Offshore online-betting company BetWWTS.com (www.betwwts.com) has suspended betting on
Survivor, citing a number of bets placed
on the same contestant -- it wasn’t saying which one -- all from new accounts in
Vancouver, British Columbia.
Usually, betting is light for the first episode of reality shows, the
company said, but it received a "deluge" of bets.
The company has twice before suspended betting on a reality show for unusual
betting patterns -- once in November 2002 on ABC’s The Bachelor, and on the
At press time, another offshore betting parlor,
Intertops.com (www.intertops.com), said it was still taking bets on the show.