2009 Miss Universe

2009 Miss Universe Odds

Online Bookies Caught Off Guard by Miss Venezuela 2009 Win

As a 40/1 odds long shot, Miss Venezuela was not supposed to win the 2009 Miss Universe Pageant.  Neither was Miss Japan two years ago when she too was crowned as a 40/1 long shot. 

BetUS.com was one of many online gambling websites offering Miss Venezuela as a huge underdog this year despite that country's dominance in beauty pageants. 

"Venezuela is to beauty pageants as Brazil is to soccer," said Payton O'Brien, Senior Editor of the Gambling911.com website.  "They should never be long shots in this sector."

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/24/2009

Miss Universe 2009 Results: USA Doesn’t Make Final Five

The Miss Universe 2009 results and the payout potentials were looking to be hotter than the winning beauty herself.  Miss Kosovo was promising an $8000 pay

Submitted by Payton on, Aug/23/2009

Miss Universe 2009 Betting Odds (Sunday Update)

The Miss Universe 2009 betting odds have been updated for Sunday August 23.  The pageant airs tonight.

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/23/2009

Miss Universe 2009: Rachel Finch Still The Favorite

At +500 (5/1) odds, Miss Australia R

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/23/2009

Miss Universe 2009 Payout Odds

Miss Universe 2009 payout odds start at $500 for those looking to place a $100 bet.  The average Miss Universe and similar entertainmen

Submitted by C Costigan on, Aug/22/2009

Miss Universe 2009 Betting Odds (Updated)

Miss Universe 2009 betting odds have been updated at betED.com, home of some of the best fr

Submitted by Guest on, Aug/21/2009

Miss Ireland 2009 Miss Universe Odds

Ireland's biggest bookmaker, Paddy Power, has Miss Ireland 2009 Diana Donnelly the second favored to win after Miss Australia despite most of the nation bet

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/21/2009

Miss USA 2009 Miss Universe Betting Odds at 10/1

The Miss Universe pageant, one of the most bet on television events, airs this weekend and one of the perennial favorites, Miss USA, has once again come in with short odds of 10/1 or +1000 at

Submitted by Carrie Stroup on, Aug/21/2009

Miss Australia 2009 Rachael Finch Favorite to Win

Australia will be betting big this weekend, but not on any major sporting event.  Miss Australia 2009 Rachael Finch is the favorite to win this year's Miss Universe competition and she's getting p

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/21/2009

Miss Universe 2009 Betting in Full Swing

Miss Universe 2009 betting will take place throughout the weekend.  This year's event takes place more than a month after previous Miss Universe pageants have been held. 

Submitted by Jordan Bach on, Aug/21/2009

Breaking News

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

Texas Moves Toss Up: Biden Still Pays $25.50 Per $10 Bet

NBC News is reporting that Texas is moving towards Democratic candidate Joe Biden.

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Positive Influence of Gambling on the Human Psyche

Gambling itself is not always portrayed in a positive light. Some of the most often referred articles are the ones that condemn online casinos and gambling. According to other articles, including the scientific ones, prove just the opposite. Gambling can bring a player dozens of positive emotions, including excitement, engagement, and joy. Most individuals are unaware of numerous health effects gambling can bring to the life of any individual. Let us take a closer look at the positive influences of online casinos on one’s psyche, as follows.

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

The Betting Battleground: Circa Set to Open in Downtown Vegas

On Wednesday, Circa, Stevens' new resort in downtown Las Vegas, opens with what's being billed as the "world's largest sportsbook."