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PlayNow.com serves up odds for the U.S. Open

24/08/2015

Tennis fans across the globe are eagerly anticipating the start of the U.S. open with qualifying rounds beginning today at Arthur Ashe stadium in New York.

Thanks to a successful season, Novak Djokovic is the overwhelming favourite to win the Men’s U.S. Open with 5/4 odds according to PlayNow.com. Andy Murray is ranked the next most likely to win at 18/5 odds with Roger Federer pegged in third with 5/1 odds of victory.

On men’s draw, a wager of $1 on Vasek Pospisil (199/1), would mean a payout of $200.

On the women’s side, Serena Williams is favourite at 9/10 to become the first woman since Steffi Graf to achieve a calendar year Grand Slam, which includes victories in women’s singles at the four major tournaments: the Australian Open, French Open, Wimbledon and the U.S. Open.

Victoria Azarenka is the second betting choice with 8/1 odds, while Simona Halep trails her with 12/1 odds of winning.

For a full list of odds to win and other U.S. Open odds visit PlayNow.com. Live betting will also be available during every round of the tournament once the first serve has been delivered.

Through PlayNow.com, BCLC offers safe, secure and socially responsible gambling entertainment to sports bettors while generating revenue to benefit all British Columbians.

Each year, proceeds from BCLC games help fund important health, education and community programs across B.C. 

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