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You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild 'GoT' Theories
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Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:32

You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild 'GoT' Theories

VICE
Mon, 22 Apr 2019 17:32

If youve spent the past few weeks mercilessly annoying your friends with a batshit Game of Thrones theory about how Ned Stark is the Night King or that the Mountain will eventually rule Westeros, well, youre in luck.

You Can Win Enough Money to Fill the Iron Bank Betting on Wild 'GoT' Theories
If youve spent the past few weeks mercilessly annoying your friends with a batshit Game of Thrones theory about how Ned Stark is the Night King or that the Mountain will eventually rule Westeros, well, youre in luck! Bookies in Vegas are currently taking bets on the final season of Game of Thrones, according to Variety—and you can make some serious money if your bonkers prediction actually comes true.
You can wager on, well, basically everything: Who will live and die by the end of the eighth season, what Arya Starks kill count might be, if Cerseis baby is actually a thing, and whether that freaky-ass woman with the wood mask from season two will come back, in case anyone cares about that. Also, uh, people are betting on whether Aidan Gillen will get a cameo if Arya wears Littlefingers face?

According to the betting site Bovada, the current GoT odds lean towards Jon Snow eventually taking the Iron Throne. That seems pretty solid, given his Targaryen parentage, if the guy can avoid dying in some tragic and heroic moment of self-sacrifice in the meantime. Bran is the second-most likely to take the Throne, followed by Sansa and Daenerys. But if someone like the Hound somehow manages to survive the final season bloodshed and rule the Iron Kingdom, whoever bet on it would make a shitton in the payout—put $100 on him, and youll walk away with more than $12,000.

Speaking of the Hound (also known as Sandor Clegane), odds are in his favor for winning the fight against his brother, the Mountain, which Bovada has dubbed the "Cleganebowl."

Heres a rundown of some of the betting odds, via Variety:

Who Will Rule Westeros?Jon Snow: +225Bran Stark: +275Sansa Stark: +500Daenerys Targaryen: +550Gendry: +650Petyr Baelish: +1,250The Night King: +1,500Tyrion Lannister: +1,500Arya Stark: +2,000Samwell Tarly: +2,000Cersei Lannister: +2,500Jon and Daenerys’ baby: +2,500Jaime Lannister: +4,000Varys: +7,000Davos Seaworth: +7,000Bronn: +10,000Euron Greyjoy: +10,000Brienne of Tarth: +10,000Jaqen H’ghar: +10,000Jorah Mormont: +10,000Melisandre: +10,000Daario Naharis: +12,500Beric Dondarrion: +12,500The Hound: +12,500Gilly: +15,000Theon Greyjoy: +15,000Yara Greyjoy: +15,000Tormund Giantsbane: +15,000The Mountain: +15,000
Does Tyrion Have a Secret Plot with Cersei?No: -200Yes: +150

Will Cersei Give Birth?No: -260Yes: +175

Who Will Kill Cersei?Jaime Lannister: +130Arya Stark: +150Does Not Die: +550Tyrion Lannister: +550Sansa Stark: +1,000Daenerys Targaryen: +2,000Jon Snow: +2,000The Night King: +2,000Euron Greyjoy: +2,500Qyburn: +2,500Ellaria Sand: +4,000The Mountain: +4,000Jorah Mormont: +6,600

Who Will Die First?Euron Greyjoy: +200Theon Greyjoy: +200Cersei Lannister: +500Jaime Lannister: +500Yara Greyjoy: +1,000Arya Stark: +1,500Tyrion Lannister: +1,500Daenerys Targaryen: +2,500Jon Snow: +2,500Sansa Stark: +2,500

Who Will Win Cleganebowl?Sandor “The Hound” Clegane: -480Gregor “The Mountain” Clegane: +300Both Die or Are Destroyed: +350

How Many Living People Will Arya Kill in Season 8?Over 3.5: -115Under 3.5: -115

Will Arya Wear Littlefinger’s Face?No: -300Yes: +200

What Will Bran Warg into Next?Raven: +125Dragon: +300Human: +300Wolf: +300Other: +400

So if youre sure that Euron is destined for death in the next episode or youve somehow dissected every Song of Ice and Fire book and are convinced you know who Azor Ahai will be, go on down to Vegas and place some bets. And to any lowly HBO production assistants out there who happened to work on the GoT set this year, please—hit me up. Slip me a little insider information about whos going to die in the Battle of Winterfell and we can both win enough money to make the Iron Bank of Braavos jealous. Lets do this thing.
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