In Winter Olympics, Australian bettors are total homers

RussellGoldThe Winter Olympics are something of an afterthought to most bettors, garnering just 10% of the action lavished on the Summer Games. But in Australia, a land where winter sports are something of a rumor, bookmakers claim to be doing brisk business on Vancouver 2010. What’s more, in some cases, 99% of bets are being placed on Australian competitors, even those with little chance of finishing on the podium. No word on whether anyone’s picking Russell Crowe to slap on the skates he wore in Mystery, Alaska and bring home ice-dancing gold. Read more.