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Eurovision Odds Betting Has France To Win With Jedward Twins The Danger

Published on 14/05/2011 12:04

Eurovision betting in 2011 is like no other year with the popularity of Facebook and Twitter seeming to have ignited worldwide interest in the song contest. Everyone seems to be having a bet and an opinion. The bookmakers are firmly in the French camp with Amaury Vassili the rock solid favourite. Rehearsals have if anything solidified his position at the head of the market and it is his to lose. The operatic song is expected to get the crowd on their feet and will be a worthy…

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Eurovision Betting Sparks Into Life With Amaury Vassili For France Supported

Published on 10/05/2011 17:58

Eurovision 2011 has seen many countries choose their singers and songs much earlier than previous years and we have a great chance of assessing who has chosen well and which countries will be receiving "nil points" Gambles have already taken place on France, Estonia, Norway, Russia and the UK. The strongest of these seem to be for France and Estonia with the French plumping for an operatic song performed byAmaury Vassili a 22 year old professional tenor. France can…

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Royal Wedding Betting On The Hat Colour

Published on 20/04/2011 12:25

One of the most popular Royal Wedding betting markets is which colour hat will the Queen wear. Never has so much interest been taken in a choice of hat but bookmakers report plenty of wagers being taken on millinery matters. The head (sic) of the market shows yellow as the front runner at around even money, where this information has come from or whether Royal Wedding bookmakers have a team of inside information hat experts is not clear but Yellow has been supported from an…

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American Idol Betting As Simon Cowell Is Missed

Published on 29/03/2011 11:56

American Idol 2011 is missing Simon Cowell, the show has lacked oomph and is missing his "I Don’t Mean To Be Rude But" honesty. The current panel has Randy Jackson in the Cowell role supported by Jennifer Lopez and SteveTyler. Simon Cowell was American Idol, the other judges were bit players and the show needs its figurehead back. The 2011 series has also seemed to have not found a stand out contestant yet, betting is very open as we reach the final stages.…

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Dancing On Ice 2011 With All To Skate For

Published on 22/03/2011 13:53

The Dancing On Ice show in 2011 has been a big hit for ITV and bookmakers report plenty of betting interest on a show that was normally in the second tier of reality programmes. The introduction of Jason Gardner as the pantomime villain has proved a big hit with viewers who previously had no interest in the Ice Dancing format. Chloe Madeley, Laura Hamilton and Sam Attwater have survived the viewer’s votes and judges barbed comments to battle it out for the Dancing On…

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Estonia Supported in Eurovision Betting Odds

Published on 01/03/2011 13:07

Many countries have made their Eurovision selections and betting has begun on the hugely popular song contest which this year is held in Germany. The first movers in the market are Estonia, the small Baltic country has unveiled a big song for the contest and Eurovision fans have started to support it. Paddy Power have already cut the odds to 15/2 after hearing Rockefeller Street by the 18 year old Getter Jaani , the song is written by veteran Eurovision songwriter Sven…

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Dancing On Ice Trading Opportunity With Johnson Beharry Expected To Stay In

Published on 15/02/2011 15:41

We are now left with just eight skaters and the winner can only come from Sam Attwater who is odds on favourite and Laura Hamilton who is the second favourite with all bookmakers. However Johnson Beharry may not win Dancing on Ice 2011 but there is a betting opportunity as we do not expect him to be leaving the show for another few weeks. He has shown that his Skating despite not being the best in the show is passable and better than many. The VC winner can be backed at…

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Oscar For Best Art Direction Can Be Won By Inception

Published on 28/01/2011 17:51

The Oscar for Best Art Direction has Inception at 5/2 with Ladbrokes, this looks overpriced with the favourite The Kings Speech expected to scoop other Oscars. Inception the Leonardo Di Caprio thriller was an innovative and unique film that baffled and confused many cinema goers. Box Offices around the world reported tickets being bought a second time as customers chose to watch the film again in an attempt to find out what really happened. Whether this was in our subconscious …

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Best Actress Oscar With Annette Bening The Value Bet

Published on 26/01/2011 16:32

Annette Bening has been previously nominated on three occasions for an Oscar but the 83rd Academy Awards may well be her year. Her performance in The Kids Are Alright may just edge out Natalie Portman for Black Swan. Benning it may be felt is more deserving having missed out on a statue for Grifters, American Beauty and Being Julia. She is also the better value with bookmakers being on offer at around 11/2 with Bet 365 and Ladbrokes. Three other actresses are nominated…

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Academy Award Favourite For Best Picture Has Lots Of Facebook Friends

Published on 26/01/2011 16:18

The Best Picture Oscar looks a two film race between The Social Network and The Kings Speech. Considered to be the Blue Ribbon of all the statues, Academy members nominate and vote for their favourites. The Social Network won best film at the Golden Globes and may just have the edge over its British rival. Directed by David Fincher it charts the birth of Facebook and the subsequent travails and successes of founder Mark Zuckerberg and his fellow college students. Well received …

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Best Actor Oscar With Firth Expected To Be First

Published on 26/01/2011 15:37

Colin Firth's performance as George VI in the critically acclaimed The Kings Speech look likely to give the English actor a first Academy Award. Having already won the Best Actor Golden Globe he looks in pole position for the Oscar and is a worthy favourite with the bookmakers. James Franco being stuck on a rock by a boulder for hours (127 actually) in the Danny Boyle directed film is Firths main rival for the statue. The other Best Actor nominees are Jesse Eisenberg who…

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Dancing On Ice Elimination Has A Wife A Dave A Hero And A Cork

Published on 25/01/2011 15:30

Dancing On Ice Is now split into two camps those who can skate and those who should stick to warm weather pursuits. According to the bookmakers elimination beckons this Sunday for one of Dominic Cork, Comedy Dave, Loose Woman Denise Welch or Johnson Beharry VC. The ex England cricketer Dominic Cork is favourite to be handing his skates back in and at 5/2 with William Hill looks a good bet.. He has not taking to the ice and not been getting sixes from the judges unlike his…

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Laura Hamilton The Lady To Back in Dancing On Ice 2011

Published on 18/01/2011 17:26

We now have the final 12 Dancing On Ice Celebrities, four skaters were culled in the first of the shows and we lost Angela Rippon, Nadia Sawahla, Elen Rivas and Craig Mclachan. The clear favourite is Sam Attwater, he has seen further support in the Dancing On Ice betting market and is now odds on to win the show. His first performance on the ITV show confirmed that Sam is the skater to beat. Having been axed by East Enders he looks likely to go all the way and win Dancing On…

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Dancing On Ice Betting 2011 With Vanilla Ice A Nice Price

Published on 14/01/2011 17:05

Vanilla Ice is the big mover in the Dancing On Ice Betting after the first week of Celebrities taking to the Ice on ITV1. Vanilla was partnered by professional Katie Stainsby and skating to the Cameo hit "Word Up" he impressed the panel of Jason, Robin and Emma. Having been 33/1 before the first transmission bookmakers Bet 365 and William Hill reacted by slashing his Dancing On Ice betting odds to a single figure of 9/1 . Vanilla Ice or Rob Is now third favourite…

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The Social Network Odds On To Win In The Golden Globe Betting

Published on 01/01/2011 11:49

The Social Network has been heavily backed into clear favourite with all bookmakers to win the Best Drama Golden Globe. The Awards ceremony will take place on Sunday, January 16, 2011 and the “Facebook” film is expected to be the big winner on the night. Directed by David Fincher with a screenplay by Aaron Sorkin of West Wing fame the film plots the birth and subsequent global domination of the Social Network. The movie should win at least three Golden Globes…

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Dancing On Ice Betting 2011 Launches With Hollyoaks Mercedes Aiming To Be The Best Or Nothing

Published on 21/12/2010 12:52

ITV1 have revamped Dancing On Ice for 2011 with new judges and an altered more exciting format. Betting on the show is expected to hit record amounts and rival the X Factor and Big Brother in popularity. The full list of celebrity skaters has been revealed and we have the usual suspects of reality stars, soap actors and people looking for a boost to their flagging careers. All will be hoping to win the show and emulate previous winners Hayley Tamaddon, Ray Quinn, Suzanne…

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McCoy hot favourite to be crowned Sports Personality of the Year

Published on 15/12/2010 15:54

With Sunday 19th December drawing ever closer it's time to look at the main contenders for this years Sports Personality of the Year Award that will be broadcast live on BBC One from the LG Arena in Birmingham. Current favourite at a best priced 2.00 with Paddy Power is jockey Tony McCoy. Momentum has really started to gather behind the fifteen times champion in recent weeks and who will ever forget the emotional scenes shown at Aintree back in April when he finally won…

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Bookmakers To Catch A Cold As A White Christmas In London Beckons?

Published on 14/12/2010 15:42

14/12/2010 The betting price gap between Snow in London on Christmas day and No Snow in London on the 25th is the narrowest it has ever been as bookmaker’s odds compilers look out of their office windows and check the weather forecasts. At the beginning of December the price on offer with Bet 365 was 4/1 for the white stuff to fall on the 25th, it is now 11/8! Betting on a White Christmas is hugely popular as the English and many other nationalities are obsessed with…

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Strictly Come Dancing Betting Sees East Ender Kara Tointon Dancing Away From Her Rivals

Published on 13/12/2010 12:21

13/12/2010 Former East Ender Kara Tointon with her partner Artem Chigvintsev have been heavily backed in the last few days to win the 2010 BBC Strictly Come Dancing competition. Bookmakers have slashed the couple’s price from 7/2 and the duo are now the favourites at around 11/10 with SkyBet and William Hill. Actors and Actresses from East Enders have a great record in the competition with Christopher Parker and Matt Dangelo both coming second and Jill Halfpenny going …

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The Final of X Factor 2010 With The Betting Very Close

Published on 12/12/2010 11:05

11/12/2010 We have reached the business end of the X Factor 2010 and there are now just four artists left from the 0000's of hopeful X Factor dreamers. Matt, Rebecca, Cher and boy band One Direction will fight it out to succeed last year's winner Joe Mcelderry and 2008 winner Alexandra Burke. The Betting has Essex painter and decorator Matt Cardle as the odds on favourite and it is his to lose. He has hardly put a note wrong in any of his stage appearances and looks…

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