MaximBet’s Free-To-Play Oscars Contest Offers $500 Cash Prizes

MaximBet’s 2022 Oscars odds favor Will Smith for Best Actor, Jessica Chastain for Best Actress, “Power of the Dog” for Best Picture, and more.


MaximBet–the lifestyle sports betting and online casino brand owned and operated by Carousel Group and in partnership with Maxim–has unveiled an A-list worthy contest in its free-to-play app, MaximBet Play, just in time for the Oscars.

For movie buffs who correctly predict all of Sunday night’s winners along with other pick ‘em style Oscars questions, MaximBet is offering $500 cash prizes. The betting brand also listed Oscars odds favoring Will Smith to win Best Actor, Jessica Chastain for Best Actress, Power of the Dog for Best Picture, Power of The Dog helmer Jane Campion for Best Director, and more.

Players can make their best picks for 2022 Academy Award winners in several categories, including Best Actor, Best Director, and Best Original Screenplay, as well as fun prop bets like, “How long will the best actress acceptance speech last?” or “What will be mentioned first: Climate Change, Gas Prices, Joe Biden or Tom Brady?”

Guess them all correctly, and fans are eligible for a chance to win $500 cash prizes. To enter, download the MaximBet Play app in the App Store or Google Play Store. Entry is free and limited to one entry per person.

MaximBet Play, developed in partnership with leading free-to-play app developer Splash Tech, provides sports, music, movie and entertainment fans nationwide with an unmatched gaming experience that includes epic prizes, all absolutely free.

“Social betting has completely opened up the masses to having some fun while watching their favorite sport or their favorite award show, and we felt the perfect way to invite entertainment buffs onto our free-to-play app was for the biggest night of the year in Hollywood,” said Doug Terfehr, Vice President of Marketing at MaximBet.

“MaximBet is the only lifestyle brand in the category, and we are known for rewarding players in surprising and exciting ways. So what better way to showcase that than with a contest on who players think will take home the gold statue?” 

MaximBet 2022 Oscars Odds

2022 Oscars – Best Picture

The Power of the Dog -120

CODA -150

Belfast +1500

King Richard +4000

West Side Story +5000

Dune +5000

Don’t Look Up +6600

Drive My Car +6600

Licorice Pizza +10000

Nightmare Alley +20000

2022 Oscars – Best Actor

Will Smith – King Richard -1000

Benedict Cumberbatch – Power of the Dog +750

Andrew Garfield – tick, tick… Boom! +2000

Denzel Washington – The Tragedy of Macbeth +5000

Javier Bardem – Being the Ricardos +7500

2022 Oscars – Best Actress

Jessica Chastain – The Eyes of Tammy Faye -300

Nicole Kidman – Being the Ricardos +500

Olivia Colman – The Lost Daughter +650

Kristen Stewart – Spencer +1200

Penelope Cruz – Parallel Mothers +1500

2022 Oscars – Best Director

Jane Campion – The Power of the Dog -10000

Kenneth Branagh – Belfast +2000

Paul Thomas Anderson – Licorice Pizza +2600

Steven Spielberg – West Side Story +2900

Ryusuke Hamaguchi – Drive My Car +3400

2022 Oscars – Best Supporting Actor

 Troy Kotsur – CODA -1000

Kodi Smit-McPhee – The Power of the Dog +450

Ciaran Hinds – Belfast +2000

Jesse Plemons – The Power of the Dog +3300

J.K. Simmons – Being the Ricardos +5000

2022 Oscars – Best Supporting Actress

Ariana DeBose – West Side Story -5000

Kirsten Dunst – The Power of the Dog +1000

Aunjanue Ellis – King Richard +1400

Jessie Buckley – The Lost Daughter +2500

Judi Dench – Belfast +2500

2022 Oscars – Best Adapted Screenplay

CODA -120

The Power of The Dog +110

The Lost Daughter +800

Drive My Car +1000

Dune +2600

2022 Oscars – Best Animated Feature Film

Encanto -1000

The Mitchells vs The Machines +600

Flee +1900

Luca +2000

Raya and the Last Dragon +7500

2022 Oscars – Best Documentary Feature

Summer of Soul -250

Flee +140

Attica +1000

Ascension +1500

Writing with Fire +2500

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