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Shaken, Not Stirred: PlayNow.com Taking Bets on Who Will Be the Next James Bond

October 26, 2021


After five films working as 007, Daniel Craig has packed away his tuxedo, indulged in his final martini and handed in the keys to the Aston Martin. But his departure opens the door for a new James Bond to hit the silver screen, and on PlayNow.com there are two clear betting favourites to become the next British super spy. 

While the search to find the next Bond won’t begin until 2022, PlayNow.com is offering Bond aficionados in B.C. the chance to put their chips down on 35 different betting options.

Scottish actor Richard Madden, known for his role as Robb Stark in Game of Thrones, is the clear favourite to have a license to kill (3.00, +200). A year ago, his odds were much longer, but he’s recently become a preferred option among vocal Bond fans, boosting his odds. 

Tom Hardy is another obvious name that has been thrown around for years, even before Craig’s No Time to Die hit the box office. With action chops in both The Dark Knight Rises and Mad Max: Fury Road, Hardy’s odds are second to Madden’s (4.00, +300).

If Bond bettors are looking to wager on a diverse option for the role, there are a number of options to choose from:

  • Rege-Jean Page (5.00, +440)
  • Idris Elba (11.00, +1000)
  • Henry Golding (26.00, +2500)
  • Any Female (15.00, +1400)
  • Daniel Kaluuya (81.00, +8000)
  • John Boyega (101.00, +10000)

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