kate middleton prince william laughing getty Bet on Prince William, Kate Middleton's Royal Wedding   from Queen's hat color to first dance songThe hoopla surrounding the Royal Wedding of Prince William to Kate Middleton will undoubtedly keep building until it reaches a fever pitch by Friday, April 29. Can’t get over to London for the festivities on a private jet like Nicki Minaj? You can, well, play along at home instead.

Numerous betting sites are offering odds on all manner of Royal Wedding bets. Here are a few of our favorites from popular betting sites William Hill, Ladbrokes and Paddy Power:

  • For the first dance music, “You’re Beautiful” by James Blunt comes in at 5-1 odds and Elton John’s “Something About the Way You Look Tonight,” which was a double a-side of “Candle in the Wind 1997,” is at 6-1. Surprisingly, Aerosmith’s “Don’t Wanna Miss a Thing” is at 7-1 and Bryan Adams’ “Everything I Do” is at 8-1 odds, while “Unchained Melody” is at 33-1. Huh.
  • For the color of the Queen’s hat, yellow is a heavy favorite at 10-11 odds, with light blue next at 4-1.
  • For the aisle music, the traditional Bridal Chorus is at 7-4 odds, Pachelbel’s Canon in D is 5-1 and “The Sound of Music” wedding processional is 20-1.
  • Queen Elizabeth II’s husband Prince Philip is 8-1 to fall asleep during the ceremony.
  • 25-1 odds someone will raise an objection during the vows.
  • 100-1 odds Kate leaves Wills at the altar.

Will you placing any bets?

Posted by:Andrea Reiher

TV critic by way of law school, Andrea Reiher enjoys everything from highbrow drama to clever comedy to the best reality TV has to offer. Her TV heroes include CJ Cregg, Spencer Hastings, Diane Lockhart, Juliet O'Hara and Buffy Summers. TV words to live by: "I'm a slayer, ask me how."