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Survivor Betting Suspended

Offshore online-betting company ( has suspended betting on
the new
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
last Survivor.

At press time, another offshore betting parlor, (, said it was still taking bets on the show.