Believe it or not, the blokes at U.K.-based gambling site Ladbrokes are placing odds on who will take over for Steve Ballmer. Nokia CEO and former Microsoft executive Stephen Elop leads the way with 5-to-1 odds of leading the Redmond software giant.
Next is Microsoft COO Kevin Turner at 6-to-1, with former Windows chief Steven Sinofsky and devices and studios VP Julie Larson-Green just behind at 8-to-1.
Other notables: Netflix CEO Reed Hastings (16-to-1), Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer (33-to-1), Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg (40-to-1) and T-Mobile CEO John Legere (40-to-1). Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates is listed at 50-to-1, while Apple CEO Tim Cook is at 100-to-1 — hey, anything is possible, right?