Online Casino Sites Backing Taylor Hicks as American Idol
After the elimination of Elliot Yamin from the second round finalist stages of the American Idol, online casino sites are now backing Taylor Hicks as the favored winner of the show. The show which has become the most popular entertainment event for wagering at online casino sites has the oddsmakers scrambling every week to come up with new odds. This week sees the finalist stages of the show and online casino bettors are expected to flock to the sites in order to back their favorite potential star.
One online casino has received an extraordinary number of wagers on the show since it became one of the first online casino sites to offer odds on the outcome many months ago. The online casino is now accepting individual bets of up to $10,000 for who will win the show. Odds currently posted for Taylor Hicks are 1:2, while Katherine McPhee is listed as the 9:5 underdog.
Entertainment related bets at online casino sites have been on the rise in the past year. Sports books now offer special tabs to cater for online casino entertainment betting on anything related to the industry – gossip, results of reality shows, expected box office totals etc.