Never ones to let a good wagering opportunity to pass them by, sportsbooks in Europe were quick to post odds on who the next Pope will be. A number of Cardinals made the list, along with some who probably wouldn't come to mind.
We'll look at the serious, as well as some of the off-beat choices in Betting on the Pope located in the Betting on Other Sports section of the site.
Photo:Pope Bono I? You can get odds of 1,000-to-1 on the U2 front man. (Photo by Joe Cohen/Getty Images Entertainment)