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Patriots fans flock to Rhode Island to bet legally on Super Bowl

Rhode Island was one of six states that legalized betting on sporting events last year after the U.S. Supreme Court allowed it, ending the effective sports gambling monopoly that Nevada had enjoyed for decades. It is the only state in New England that allows sports betting, making it a focal point for Patriots fans from around the Northeast.

Bettors back Patriots to win 2020 Super Bowl

Most Las Vegas sportsbooks already have posted odds to win Super Bowl LIV and the Patriots are the most popular team among bettors so far at the Westgate sportsbook.

Boyd Gaming moves Patriots to 3-point Super Bowl favorites

The Super Bowl total is down to 57 at several Las Vegas sports books after being as high as 59, and Caesars Entertainment sports book risk manager Jeff Davis said it looks like the sharp money has come into play.

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