You know how radio DJs always are doing something crazy to attract attention? Well, the hosts of the Morning Show at KOMP 92.3-FM did something a little more philanthropic before the Super Bowl to call attention to themselves. They made four proposition bets on the big game for homeless Las Vegans. Two of the bets paid off.
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A record $119.4 million was wagered on the Super Bowl in Nevada sports books, according to figures released Monday by the Gaming Control Board. The state’s 183 sports books kept almost $19.7 million as Seattle beat Denver, 43-8.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has denied betting millions on the Denver Broncos to win the Super Bowl.
Instead of an instant classic, it was an immediate meltdown. Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos — and throw in everyone who bet on them — suffered through four quarters of emotional torture.
Super Bowl XLVIII was only 12 seconds old when prop bettors across Las Vegas started doing the safety dance. The Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 blowout of the Denver Broncos might have been a sleeper, but nearly 400 prop bets kept a lot of fans awake for the entire game.
It is 90 minutes before kickoff of one of the worst Super Bowl games ever played. Three XLVIII-sized boxes are sitting with their lids open on a stainless steel countertop next to the hulking pizza oven at Rosati’s Authentic Chicago Pizza.
The Seattle Seahawks have won their first Super Bowl title, crushing the favored Denver Broncos 43-8.
About an hour before kickoff of the Super Bowl, no reports of $1 million bets surfaced but Las Vegas sports books were seeing potentially record-breaking wagering action.
Bruno Mars says he feels honored the NFL is letting him perform at the Super Bowl halftime show even though he’s still a budding artist.
Peyton Manning’s teammates are asking their quarterback for his autograph, not for some fundraising endeavor, which is typical, but as a personal keepsake.