King's Speech Set To Cost Bookies Record Oscar Payout!
Colin Firth is 1/20 to win the Best Actor Oscar with William Hill and the King's Speech is 7/4 to win Best Film.
"British punters are showing the bias by piling in on the King's Speech and if it sweeps the boards then we will be taken to the cleaners," said Hill's spokesman Rupert Adams.
William Hill Bet
Best Film Oscar: 1/3 Social Network, 7/4 The King's Speech, 20/1 True Grit, 20/1 The Fighter, 40/1 Black Swann, 40/1 Inception, 40/1 Winter's Bone, 50/1 The Kids Are All Right, 66/1 Toy Story 3, 80/1 127 Hours
Best Actor Oscar: 1/20 Colin Firth (The King's Speech), 12/1 James Franco (127 Hours), 12/1 Jesse Eisenberg (The Social Network), 25/1 Jeff Bridges (True Grit), 25/1 Javier Bardem (Biutiful)
Best Actress: 1/9 Natalie Portman (Black Swan), 5/1 Annette Benning (The Kids Are All Right), 20/1 Jennifer Lawrence (Winter's Bone), 25/1 Nicole Kidman (Rabbit Hole), 33/1 Michelle Williams (Blue Valentine),
Best Director: 1/16 David Fincher (The Social Network), 8/1 Tom Hooper (The King's Speech), 20/1 Ceon Brothers (True Grit), 20/1 David O Russell (The Fighter), 25/1 Darren Afonofsky (Black Swann)
Best Supporting Actress: 8/15 Melissa Leo (The Fighter), 7/2 Hailee Steinfeld (True Grit), 9/2 Helena Bonham Carter (The King's Speech), 12/1 Amy Adams (The Fighter), 12/1 Jacki Weaver (Animal Kingdom)
Best Supporting Actor: 1/16 Christian Bale (The Fighter), 5/1 Geoffrey Rush (The King's Speech), 33/1 Jeremy Renner (The Town), 40/1 Mark Ruffalo (The Kids Are All Right), 40/1 John Hawkes (Winter's Bone)