Largest Bet with William Hill
placed the largest bet in history with William Hill that
Elvis will have the 1,000th no.1 hit in the UK and were given EVENS.
The bet was a life-size Elvis Giclee Artwork. Win or lose the
artwork was going be auctioned for the Tsunami Appeal. Since
Elvis is no.1 Elvisly Yours can now collect the winningsto
be donated to theTsunami
William Hill have said this is a rare time in history that
bookmakers will have a smile on their face handing over winnings for
such an important Appeal.
To commemorate the 70th birthday of Elvis Presley 'Elvisly
Canadian company "Zamage Digital Art
published four spectacular life-size artworks of the King as limited
editions of 70 of each. William Hill agreed to accept the no.1 of
"The Spirit of Elvis"as a
stake in a bet placed by Sid Shaw of Elvisly Yours that Elvis will
have the 1,000th no.1 single in UK history. A bet 6th high is
considered the largest in history.
William Hill have
valued the artwork at £1,000.00 and will pay £1,000.00 to the
no.1 life-size artwork will be auctionedby
Cooper Owen during their Jimi Hendrix Auction on February 15th 2005
without commission with 100% of proceeds going to the Tsunami
We are hoping that Bill Gates, Sultan of Brunei, Robbie
Williams, Andrew Lloyd Webber, Chris Evans, Bill Clinton and Robert
Sillerman, all big Elvis fans will join in the bidding..
the Jewish Elvis(left)
assisted Sid to place this "King
over the counter at William Hill with CEO of Zamage, Stewart
Irvine who arrived specially from Vancouver. Elvis Shmelvis sang,
‘It’s one for the
money’ as these artworks will soon become serious collectors items.
Spirit of Elvis
artworks will be sold as limited editions of 500, size 3ft x
2ft retail £70.00 each and as lifesize
6ft high limited to 70, retail £1,000.00 each (prices plus
The images are
taken from the photo archives of Elvisly Yours and
converted onto canvas by the special Zamage process.
Skilled artists, Peter Jurik and Edward Wong of Canada have
worked weeks on the images using computer technology to
produce spectacular, highly collectable works of Giclee artworks of
the world’s greatest entertainer.
the above artworks will be available 6ft high, life-sizeand
3ft x 2ft
exclusively available from Elvisly Yours, 233 Baker Street,
London NW1 6XE
FOR ANY INFORMATION ON THESE ARTWORKS OR ELVIS PRESLEY:
For high resolution images of artworks contact Sid Shaw
you would like to place a bid for the artwork on behalf of the Asian
Tsunami Appeal, please send your bid firstname.lastname@example.org
with supporting evidence that you can pay for your bid. The
bidding starts at £2000.00.
100% of all proceeds will go to the Asian Tsunami Appeal.