A sports betting expert was arrested this past Thursday on felony warrants that ranged from intimidation to theft to fraud to even rape.
The 2009 Oscars provided quite a betting revenue boost for online gambling websites. The event is traditionally the 3rd most wagered on of the year and that probably won't change in 20
This is Carrie Stroup, reporting for Gambling911.com with your 2009 Oscar Award winners and the payouts for each bet. I will be reporting throughout the evening as the awards are handed out.
One Oscar nomination...that's it for Canada this year after past Oscars where the Canadians have been well represented.
The lone nominee, Chris Williams, co-director of the animated feature Bolt, probably won't win either as the film as the longest odds in that category - The payout would be US$3000 for every $100 bet at SBG Global.
So what happened to Canada at this year's Oscars?
Martin Knelman of the Toronto Star looked into it:
2009 Academy Awards betting odds have been updated heading into the big event.
"Best Picture" odds had Slumdog Millionaire with -1000 odds to win at betED.com. Gambling911.com does not recommend placing this big a bet on any event, therefore, unless you really think there is going to be an upset of epic proportion, our advise is "don't do it!".
A lot of people are asking the question: Where can I bet the Oscars online?
You won't have to rise too early in Australia, but you might want to skip work for a few hours. That's because it's the first time ever the Academy Awards are being broadcast live in the country.
Heath Ledger has won the 2009 Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, at least in the eyes of bookmakers and the gambling public.
The Best Actor category at this year's Oscars is a two man show and much tighter than those of us at Gambling911.com had imagined.
Mickey Rourke may be the favorite to win at BetUS.com - where an $18 bet is required to win $10 ($28 is paid out total is Rourke wins) - but he is far from a "lock" as the Dominic Patten of the Tampa Bay Examiner explains:
When it comes to the 2009 Oscars best bet, look no further than the Best Supporting Actress category.
When betting on the Academy Awards, Gambling911.com suggests shopping wisely just as you would a brand new automobile. Not only do you want the best price on odds, it's important to find online g
Assuming Kate Winslet wins an Oscar for Best Actress after being nominated a 6th time and never having won, tears will pay gamblers nicely.
We all know the 2009 Oscar predictions that include the likes of Heath Ledger to win Best Supporting Actor, Slumdog Millionaire to win Best Film, and Danny Boyle to win Best Director. These are a
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
While Oscar betting among U.S.
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.
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.
"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
Nominees for Best Film have shocked in the past (witness Crash just a few years back). Hence the reason why online gambling website BetUS.comSubmitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/20/2009
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
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.
Former Libertarian Vice Presidential nominee, Wayne Root, is here with his 2009 Oscar predictions for Gambling911.com readers. Mr.
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"?