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27 February 2006

LOS ANGELES, California – (PRESS RELEASE) -- The 78th Oscar Award ceremony is soon to be celebrated and as the anticipation grows, thousands of people have gone online to bet on their favorites to win an award on the different categories. – Online Sportsbook, Poker and Casino- is now offering an extensive amount of updated odds for the event. Names like Phillip Seymour Hoffman stand out as the heavy public favorites to win the Award to the Best Actor in a Leading Role at -1000 (Bet $1000 to win $100), but many movie-goers are taking their chances for an eventual upset and are looking to cash their tickets with much juicier comebacks betting on Joaquin Phoenix (Walk the Line) at +875 and Heath Ledger (Brokeback Mountain) at +625.

"Winning an Academy Award is arguably the most renown distinction for a professional entertainer in the film industry and is undoubtedly one of the most popular events on which people bet online outside of the sports world. Millions of movie fans around the world will be watching and millions are now betting on their favourites to take home an Oscar." Says Larry Mac, headline odds-maker and line manager for

"Everybody loves to bet on the Oscars," says Pat Quiros, marketing director for She went on saying: "Every year people join office pools and bet on the awards with their friends and co-workers. This year all this movie fans can come to and find the most attractive odds of the online betting industry. But not only are we offering the coolest betting odds to bet on Cash Bonus when you join"

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