With this year’s nominations for the 91st Academy Awards now declared, Pinnacle is once more offering bettors odds on all major categories. With no official host for only the second time ever, and with streaming support Netflix scoring its first ever Best Picture nomination, the Oscars 2019 have caused quite a stir. So, what value is it provide to bettors? Continue reading for an expert opinion on the key contenders in each category.
January 22, the nominees for the 2019 Academy awards were announced and with them came markets on six categories. Belowwe take a look at which celebrities and movies obtained the nods and how the nominations should shape the Oscar odds.
The subject for Oscars 2019
With dwindling viewing figures, and a number of high-profile PR disasters, the Academy Awards are more of a cause for controversy than celebration in the past couple of years.
With no host for only the second time in its history, comedian Kevin Hart has been forced to step down from hosting responsibilities this year after it was revealed he submitted a series of homophobic tweets back in 2009 and 2010 — which he denied to apologise for.
More politically charged than in years gone by, recent Oscars have seen nominees and attendees use the event to highlight pressing societal injustices – in a bid generate consciousness and to prompt change.
This change can be reflected in the series itself — both in regard to awards and the manufacturing.