Summer in the northern hemisphere can be a dull time for a sports fan as many professional leagues and knockout competitions are on their down season. For most sportspeople, however, a well-deserved break will help to recharge their batteries for the new season to come. Of course, for some of the big earners in sport, money is usually not being a problem, so they tend to spend a great deal to maximise their pleasure from their limited free time.
Lots of shows on TV are bet on. Many online gambling markets are set up to allow people to bet on the outcome of live events, much like sports gambling. Therefore, you tend to see betting markets for reality TV shows and talent contests where the outcomes are unknown but can be predicted. Increasingly, however, people are betting on dramas. Whether it is plot lines or which characters might get killed off, betting on scripted TV shows with actors is becoming more and more popular. Game of Thrones is probably the most famous example of this modern phenomenon in gambling. What are people betting on with regards to this critically acclaimed fantasy drama? [Read more…]
As you’ll know for sure, the Awards season is in full swing, so there’s Baftas, Oscars, Grammys, Grannys and more taking place on every street corner. But who’s your pick for the 2019 ‘Razzies’? If that one’s floored you, your life is about to enter a downward spiral … [Read more…]
One of the most powerful X-Men superheroes, Wolverine possesses three retractable claws in both his hands, plus animal-keen senses, regenerative and healing capabilities, and enhanced strength. He’s a bit of an anti-hero, who spends a lot of time brooding, however, when he does spring into action, it’s with laser-like focus and little hesitation in the use of deadly force.
In 1990, super model Linda Evangelista famously said that she wouldn’t get out of bed for less that $10,000 a day. Now, that was a while ago and if you consider inflation and all that, the figure could well be a million dollars by today’s standard. Thankfully, there’s a lingerie brand that will get Linda out of bed in a flash, as Victoria’s Secret has a bra that’s worth a cool $1 million. Well, they have a few actually, as their Fantasy Bra holds centre stage on the catwalk annually, and each year a new design is debuted.
How can an article of clothing – underwear no less- be worth this much? By covering it in diamonds, of course. [Read more…]
There are two things everybody loves: celebrities and money. So when these two things are combined, in the form of rich celebrities, it’s like a dream come true. What could be more worth the time and effort to gawk over than a celebrity who also has loads of money to throw around?
Without further delay, here are the 10 richest celebs from around the world. [Read more…]
We’ve all heard of pampered pets, but what about those four-legged animals that are worth a fortune? It’s not unusual for humans to show a clear preference for animals over humans. Pets become trusted companions and beloved confidants. They are loving and loyal by nature, which sounds pretty idyllic when compared to people’s proclivity to be downright disappointing and fickle. [Read more…]
The McGregor versus Mayweather crossover match was an event that all but had the entire world paying attention. For those who might not be aware, and those people must have been living under a rock to have not heard about it, acclaimed MMA fighter McGregor entered the boxing ring to face off against legendary boxer Mayweather. [Read more…]