LONDON, April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --
Great Britain are 50/1 with Sky Bet to win 100 or more medals at the London 2012 Olympics as the online betting company marks 100 days until the opening ceremony with a number of exciting specials.
As tension builds for the showpiece in the capital, Sky Bet is offering 100/1 on a trio of bets that back Team GB's top medal prospects on their dedicated Olympic betting webpage.
A special six-fold accumulator involving Mark Cavendish, Chris Hoy, Tom Daley, Rebecca Adlington, Jessica Ennis and Victoria Pendleton all to win gold is 100/1, while a double for Andy Murray to win gold in both the Men's singles and doubles tennis tournament is available at the same price.
For track and field enthusiasts there is a 100/1 treble including Ennis, European triple jump champion Phillips Idowu and pole vault prospect Holly Bleasdale all to finish atop their respective podiums.
Sky Bet's Olympics trader Chris Kennedy said: "The Olympics are fast approaching and we're celebrating the 100 day countdown with some eye-catching odds on some of the leading GB medal candidates to strike gold.
"Team GB are very bullish at this stage and you might just get a good run for your money with one of our 100/1 shots."
Sky Bet's 2012 Olympic 100 day countdown markets: http://www.skybet.com/olympics/specials/olympic-specials-_-_-100-day-countdown
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Sky Bet is the sports and footall betting division of Sky Betting and Gaming, a wholly owned subsidiary of British Sky Broadcasting Group plc (Sky). One of the country's leading betting and gaming companies, Sky Bet is based in Leeds, West Yorkshire. Sky Bet does not accept customers from the USA and operates fully within UK law under a licence issued by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission. Sky Bet offers an online sports betting service and boasts a recently enhanced mobile platform, Sky Bet Mobile. Customers can also bet through their TV or by telephone.
SOURCE Sky Bet