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Betting on the Grammy Awards

The bread and butter fare for online betting sites is beyond doubt sports. But today bets are offered in a wide range of events. These include novelty betting on celebrity behavior and politics betting on election results. But the field that draws the most volume after sports betting is entertainment. And the two landmark events [...]

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Betting on the Oscars Begins

The announcement of the Golden Globe awards has set the ball rolling for discussion and debate on the Academy Awards popularly known as Oscars. Though there is more than a month to go for the event online betting sites have put up the odds. And it seems that they have taken a cue from the [...]

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Novelty Betting on Beckham’s Fourth

British football player David Beckham and wife Victoria have announced that they are expecting their fourth child this summer. Since the celebrity couple already has three sons, Brooklyn, Romeo and Cruz, Victoria has expressed an earnest desire that this child be a girl. Already leading online betting sites have opened novelty bet markets around this [...]

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Marriage Novelty Bets at PaddyPower.com

Towards the end of the year a unique sub-genre of novelty betting appears at online betting sites. Sometimes referred to as New Year’s Special, these bets require punters to predict who will take the lead in specified events. Examples are the first band to officially split in 2011, the first celebrity hair transplant in 2011 [...]

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UK Punters Back Novelty Betting

Till about a year ago online betting focused on horse racing and sports. There were a few betting sites that offered odds on stray events like national elections or may be the Oscars, but these were not taken seriously by punters. Recently in the United Kingdom this sector of the betting market has shown phenomenal [...]

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