Next Pope Betting Odds: Filipino Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle leads the way in the betting at 5/1!

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Next Pope Betting Odds: Filipino Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle leads the way in the betting at 5/1!
Jake Ashton Senior News Editor

Jake is a Football and Entertainment betting expert, with a Man City season ticket and a deep knowledge of reality TV betting angles

  • Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle is the bookies favourite at 5/1 to be the next Pope and the first Asian Pope
  • Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson could be the first Black Pope with odds of 6/1 that he takes over from Pope Francis next
  • Further reads are available including odds on what else will happen in 2022!

Who will be the next Pope?

The current Pope is Francis who was elected to be the Supreme Pontiff in March 2013 when Pope Benedict XV1 resigned. 

Bookies are giving odds on who the next Pope will be after speculations grows on the 85-year-old leaving his role after the cancellation of an African trip in July 2022.

Filipino Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle leads the way in the betting for the next Pope with odds of 5/1 that he takes over the position.

Potential Next Pope Odds Probability
Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle

5/1 16.7%
Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson 6/1 14.3%
Angelo Scola 6/1 14.3%
Marc Oulett 7/1 12.5%
Cristoph Schonburn 8/1 11.1%


Peter Kodwo Appiah Turkson could be the first Black Pope and is seen as a strong candidate for working with other religions for the greater good.

It's fair to say that there are a whole host of contenders for the big role according to the betting odds.

Luis Antonio Gokim Tagle is the 5/1 favourite to become the Next Pope after Pope Francis, with rumours that the current Pope may resign from his post in the near future.

Jake Ashton - Betting Expert - OLBG.com

How is the Next Pope chosen?

The next Pope will be chosen by the College of Cardinals, the most senior officials in the Church, who are usually appointed by the Pope himself.

A papal conclave is the official name of the meeting of those Cardinals with the last one taking place on the 12th March 2013 til the 13th March 2013.

The election process usually takes days, but in past centuries it has taken weeks and months.

The Next Pope is chosen through a Papal Conclave, which is the meeting of the College of Cardinals to vote on who will be chose as the Pope.

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