Nobel Literature Odds – Your Last ChancePublished October 5, 2011 by OCR Editor
Betting open now at Ladbrokes Sports.
Literature is kind of like sports, in a way. In any case, among the many sport events Ladbrokes Sports features on its sportsbook, one can find the betting odds for the Nobel Literature Prize Winner. That too will expire tomorrow.
The Nobel Prize in Literature is awarded by the Swedish Academy, Stockholm, Sweden every year. Literature was the fourth prize area Nobel mentioned in his will, and follows a few prizes awarded this past week, including Physics and Chemistry. The 2011 Nobel will be awarded tomorrow, Thursday, October 6.
Since 1901, the Literature Prize has been awarded to writers and poets from around the world, some famous, others quite unknown. Who will win the Literature Prize in 2011?Nobel Odds
Here's where the Ladbrokes odds stand right now:
Bob Dylan (USA) - 5/1 is now atop the betting odds
Adonis (Syria): 6/1
Haruki Murakami (Japan): 8/1
Tomas Tranströmer (Sweden): 10/1
Assia Djebar (Algeria): 10/1
Ko Un (South Korea): 14/1
Peter Nadas (Hungary): 16/1
Les Murray (Australia): 16/1
Philip roth (USA) - 16/1
Thomas Pynchon (USA): 20/1
Nuruddin Farah (Somalia): 20/1
Cormac McCarthy (USA) - 25/1
Joyce Carol Oates (USA) - 25/1
Amos Oz (Israel) - 25/1
Safe picks or long shots, no one has any idea who will win which is what makes this so exciting and the betting so hyped!