An unprecedented move for Cyprus to win this year’s Eurovision Song Contest has seen Betway promote the island nation to 5/2 from 66/1 overnight.

Eleni Foureira – Fuego – Eurovision 2018 Cyprus – Semi Final 1

Eurovision 2018 Semi-Final 1 First Dress Rehersal: Eleni Foureira – Fuego (Cyprus)Eleni Foureira – Fuego ( Eurovision 2018 Cyprus -First semi-finalNetta Barz…

Represented by Eleni Foureira, the leading online bookmaker is on red alert after punters flocked to back the singer following her rendition of Fuego during Monday’s semi-finals jury show and she is now clear favourite for this weekend’s Grand Final in Lisbon.

Eleni Foureira – Fuego – Cyprus – Official Music Video – Eurovision 2018

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Cyprus have displaced Israel, now 11/4 second favourites, at the top of the betting, while Estonia and Norway remain lively outsiders at 5/1 and 6/1 respectively.

UK entrant SuRie, who will perform Storm on Saturday night in Portugal’s capital, isn’t expected to muscle in on Eurovision glory at 100/1.

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