An Irish-based online
gambling website has offered bets on whether murder accused Paralympic
Pistorius will be found guilty of murder.
The Paddy Power website offered odds of 2-5
for a not guilty verdict, and 7-4 for a guilty verdict.
The betting page states: "Singles
Only. Applies to the verdict of Oscar Pistorius' first trial for the charge of
"Bets void should charge be changed
from ‘premeditated murder’ before verdict. Bets void should mistrial be
No bets from South Africans
According to the website bets will not be
accepted from South Africans.
The website states that it's Ireland’s
biggest, most successful, security conscious and innovative bookmaker. Paddy
Power is reportedly the third largest online bookmaker and sixth largest online
gaming business in Britain and Ireland.
Pistorius is accused of murdering his
girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp on February 14 last year.
His trial is to be heard in the High Court
in Pretoria from 3 - 20 March 2014.
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