America’s Cup: What are the Betting Odds?
Though Las Vegas sports books aren’t taking bets on the America’s Cup races, English betting house William Hill, famous for offering odds on just about anything, definitely is. Each number below represents the amount that you would receive back on a winning bet of one dollar – that is, if sports betting weren’t illegal in California.
Payout for every $1 bet (as of July 1st)
Louis Vuitton Cup Odds:
Team New Zealand: $1.66
Artemis Racing: $2.75
Luna Rossa Challenge: $6.00
America’s Cup Odds:
Oracle Racing: $1.53
Team New Zealand: $3.75
Artemis Racing: $6.00
Luna Rossa Challenge: $11.00
Editor’s note: With all the anguish in the Artemis Racing camp, these odds should give the Swedish team some encouragement. Here are some of the other headlines provided by San Francisco Magazine…
How To Stop Worrying and Learn to Love the America’s Cup
The Year in Fail
America’s Cup Magnate or James Bond Villain?
A Field Guide to Fans
Ask a Bookie
An Abbreviated History of Cheats
Pier vs. Couch
The Fair-Weather Fan’s Racing Calendar
Will Larry Ellison Actually Be Sailing?
What Happens If There’s No Water?
Which Team Should You Root For?