"There are sure to be some Betfair bettors praying for a U.S. victory. With the small matter of $51,000 to be won if they do."
-- Tony Calvin
, spokesman for online
betting emporium Betfair, which offered odds of 999-to-1 on the USA winning the Confederations Cup and received just $51 on that bet. The USA, which Betfair gave 699-to-1 odds to reach the semifinals,
faces Brazil in the final on Sunday. (New York Times)