"Throughout history, suspects have fabricated confessions in high profile cases whether due to a mental illness or to gain attention," said CEO Dave Johnson, invoking the Michael Jackson case and Duke lacrosse player DNA outcomes as prime betting topics. "Betting on celebrities and trials is as popular with our customers as sporting events."
So what are the odds? WagerWeb's oddsmakers posted them this way:
QUESTION: Will it be determined that John Mark Karr fabricated his confession of murdering JonBenet Ramsey?
YES -120 (Bet $120 for $100 profit)
NO -120 (Bet $120 for $100 profit)
While you're at the site, you can bet on the next celebrity to get a DUI, oil prices, Harry Potter's death, and celebrity break-ups, too! (Oh, and hey, would you take this nickel and bet it all on the Astros to win the World Series? Thanks.)