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Latest Golden Globe (R) Odds Available at BetWWTS.com

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Jan. 11, 2005 /PRNewswire/ -- The best performances in motion pictures and television will be honored Sunday when the winners of the 62nd Annual Golden Globe (R) Awards are revealed.

BetWWTS.com opened betting on the awards only minutes after nominations were announced on December 13, and with only days until the ceremony, the company has released updated odds on the most popular Golden Globe categories.

A leading offshore gaming company for over 10 years, BetWWTS.com has created odds on the nine major Golden Globe categories acknowledging excellence in motion pictures and television.

In the Best Motion Picture categories, The Aviator is the favorite to take home the award for the Best Drama at 3/5 odds, while Sideways is listed as a 1/3 favorite to be named the Best Musical or Comedy. BetWWTS.com currently lists Leonardo DiCaprio as a 7/5 favorite to take home the Golden Globe for Best Actor in a Drama, while Hilary Swank is the odds-on favorite at 2/3 odds to win Best Actress in a Drama.

It should come as no surprise that Jamie Foxx has emerged as the overwhelming favorite at 1/10 odds to win Best Actor in a Musical or Comedy for his portrayal of the legendary Ray Charles. Meanwhile, Annette Benning has emerged as a 1/3 favorite to capture the Best Actress in a Musical or Comedy award. In the Best Director - Motion Picture category, BetWWTS.com likes the chances of Martin Scorsese, listing the renowned director at 5/9 odds to take the honor. For the two most popular television categories, BetWWTS.com lists The Sopranos as a 2/5 favorite to win Best Drama Series, while the ABC hit Desperate Housewives is expected to win the award for Best Musical or Comedy Series.

Below are the current odds offered by BetWWTS.com, with nominees appearing in descending order from favorites to long shots under each category heading. BetWWTS.com will accept wagers on the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards until only hours before the start of the official awards ceremony on Sunday

Current Odds:

*All odds are subject to change*

Best Motion Picture - Drama
The Aviator 3/5
Million Dollar Baby 3/1
Finding Neverland 7/1
Hotel Rwanda 8/1
Kinsey 12/1
Closer 15/1

Best Actor - Drama
Leonardo DiCaprio 7/5
Johnny Depp 2/1
Liam Neeson 7/2
Javier Bardem 7/1
Don Cheadle 8/1

Best Actress - Drama
Hilary Swank 2/3
Imelda Staunton 9/5
Uma Thurman 4/1
Scarlett Johansson 15/1
Nicole Kidman 20/1

Best Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy
Sideways 1/3
Ray 9/5
Phantom of the Opera 7/1
Eternal Sunshine of the ... 10/1
The Incredibles 20/1

Best Actor - Musical or Comedy
Jamie Foxx 1/10
Paul Giamatti 7/1
Kevin Spacey 10/1
Kevin Kline 16/1
Jim Carrey 16/1

Best Actress - Musical or Comedy
Annette Benning 1/3
Ashley Judd 6/1
Kate Winslet 6/1
Emmy Rossum 7/1
Renee Zellweger 15/2

Best Director - Motion Picture
Martin Scorsese 5/9
Clint Eastwood 12/5
Alexander Payne 3/1
Marc Forster 10/1
Mike Nichols 15/1

Best TV Series - Drama
The Sopranos 2/5
Deadwood 9/2
24 7/1
Nip/Tuck 12/1
Lost 12/1

Best TV Series - Musical or Comedy
Desperate Housewives 5/6
Arrested Development 5/2
Sex and the City 5/2
Will & Grace 6/1
Entourage 7/1



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

First Official Golden Globe(R) Odds Announced by BetWWTS.com

Bookmaker Releases Odds on 62nd Annual Awards
Minutes After Nominations

ST. JOHN'S, Antigua, Dec. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Less than an hour after the official nominations were announced earlier this morning, BetWWTS.com became the first bookmaker in the world to release odds on the 62nd Annual Golden Globe(R) Awards. As the Hollywood Foreign Press Association was unveiling the nominees for the awards, odds makers at BetWWTS.com were busy calculating odds for the most popular Golden Globe categories.

A leading offshore gaming company for over 10 years, BetWWTS.com has created odds on the nine major Golden Globe categories, acknowledging excellence in motion pictures and television. This marks the fourth time this year that BetWWTS.com became the first bookmaker to establish betting lines on an entertainment awards ceremony -- the company also announced the first official odds on the Oscar(R), Emmy(R), and Grammy(R) Awards only hours after those nominations were announced. Nominees appear in descending order from favorites to long-shots under each category heading. BetWWTS.com will accept wagers on the 62nd Annual Golden Globe Awards until only hours before the awards ceremony.
Current Odds: *All odds are subject to change*

Best Motion Picture -- Drama
The Aviator 4/5
Million Dollar Baby 4/1
Finding Neverland 6/1
Closer 8/1
Kinsey 8/1
Hotel Rwanda 15/1

Best Actor -- Drama
Leonardo DiCaprio 7/5
Johnny Depp 8/5
Javier Bardem 5/1
Liam Neeson 7/1
Don Cheadle 10/1

Best Actress -- Drama
Hilary Swank 2/3
Imelda Staunton 7/4
Uma Thurman 7/1
Nicole Kidman 12/1
Scarlett Johansson 15/1

Best Motion Picture -- Musical or Comedy
Sideways 1/1
Ray 3/2
Phantom of the Opera 5/1
Eternal Sunshine of the ... 10/1
The Incredibles 20/1

Best Actor -- Musical or Comedy
Jamie Fox 2/5
Paul Giamatti 7/2
Kevin Spacey 8/1
Kevin Kline 12/1
Jim Carrey 12/1

Best Actress -- Musical or Comedy
Annette Bening 1/2
Ashley Judd 5/1
Kate Winslet 5/1
Renee Zellweger 7/1
Emmy Rossum 7/1

Best Director -- Motion Picture
Mike Nichols 15/1
Clint Eastwood 7/1
Martin Scorsese 1/3
Alexander Payne 4/1
Marc Forster 12/1

Best TV Series -- Drama
The Sopranos 2/5
Deadwood 9/2
24 7/1
Nip/Tuck 12/1
Lost 12/1

Best TV Series -- Musical or Comedy
Arrested Development 2/1
Sex and the City 9/4
Desperate Housewives 3/1
Will & Grace 6/1
Entourage 6/1



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

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