Following a resurgence in the debate over whether God exists or not, bookmaker Paddy Power has slashed the odds that he does from 33-1 to 4-1. The recent atheist "there's probably no God" advertising campaign has helped to re-ignite the subject.
Bets may have to be paid if the Large Hadron Collider finds the elusive "God particle", although after its shutdown the odds shifted dramatically from 20-1 to 33-1. The bookies advise any doubters to "hedge their bets for now, just in case."
This line of thought follows French philosopher Blaise Pascal who said that, where God's existence is unprovable, it is sensible to be a believer, since in that way you have everything to gain and nothing to lose.