by Anton Johan
While Paddy Power is best known for its sports betting products, it also
runs a great novelty betting section, where players will find a wide range of
markets to suit every type of punt.
From TV shows to Hollywood personalities, from Royal Ascot specials to
aliens, you'll find something to bet on at Paddy Power's novelty bets section.
If you're big on UK TV shows, then you'll find markets for programmes such as
X Factor, Popstar to Operastar, Big Brother and So You Think You can Dance.
Odds of 9/4 are being offered that Gary Barlow will be the winning judge
in X Factor 2011.
Those who like to keep up with current affairs, will find markets on the next
IMF Chief, as well as the next Pope and the next Archbishop of Canterbury.
Also, check out the markets on Nobel Literature Prize, oil prices and the next
CEO of Apple.
Odds of 1/10 are being offered that Christine Legarde will be the next
Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund.
There is a also a wide selection of political markets, ranging from the US
Presidential Election 2012 to the next Mayor of London and the next Irish
Serious outside wagers of 1000/1 being offered that Will Smith, Paris
Hilton or Laura Bush will be the next President of the United States!
General Novelty Bets
Other markets include:
Givenchy's Next Creative Director
The Colour of the Queen's Hat at Royal Ascot
FHM's Sexiest Woman 2012
Best Low Cost Airline Worldwide.
Cheryl Cole Specials
And if you really find that there is nothing that tickles your
fancy, you can always bet on the weather, through the 2011 Weather Specials at