A U.K. gaming website is betting that the odds of Hillary Clinton winning the 2012 presidential election are greater than some of the declared candidates.
While Paddy Power, an Irish bookmaker, is putting its money on President Obama winning reelection, at 10 to 11 odds, GOP candidates Newt Gingrich and Mitt Romney both follow behind with 3-1 odds.
But it’s the Secretary of State, who vied for the nation’s top job in the 2008 race for the White House, who makes an appearance further down the list.
Hillary Clinton has a 40-1 shot of becoming the commander-in-chief in 2013. That’s ahead of, you know, some of the like, actual candidates.
Clinton, who has said in interviews that she’s done pursuing elected office, comes out ahead of Republican presidential hopefuls Rick Santorum and Rep. Michele Bachmann (Minn.), who both are placed at 80 to 1.
But there’s another politician that gamblers can wager on to win the election who’s also not even running. Vice President Joe Biden is has one in a hundred chance of being voted into the Oval Office come November.