Gary Oldman is favourite to win the Oscar for Best Actor.
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Oldman Could be Short Odds by Academy Awards Night

Oldman Could be Short Odds by Academy Awards Night Go back to Blog The 90th Academy Awards will not take place until Sunday 4 March but there is no time to waste in securing a backable price about Gary Oldman…

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Denzel Washington could be in line to receive his 2nd Oscar for Best Actor.
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Denzel Washington to Scoop Oscar for Best Actor

Denzel Washington to Scoop Oscar for Best Actor Go back to Blog The 89th edition of the Oscars takes place on Sunday night, and as ever, the betting action is heating up ahead of the big night. It’s Hollywood’s biggest…

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Brie Larson
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Wilder about Gene than Other In Memoriam Headliners

Wilder about Gene than Other In Memoriam Headliners Go back to Blog Betting on the last person to appear in the In Memoriam sequence during the Academy Awards may be a morbid betting proposition but one thinks that Bwin’s novelty…

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Alicia Vikander
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Hottest Academy Awards Acting Favourite Is Vulnerable

Hottest Academy Awards Acting Favourite Is Vulnerable Go back to Blog Best Actress in a Supporting Role has the hottest favourite in the top six Academy Awards races but, in one’s final look at the major Oscars categories before Christmas,…

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Spotlight
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McCarthy and Scott to Fight Out Best Directing

McCarthy and Scott to Fight Out Best Directing Go back to Blog Waiting until the Directors Guild of America Awards is the safest way to attack the Best Directing race at the Academy Awards from a punting perspective but the…

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Support Elba, Rylance and Shannon in Open Betting Heat

Support Elba, Rylance and Shannon in Open Betting Heat Go back to Blog Best Actor in a Supporting Role is the most competitive of the six highest profile Academy Awards races ahead of the holiday period but one thinks that…

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Saoirse Ronan stars in 'Brooklyn' Lionsgate
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Ronan to Go From Teenage Nominee to Adult Winner

Ronan to Go From Teenage Nominee to Adult Winner Go back to Blog The Academy Awards races have gained considerable momentum in the last few days, with the Golden Globe Awards and the Screen Actors Guild Awards announcing their respective…

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The Martian
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Trust the NBR to Narrow Down the Oscars Field

Trust the NBR to Narrow Down the Oscars Field Go back to Blog The National Board of Review did not make massive headlines when it named it’s prize winners but, if history is any guide to the future, it’s list…

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Leonardo DiCaprio Hugh Glass
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It’s Time for the Oscars to Honour DiCaprio

It’s Time for the Oscars to Honour DiCaprio Go back to Blog Sixth time lucky – that is what Leonardo DiCaprio will be hoping eventuates at the 88th Academy Awards and one rates him as the real Best Actor in…

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Vulture Michael Keaton
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Sometimes odds on can be over the odds

Sometimes odds on can be over the odds Go back to Blog This column (Rags to Riches) has highlighted several big-priced winners since the turn of the year (including  here, and more recently  here) and one is going to argue that…

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