PinnacleSports.com Offers Oscar Odds - Thursday 2nd of February 2006

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao – Only minutes after theofficial Oscar(R) nominations were announced earlier this morning, the oddsmakers at PinnacleSports.com began calculating odds for the 78th AnnualAcademy Awards(R). With odds on the six major categories finished only minutesafter the nominees were announced, PinnacleSports.com has released the firstofficial betting lines on this year's Oscars.

The largest sports betting site on the Internet, PinnacleSports.com hascreated betting options on the six major Oscar categories, including: BestMotion Picture, Best Director, Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actorand Best Supporting Actress. Brokeback Mountain led the way with eight overallnominations and is an overwhelming favorite to capture the Oscar for BestPicture (1/13) and Best Director (1/19).

All eyes will be on Hollywood's finest as the winners are announced duringthe awards ceremony on Sunday, March 5, but the hype surrounding the awardsbegins today with the official nominations.

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