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2010 FIFA World Cup
2010 FIFA World Cup
Paul the Psychic Octopus will not be picking any more World Cup games. He’s dead!
A prognosticating octopus correctly picked all the winners of specified World Cup games including Serbia’s shock win over favored Germany and Spain’s World Cup final win.
The man who helped bring Spain its first FIFA World Cup championship ever, Andres Iniesta, is looking to become a movie star, or so it seems.
Some 700 million people across the globe were believed to have watched the 2010 World Cup final between Spain and the Netherlands Sunday according to football's world governing body FIFA. Likewis
By now, Paul the Octopus has become a household name, and for good reason. With Spain winning the 2010 FIFA World Cup (they were early 3/1 favorites coming into the tournament), Paul's World Cup
The 2010 World Cup has been a massive success for bookmakers both online and local. A whopping £10bn has been wagered on the tournament across the globe.
Bookmaker Hilton Hasson told the South Africa Times: "Although I had expected the World Cup to dwarf any other event in the country ... it has been phenomenal."
Paul the Octopus may be perfect with his predictions for this year's World Cup, but the sports bettors in general are not buying the sea soothsayer's selection when it comes to Spain winning the 20
World Cup Final for the Netherlands vs.
Oddsmakers and gamblers alike are going into overdrive upon learning that the magnificent mollusk Paul the Octopus has selected Spain to win the 2010 World Cup. The psychic octopus has been all t
The mollusk medium, Paul the Octopus, is perfect with his picks at this year's FIFA World Cup. While he has only picked games featuring Germany, Paul has managed to accurately predict that teams
Perhaps the biggest bet placed on the semi-final game between Germany and Spain had €500,000 riding on Germany to win.
Who will Paul the Octopus pick to win the 2010 FIFA World Cup?
Everyone is talking about the octopus that has picked them perfect so far this World Cup.
Spain Holland World Cup Final odds were about to be released at Bookmaker.com with Spain to be named around a 1/2 or -190 favorite vs.
When it comes to Germany Spain odds, there are no favorites.
By late Wednesday morning in the US, while 80 percent of the betting action was coming in on Germany at Sportsbook.com, Spain continued to hold as the favorite at Sportsbook.com.
Forget about that stupid German octopus Paul. So what if he is perfect in his 2010 World Cup predictions to date.
When Charles Jay of BetUS.com placed two dishes of tasty morsels in his hamsters cage with flags for each nation representing the Holland-Uruguay game, Mikey The Hamster was dropped into his cage and ran right up to the Netherlands dish. The BetUS.com hamster has chosen Holland to win its game against Uruguay.
The BetUS.com hamster was a perfect 54-0 in his NFL picks last season.
The latest Uruguay Holland World Cup odds had Holland as a -155 favorite requiring a US$15.50 bet to win US$10 (the initial bet is refunded should Holland win). Uruguay would pay out big at +500
Colorful head coach of the Argentina World Cup team Diego Maradona had hinted he might no longer want to keep his position following an embarrassing loss to Germany in the quarter finals.
Maybe it has something to do with his being kept in a Germany aquarium and Germany just happens to have made it into the semi-finals, but Paul the Psychic Octopus continues to make his World Cup pi
With Germany scoring 3 goals against Argentina by the second half, sports bettors around the globe were starting to think more about the finals and which team will win the FIFA World Cup 2010 outri
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