iPhone -- odds on favorite

Posted by: Helen Walters on June 25, 2007

As the buzz continues to build, this turns up in my email inbox. It’s the odds from bookie Web site BetUS.com regarding the iPhone. I know, I know, gambling’s no laughing business, but some of the stats are pretty interesting, and some are just plain funny:

Initial iPhones get recalled - 30/1

iPhone sells at least 12 Million units in 2008 - 5/6

Apple’s stock jumps at least 10% in value in regards to the price on 6/30/07 - 1/2

Consumers pay at least three times the original price ($1500) on ebay - 2/1

The screen breaks/cracks like first generation nano - 150/1

There are mass reports of the battery life being less than the promised 8 hours -10/1

Someone is trampled while trying to get an iPhone - 20/1

iPhone spontaneously combusts - 150/1

Reader Comments

John Dawson

June 25, 2007 10:44 AM

OK - so if I pay $1500 on ebay and lay $10k, I guess i'm going to do fine out of this!

Brian Blank

June 25, 2007 1:17 PM

Too funny! I guess it would be hard to explain to the Mrs. why I hedged our retirement fund on "Someone is trampled while trying to get an iPhone" instead of taking the Packers to cover the spread!

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