Canada's Erik One of the Betting Favourites to Land 'the Best Job in the World'

    Leading Online Sportsbook,, Posts Updated Odds on
    Tourism Queensland's 'Best Job in The World' With Vancouver's Erik
    RolfsenAmong the Betting Favourites

    WILLEMSTAD, Curacao, April 29 /CNW/ -- After receiving strong backing in
recent days, web journalist, Erik Rolfsen, who writes for The Province
newspaper in Vancouver, is now listed as one of the betting favourites to land
the dream job as an Island caretaker on the Great Barrier Reef. With the new
employee set to be announced on the 6th May 2009, leading online sportsbook,, today posted updated betting odds on the winner of
'The Best Job in the World'. posted odds on this unique event minutes after
officials from Tourism Queensland announced the final short list of
candidates, and there has been consistent backing for Rolfsen. Erik has seen
increasing support at, being backed down to 8/1(*) (bet $1 to
win $8), with many bettors believing Erik's family will prove a unique
advantage against the other competitors, by presenting additional marketing
opportunities for Tourism Queensland.
    Clare Wang, a sky-diving interpreter from Taiwan, still remains the
overall betting favourite.'s bettors clearly feel that
Wang's appeal in China & Taiwan - two hugely important and growing markets for
tourism in Australia - justify supporting her at odds of 5/2(*).
    "The volume and direction of bets we've seen, suggests our players think
there could well be a Canadian winner," said Simon Noble, spokesperson for "But after seeing the organisers move the goalposts once
already, when naming 16 finalists instead of 11, it wouldn't surprise us to
see more than one winner being named to double the exposure for Tourism

    Contact: Simon Noble - Email: - Tel:+5999 433 8600

    (*)All Odds Subject To Change

    For more information and a complete list of odds, please visit

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