High profile gambling sites are all jumping on The Voice bandwagon, offering punters the chance to choose the winner.
centrebet.com, tomwaterhouse.com, sportsbet.com.au, sportingbet.com.au are all taking wagers, with Rachel Leahcar and Brittany Cairns both tipped as the favourites at around 7 to 1.
But how fair is this when next week’s Battle Round episodes have already been filmed?
There are already studio audiences who know the outcomes, and some Spoilers have already been leaked online.
While that clearly gives some an advantage (and good luck to them), more importantly it does make it unfair on those spending money on singers who have in fact already been eliminated in production. None of this is the fault of Nine or Shine.
Will these sites reimburse customers whose money has been accepted after the singer has been eliminated, but before it has aired?
At least in the case of gambling for Dancing with the Stars and The X Factor, the broadcast is live to air.
But The Voice Live performance shows are still some time off.
It’s pretty clear these sites haven’t done their homework …it’s a bit of a rort….