

Is There Value in Betting Heath Ledger to Win Oscar?

Gambling911.com has posed this question already:  Should anyone even bother to bet on Heath Ledger winning an Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker in "The Dark Knight"?

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/16/2009

BRIT Award Betting Canceled

Paul Weller has won the BRIT Award.  Well, not so fast.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/16/2009

2009 Oscar Betting Propositions

Everyone will be betting the Oscars but it's not just the usual categories one can wager on.  This year,

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/15/2009

Best Actor Oscar Odds: Mickey Rourke No Lock

Despite all the hoopla surrounding Mickey Rourke and his own personal story (which includes leaving acting to become a boxer), the favorite to take home the Oscar for "Best Actor" at this

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/14/2009

Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities to Employ Gambling Theme

Gambling911.com has learned that upcoming episodes of Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities will feature "some casino and gambling themes".  The show's second season was the highest rated lau

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/12/2009

Underbelly: A Tale of Two Cities Highest Rated Launch Ever

With a peak audience in excess 2.8 million, UNDERBELLY: A TALE OF TWO CITIES is Australia's most successful television program launch ever, attracting an average 2.584 million across the first hour

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/10/2009

Australia Ecstatic Over Heath Ledger Oscar Odds

Heath Ledger's odds of winning an Oscar for his portrayal of the Joker in "Batman: The Dark Night" were listed at a whopping 1/66 at  

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/10/2009

Westminster Dog Show the Third Most Bet on Pageant

There is the Miss Universe contest, which enjoys a fairly hefty amount of betting action, Miss World and then there is the Westminster Dog Show, by some accounts the third most bet on of beauty pag

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/09/2009

Grammy Awards Betting Will Not Come Close to Oscars

One would think the Grammy Awards might generate the same amount of buzz as the Oscars later this month among gamblers.  It doesn't, for whatever strange reason.  After all, we love music as much

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/08/2009

81st Annual Academy Awards Odds Released by betED.com

betED.com is the latest in a series of online gambling websites that has released 81st Annual Academy Awards odds.

"Nearly all will," expressed Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of the Gambling911.com website, which is widely considered to be the world's leader in gambling odds news.  "The Academy Awards ranks as the third most bet on single day event outside of the Super Bowl and the Kentucky Derby."

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/07/2009

2009 Westminster Dog Show Betting Odds

Did you know that the Westminster Dog Show attracts a rather large number of gamblers?  It may seem odd but the show is quite popular and heavily broadcast on ESPN.  As such,

Submitted by Sparky Collins on, Feb/06/2009

2009 Oscar Betting Props Odds: Will God Be Thanked First

2009 Oscar betting props odds have been added to the ever growing menu at

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/06/2009

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