Vegas Sets The Odds On ‘Idol,’ ‘Dancing’
First Published: May 16, 2008 8:52 PM EDT Credit:
LOS ANGELES, Calif. -- Las Vegas has laid down the odds on the two biggest reality shows of the season – “American Idol” and “Dancing With the Stars.”
Teenager David Archuleta is a slight favorite to be crowned the next “Idol,” according to John Avello, director of the Race & Sports Book at Wynn Las Vegas Resort.
The Utah 17-year-old has been given less than even money odds at 5:6.
Meanwhile, rocker David Cook has been pegged as an even odds bet at the casino.
Over on the “Dancing With the Stars” scoreboard, Kristi Yamaguchi is an overwhelming favorite to take home the mirror ball trophy, being given 4:5 odds.
Football star Jason Taylor was given 5:2 odds to win, while injured Latin heartthrob Cristian de la Fuente has been dubbed a 5:1 longshot to win.
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