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Vegas gives odds on Women's World Cup

Updated: June 21, 2011, 3:10 PM ET
By Jaime Lowe

For most Women's World Cup fans, the first thing that comes to mind isn't Vegas. But for bookmaking pro Johnny Avello, executive director of race and sports operations at Wynn Las Vegas, the Women's World cup means another event to bet on when the NBA and the NHL seasons are kaput. This isn't his first foray into setting odds for events outside the Big Four of sports. In fact, in the 26 years that Avello has been an odds maker, Avello's set the line for American Idol winners, Oscar races and band ...

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