British Bookies Paying Out on "The Queen"
From BBC News:
Bookmaker William Hill has started paying out on bets for Dame Helen Mirren to win the best actress Oscar - five days before the awards ceremony.
The firm will settle bets worth £50,000 after Dame Helen's odds reached 1/66.
A William Hill spokesman said: "Should the unimaginable occur and Dame Helen fails to win the Oscar, then she will have been robbed and so will we."
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