Despite history, fans keep betting on Cubs

October, 31, 2011
10/31/11
6:32
PM CT
Greenberg By Jon Greenberg
ESPNChicago.com
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Place your bets!

The Chicago Cubs opened at 25-1 odds to win the 2012 World Series at the MGM Resorts sportsbooks in Las Vegas. That's lower than several other gambling outposts.

Did the Theo Epstein hire affect the line?

Read the entire story.

Jon Greenberg

Columnist, ESPNChicago.com
Jon Greenberg is a columnist for ESPNChicago.com. He has lived and worked in Chicago since 2003, and is a graduate of Ohio University and the University of Chicago.

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