Bovada cited “betting irregularities” after a man claimed to have wagered $50,000 on the prop and then ran onto the field himself during Sunday’s game.
A cross-sport prop for Sunday’s game between the Kansas City Chiefs and Tampa Bay Buccaneers was linked to the Serie A match between Cagliari and Lazio.
The state’s sportsbooks won $12.6 million on $136.1 million in wagers on Super Bowl LV, according to figures released Tuesday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board.
A Westgate bettor made a $10,000 wager to win $80,000 on Tampa Bay (8-1) to repeat as champion. William Hill and the Westgate each took a $5,000 wager on the Chiefs at 5-1.
Perhaps more improbable than Tom Brady leaving New England after 20 years and leading Tampa Bay to a Super Bowl title in his first season there was the manner in which the Buccaneers beat the Chiefs.
There was no drama in the point spread in Tampa Bay’s easy victory, but the hundreds of other bets available kept viewers interested.
The Chiefs coach opened his postgame news conference by addressing the crash involving his son, an assistant coach, that left a 5-year-old girl in critical condition this week.
The headlines that will scream about a 31-9 victory over the Chiefs should include the name of Todd Bowles, defensive coordinator for the Buccaneers.
Las Vegas books reported a win their 29th Super Bowl in the 31 years since the Nevada Gaming Control Board started tracking the game in 1991.
Running back Leonard Fournette torched the Kansas City defense and became only the third player to score in four postseason games in the same season.