Betting on Movie Winners, Losers

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Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:20 -- Nick Dager

A new gambling site enables people to bet on which new releases will succeed or fail.Every year there are a few movies that project as successes, but go down as epic flops. After an opening weekend failure, Pan, the origin story for the beloved child hero Peter Pan, certainly falls into that category. The potential loss of over one hundred fifty million dollars would have anyone fleeing for Neverland. With a host of blockbuster movies, led by some of films’ biggest franchises, set to hit theaters this holiday season, producers are praying their films will not follow suit. Who will win the coveted prize of top spot? Which highly acclaimed film will fall short?  Helping fans with all the speculation, the best and newest online source for unbiased gambling reviews and information, posted odds on what to expect for the 2015 holiday movie season.

“Movies always run the risk of losing millions for the studios,” said spokesperson Allan Kingsley Jones.  “Pan will certainly not be the only major disappointment this holiday season.

Analysts at the website posted their picks for the 2015 holiday movie season and their odds of success.

Odds to Gross the Most Money on Opening Weekend

Star Wars: Episode VII: The Force Awakens: 1/5

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2: 7/1

Spectre: 12/1

The Hateful Eight: 25/1

Bridge of Spies: 30/1

Steve Jobs: 50/1

The Big Short: 90/1

The Peanuts Movie: 100/1

The Good Dinosaur: 110/1

Creed: 125/1

Rock the Kasbah: 150/1

Sisters: 150/1

Odds to Gross the Least Money on Opening Weekend

Point Break: 3/1

The Revenant: 4/1

Our Brand Is Crisis: 9/2

Burnt: 6/1

The Night Before: 10/1

Concussion: 12/1

Joy: 50/1

Victor Frankenstein: 75/1

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