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Odds favor cardinal in Ghana as the next pope

For gamblers laying wagers on the election of the next pope, the smart money is on Cardinal Peter Turkson of Ghana, a strong favorite at 11/4 odds at the Irish Internet gambling company

For those who prefer backing a long shot, however, hometown candidate Cardinal Sean O’Malley, Archbishop of Boston, is on the board at 40/1 odds.

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