In reality, no one gets killed at the NHC, but playing in it can be like dying a thousand deaths. Each winner you pick shoots a mythical poison dart into your foes.
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Another unique prop offered at Caesars is “Will the ball hit the uprights on an extra point or field goal?” Yes is plus-450. No is minus-550.
None of the eight highest-scoring teams in NFL history won the Super Bowl, with only the 2013 Broncos, 2007 Patriots and 1983 Redskins even reaching the title game.
As much as we’d love to be a wiseguy, we’re just a wise guy. But we are going to bet against one of the NFL’s most explosive receivers.
That was one of the longest lines in the history of not only sports wagering but sports cashing.
Before handicapper Ted Sevransky moved to Las Vegas and became known as “Teddy Covers,” he lived in Michigan, where in 1998 he tried to cash in on the anti-Packers sentiment there.
“The sharper guys aren’t afraid to lay the higher prices. Will there be overtime? They’re not afraid to lay (minus-1000) on the ‘No.’ It’s the same thing with a safety. They’ll lay (minus-900) that there won’t be a safety.”
With millions expected to be wagered illegally on the upcoming Super Bowl, Nevada and gaming officials are eagerly awaiting a U.S. Supreme Court decision on whether states should be allowed to offer legal sports betting.
There’s nothing like watching a Super Bowl in Las Vegas, where a pedestrian 4-yard run can produce a roar in the middle of the second quarter like someone had just won the game.
There have been only two pushes against the spread in Super Bowl history: the Rams’ 7-point win over the Titans in 2000 and the Packers’ 14-point win over the Patriots in 1997.