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Essex punter places £2,000 pound bet on Joey ahead of I’m A Celeb

| 13.11.2013

Leading bookmaker Coral has been forced to slash the odds on Joey Essex winning this year’s I’m A Celebrity after an Essex based online punter placed a £2,000 bet on him this afternoon.  The 23-year-old nightclub promoter is now the 15-8 favourite (from 5-2) to be crowned King of the Jungle.

“We’re not sure whether or not it was one of Joey’s TOWIE pals betting on him today but whoever it was, they are certainly very confident that he has what it takes to win the crown, “commented Coral’s Nicola McGeady.

**Outright Winner

15-8 Joey Essex, 5-1 Steve Davis, 6-1 Kian Egan, 8-1 Vincent Simone, 9-1 Lucy Pargeter, 9-1 Rebecca Adlington, 11-1 Alfonso Ribeiro, 12-1 Matthew Wright, 20-1 Annabel Giles, 20-1 Laila Morse, 33-1 Amy Willerton, 33-1 David Emanuel


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Further Information Contact:

Nicola McGeady 07917683784



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Nicola McGeady

Nicola joined the PR team in January 2013 from Boylesports. Moving across the water from Ireland, she has taken on the role of PR Manager, dealing with all aspects of media activity, as well as taking on the responsibility of a number of the firm's key
partnerships such as At The Races and RUK. Nicola has been in the bookmaking industry for over six years,with a wide range of experience in radio and TV broadcasting, but you can also check out Nicola's lastest blog posts right here at the Coral news site. Like many of her Irish compatriots, Nicola is a huge Manchester United fan, and when not working, she can be found on a tennis court or enjoying the London social