Miss Universe 2010: Oddsmakers Predict Miss Ireland Will Take the Tiara

Miss Universe contestants (L to R) Miss Indonesia Qory Sandioriva, Miss Ireland Rozanna Purcell and Miss Israel Bat-El Jobi pose for photographers during the Miss Universe 2010 Contestant Swimsuit Event at the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas on August 21, 2010. The finals of the Miss Universe 2010 competition will be held at the hotel on August 23. AFP PHOTO/Mark RALSTON (Photo credit should read MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images) MARK RALSTON

Miss Universe contestants (L to R) Miss Indonesia Qory Sandioriva, Miss Ireland Rozanna Purcell and Miss Israel Bat-El Jobi pose for photographers during the Miss Universe 2010 Contestant Swimsuit Event in Las Vegas on Aug. 21, 2010. (MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)
NEW YORK (CBS) Out of the 83 global beauty queens vying for the Miss Universe 2010 title in Las Vegas Monday night, who is the best contestant to put your money on?

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Bookmakers at betting agency Paddy Power have calculated the odds for the beauty pageant. And at a 9-2 favorite, they predict Miss Ireland Rozanna Purcell will walk away with the coveted Miss Universe tiara.

The odds show that Purcell will be in close competition with Miss Philippines Venus Raj, Miss Mexico Jimena Navarrete, and Miss USA Rima Fakih. As for Miss Venezuela Marelisa Gibson, bookies think the 21-year-old contestant has a 14-1 chance of winning.

If Gibson takes home the tiara Monday night, Venezuela will be the first country to get the Miss Universe title in three consecutive years.

The Miss Universe 2010 pageant will air live from Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas on NBC and Telemundo Monday at 9 p.m. ET and will be hosted by Poison front man Bret Michaels and NBC correspondent Natalie Morales.

The international beauty contest, which is co-owned by Donald Trump and NBC, will be judged by celebrities including Olympic gold-medal-winning ice skater Evan Lysacek, illusionist Criss Angel, drummer Sheila E., actors Jane Seymour and Chazz Palminteri and MSNBC's Tamron Hall.

The winner will replace Miss Universe 2009 Stefania Fernandez of Venezuela.

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