A fantasy world of seven kingdoms and the wait to see who would finally sit on the Iron Throne. Game of Thrones is the most successful HBO series and have attracted record-breaking viewership across the globe. GOT has been awarded for its production values, scope, story, characters and acting.
Awards & Emmys A Plenty for Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones has already received Huge Awards in 2012, 2013 and 2012 for Best Dramatic Presentation. In 2011 it claimed the Peabody Award, but it is the 47 Primetime Emmy Awards that impresses most. It is more than any other series have ever won and included Outstanding Drama Series in 2018, 2016 and 2015.
Song of Ice and Fire
Game of Thrones is inspired by the Song of Ice and Fire storyline, and the series is praised for its medieval realism. It is more based on historical fiction and less on magic and sorcery. Season 1 was filmed in 2010 and aired in April 2011, while season two was shot in 2011 and broadcasted from the 1st of April 2012. With each of the seven seasons more and more viewers got hooked on the characters of Westeros. The final season was filmed from October 2017 until July 2018 and will start showing on the 14th of April 2019.
Game of Throne Items at the HBO Shop
The touring exhibition of Games of Thrones starts in Northern Ireland on the 11th of April 2019 and fans has the opportunity to step into the Westeros experience. Fans get dropped into the centre of the seven kingdoms and can enjoy close-up looks at the decorations and costumes of the show.
The Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience
The live concert Game of Thrones experience started in North America on the 6th of September in Seattle and ended in Toronto on Sunday the 14th of October 2018. Since then the series have inspired several games and casino slots, such as the branded video slot by Microgaming.
Bend The Knee at Betting
Thousands of GOT fans are now placing bets on the outcome and happenings expected to take place in the final season. The two main betting options are the odds for who will be the first to die in season 8 as well as the high odds for who will finally sit on the iron throne.
Everyone has their theory on who would wear the iron crown and most premier online bookmaker sites now offer betting options on most of the main characters. The odds for who will rule Westeros is -150 on Bran Stark, +600 on the hugely popular Jon Snow, and +800 on Sansa Stark. Another big contender is the baby of Daenerys and Jon at +1,000.
The Game of Throne trailer reveals nothing, and according to Lena Headey, fans should prepare for a whole string of surprises. Could this mean the iron crown will go to someone not even on the list of betting options?