Wayne Root the Next Oscar-damus?

Heading into this weekend's Oscars, former Libertarian  Vice Presidential nominee, Wayne Allyn Root, had mad

Oscar Betting a Hit: Ratings Up

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/23/2009

2009 Oscar Award Winners – Payouts

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.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Feb/22/2009

Canada Bets Big on 2009 Oscars After Being Snubbed

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:

Submitted by Ean Lamb on, Feb/22/2009

2009 Academy Awards Betting Odds (Updated)

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!".

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2009

Where Can I Bet the Oscars Online?

A lot of people are asking the question:  Where can I bet the Oscars online?

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2009

Academy Awards Live Broadcast in Australia First Time Ever

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.

Submitted by Alistair Prescott on, Feb/22/2009

Heath Ledger Oscar Odds Pulled

Heath Ledger has won the 2009 Oscar for Best Supporting Actor, at least in the eyes of bookmakers and the gambling public.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2009

Best Costume Design Odds – 2009 Oscars

The Best Costume Design odds at the 2009 Oscars had The Duchess as a slight favorite over the Curious Case of Benjamin Button at Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2009

Best Screenplay Odds – Oscars 2009

A number of online gambling websites are offering the basic cookie cutter Oscar odds but Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2009

Best Actor to Win 2009 Oscar: Mickey Rourke vs. Sean Penn

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:

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/22/2009

Best Supporting Actress Odds – 2009 Oscars Best Bet

When it comes to the 2009 Oscars best bet, look no further than the Best Supporting Actress category.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2009

Betting on the Academy Awards: Odds Differ Across Board

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/22/2009

Kate Winslet Crying During Acceptance Speech Pays Well

Assuming Kate Winslet wins an Oscar for Best Actress after being nominated a 6th time and never having won, tears will pay gamblers nicely.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/22/2009

Odds to Win Best Animated Film – 2009 Oscars

Not all online gambling websites are offering odds to win the Best Animated Film at the 2009 Oscars, but SBG Global, one of

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Feb/21/2009

2009 Oscar Predictions – Payouts

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

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2009

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.comSubmitted 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

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

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

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