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Bookmaker Releases Odds on
77th Annual Academy Awards Minutes After Nominations

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- Only minutes after the official Oscar(R) nominations were announced earlier this morning, the odds makers at BetWWTS.com began calculating odds for the 77th Annual Academy Awards(R). With odds on the six major categories finished only minutes after the nominees were announced, BetWWTS.com has released official betting lines on this year's Oscars.

A leading offshore gaming company for over 10 years, BetWWTS.com expects to receive nearly $100,000 in Oscar bets. The company has created odds on the following categories: Best Motion Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actor and Best Supporting Actress. All eyes will be on Hollywood's finest as the winners are announced during the awards ceremony on Sunday, February 27, but the hype surrounding the awards begins today with the official nominations. Below are the current odds offered by BetWWTS.com with nominees appearing in descending order from favorites to long shots under each category heading.

Current Odds:

*All odds are subject to change*

Best Motion Picture:
The Aviator 4/7
Million Dollar Baby 2/1
Sideways 5/1
Ray 20/1
Finding Neverland 25/1

Best Actor:
Jamie Foxx 1/5
Leonardo DiCaprio 6/1
Clint Eastwood 10/1
Johnny Depp 12/1
Don Cheadle 15/1

Best Actress:
Hilary Swank 3/5
Annette Bening 9/5
Imelda Staunton 6/1
Kate Winslet 15/1
Catalina Sandino Moreno 15/1

Best Supporting Actor:
Thomas Haden Church 9/5
Morgan Freeman 9/4
Clive Owen 3/1
Jamie Foxx 9/2
Alan Alda 12/1

Best Supporting Actress:
Virginia Madsen 3/2
Natalie Portman 5/2
Kate Blanchett 11/4
Laura Linney 6/1
Sophie Okonedo 10/1

Best Director:
Martin Scorsese 4/5
Clint Eastwood 7/5
Alexander Payne 6/1
Taylor Hackford 20/1
Mike Leigh 25/1

For more information and a complete list of odds, please visit http://www.betwwts.com/ .

About BetWWTS.com

BetWWTS.com (World Wide Tele-Sports) is the foremost offshore gaming company offering both Internet and telephone wagering to its worldwide customers. Fully licensed and regulated in St. John's, Antigua since 1995, BetWWTS.com offers a complete range of online poker, casino games and more than 150 betting options daily through its portfolio of companies and managed services -- BetWWTS.com, WagerOnSports.com, BetP2P.com, BetHoldem.com, BetCasino.com and BetAffiliate. With over 10 years of experience, BetWWTS.com has become one of the most respected companies in the gaming industry by providing unparalleled 24/7 customer support and timely payouts. BetWWTS.com is part of the BetCorp group of companies that is publicly-traded on the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) under the symbol BCL. BetWWTS.com provides a secure environment for sports and casino wagering and has been featured in numerous media outlets, including USA Today, The Economist, ESPN, Associated Press, New York Daily News, New York Post and HBO's Real Sports With Bryant Gumble among others.

Source: BetWWTS.com

In the January 31 issue of Newsweek (on newsstands Monday, January 24): "Oscar Confidential"- the annual roundtable with Oscar contenders. This year - Swank, Foxx, Giamatti, Bening, DiCaprio and Winslet- talk about their work. Also: Fareed Zakaria on what Bush faces in trying to deliver on his inaugural promise of spreading freedom across the globe; the DNC chairman race; British car designers in Detroit; women PhDs and elite universities; alternatives to arthritis medicine; and the latest in karaoke machines.
(PRNewFoto) NEW YORK, NY USA 01/23/2005

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