They say in life there's no such thing as a sure thing. Well, the person who first said that must not be a fan of the Oscars, because Heath Ledger winning Best Supporting Actor was as close to a sure thing as you could get. So close, in fact, that BetUS was one of a number of gambling sites to pull the odds on the award.

From Gambling911 editor Payton O'Brien:

"They had a line of -10000, which is unprecedented," O'Brien explains. "In other words you have to bet $10,000 to win $100 and does not take $10,000 bets on the Oscars."