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Will and Jada Smith Divorce Announcement Coming Soon? Oddsmakers Take Notice

Will and Jada Smith Divorce Announcement Coming Soon?  Oddsmakers Take Notice

Death and divorce are not always fair game in the world of online gambling.  Oddsmakers especially stay clear of the former.  But Will and Jada Smith are not just any mere mortal couple and gambling firms know there is a lucrative wagering market on the Smiths.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/20/2022

Will Smith Resigns From Film Academy Over Chris Rock Slap: Latest Odds

Will Smith Resigns From Film Academy Over Chris Rock Slap: Latest Odds

Will Smith resigned Friday from the motion picture academy following his Oscars night slap of Chris Rock and said he would accept any further punishment the organization imposed.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Apr/01/2022

Oscars 2022 Ratings Surprisingly Good

Oscars 2022 Ratings Surprisingly Good

Despite the low expectations and lack of interest from gamblers, this year's Oscars apparently didn't do so bad in the ratings after all.  A yearly decline has been witnessed in past years.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/28/2022

Will Smith Slaps Chris Rock at Oscars: A Bookmaker Bomb

Serena Williams Stunned After Watching Will Smith Slap Chris Rock at Oscars: A Bookmaker Bomb

While official numbers have yet to be released, judging by traffic alone, this year's Oscars were a complete bomb for bookmakers. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/28/2022

2022 Oscars Betting Bust

2022 Oscars Betting Bust

It's Sunday morning, Gambling911.com's 2022 Oscars betting coverage is extensive....but the response has been lukewarm, and that's being generous.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/27/2022

Oscar Odds to Win 2022: Best Cinematography, Production Design, Visual Effect

Oscar Odds to Win 2022: Best Cinematography, Production Design, Visual Effect

Dune dominates when it comes to the visuals, production design and cinematography categories at this year's Oscars.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Animated Feature - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Animated Feature - 2022 Oscars

Encanto is a "lock" to win Best Animated Feature at this year's Oscars with a line of -1600.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Supporting Actress - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Supporting Actress - 2022 Oscars

Ariana DeBose is the runaway favorite (lock) to win Best Actress at this year's Oscars.   She's priced at -1800.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win Best Actress - Oscars 2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win Best Actress - Oscars 2022

Jessica Chastain (The Eyes of Tammy Faye) is the +175 favorite to win Best Actress at this year's Oscars in one of the most competitive Oscar categories we have seen in years.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Director - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Director - 2022 Oscars

Best Director is not a category worth betting at this year's Oscars as the price is too much at -4000 on the favorite, Jane Campion (The Power of the Dog).

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Documentary - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Documentary - 2022 Oscars

This year's Oscar for Best Documentary had Summer of Soul favored at -350.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Short Film - Animated - Live Action - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Short Film - Animated - Live Action - 2022 Oscars

There are two short film categories at this year's Oscars in which to bet on: Best Animated and Best Live Action.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Song - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Song - 2022 Oscars

Betting on the Best Original Song at this year's Oscars has No Time to Die the -275 favorite.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Costume Design - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Costume Design - 2022 Oscars

Cruella is pretty much "a lock" to win Best Costume Design at a low enough price to make a small guaranteed profit (-500).  You'd have to bet $100 to make a nice $20 profit. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Score - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Score - 2022 Oscars

The payout odds for Best Original Score at this year's Oscars had Dune at -600 and a "lock" for sure.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Screenplay - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best Original Screenplay - 2022 Oscars

One of the more competitive categories for this year's Oscar betting is the Best Original Screenplay.  Licorice Pizza pays $11 on a $10 bet, Belfast pays $30. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Dune - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Dune - 2022 Oscars

Dune is nominated for 10 Oscars including visual effects, cinematography, editing, screenplay, score, sound, production design, costume design plus makeup and hairstyling.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

What Are The Payout Odds to Win - Best International Film - 2022 Oscars

What Are The Odds to Win - Best International Film - 2022 Oscars

Drive My Car is a "lock" to win Best International Film at this year's Oscars, but you'll have to risk $250 just to win $10. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

Payout Odds Kodi Smit McPhee to Win Best Supporting Actor - 2022 Oscars

Payout Odds Kodi Smit McPhee to Win Best Supporting Actor - 2022 Oscars

Kodi Smit McPhee has the second shortest odds of winning the 2022 Oscar for Best Supporting Actor for his role as Peter Gordon in Jane Campion's western film The Power of the Dog.  The payout would be $23 for every $10 bet.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/26/2022

Oscars Dead? Quota System Might Be Last Straw

Oscars Dead?  Quota System Might Be Last Straw

We'll know this week just how well the Oscars perform for bookmakers, but the writing is on the wall.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Mar/25/2022

Best Bets Oscars 2022

Best Bets Oscars 2022

When it comes to betting on the Oscars, nearly all big favorites can be considered "locks".  The idea is to get a decent sized favorite where the bet won't break the bank, something between say -300 and -700.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/23/2022

Where Can I Bet The Oscars Online From My State?

Where Can I Bet The Oscars Online From My State?

If you are looking to bet on this year's Oscars, be sure to check out Jazz Sports.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Mar/22/2022

Best Screenplay Payout Odds - 2021 Oscars

Best Screenplay Payout Odds - 2021 Oscars

There are odds for both Original Screenplay and Adapted Screenplay.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Carey Mulligan, Frances McDormand Payout Odds to Win Best Actress - Oscars 2021

Carey Mulligan, Frances McDormand Payout Odds to Win Best Actress - Oscars 2021

The Best Actress category is one of the most competitive at this year's Oscars, and this is shown in the odds.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

2021 Popcorn Eating World Championship Betting Odds

2021 Popcorn Eating World Championship Betting Odds

In honor of the Academy Awards this weekend, Major League Eating will put on the Popcorn Eating World Championship this Sunday (Oscar Day). 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Chadwick Boseman Best Actor Oscar Payout Odds

Chadwick Boseman Best Actor Oscar Payout Odds

Chadwick Boseman is a "lock" to win Best Actor at this year's Academy Awards.  You'll have to pay a pretty steep price though.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Nomadland Payout Odds to Win Oscar

Nomadland Payout Odds to Win Oscar

Nomadland represents the best of the betting options in that the price is -600.  In the world of Oscar gambling, this is considered huge value.  Academy Award favorites are often priced -1000 or greater.  Anything -300 or less runs the risk of losing out to another nominee. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Oscar Payout Odds 2021 Best Documentary Feature, Short - My Octopus Teacher

Oscar Payout Odds 2021 Best Documentary Feature, Short - My Octopus Teacher

My Octopus Teacher is considered the "lock" and requires a $45 bet to win $10 (the $45 is refunded and the $10 is the profit).

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Oscar Odds 2021 - Best Animated Feature, Short

Oscar Odds 2021 - Best Animated Feature, Short

Soul is a "lock" to win Best Animated Feature Film but requires a $250 bet to win $10 (the $250 will be refunded and the $10 would be considered a profit).

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Odds to Win Best Supporting Actress - Oscars 2021

Odds to Win Best Supporting Actress - Oscars 2021

Youn Yuh-jung (Minari) is now a decent size favorite with very good value for the Oscars.  A $45 bet pays $10 with that $45 refunded.  Yuh-jung is pretty much a "lock" to win so don't be discouraged by the relatively high risk.

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Apr/23/2021

Breaking News

Sac Bee Calls California Sports Betting Prop Claims of Helping the Homeless "Dodgy"

Sac Bee Calls California Sports Betting Prop Claims of Helping the Homeless "Dodgy"

Sports betting firms and state tribes are spending millions to push two separate sports betting amendments in California, but Ari Plachta of the Sacramento Bee says these advertisements have "ranged from confusing to misleading".

Ozio Lounge in Washington, DC to Get Sportsbook

Elys Game Technology, Corp. (“Elys" or the “Company") (Nasdaq:ELYS)(BER:3UW), an interactive gaming and sports betting technology company, today announced approval by the DC Department of Small & Local Business Development (DSLBD) of the BetDupont, LLC (“BetDupont”) Certified Business Enterprise Joint Venture (“CBEJV”) between the Company and District Hospitality, LLC (“District Hospitality”) in Washington, DC

Entain Voted Most Socially Responsible Gambling Company

Entain Voted Most Socially Responsible Gambling Company....After Receiving Record Fine

Try not to laugh.  The £17M fine last month was specifically for "failure to adhere to social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) safeguards."