“There was just a different feel with the game being here from the crowds and the atmosphere in every one of our books,” Red Rock Resort sportsbook director Chuck Esposito said.
For bookmakers who have been in Las Vegas since the 1960s and ’70s, seeing the NFL change its stance on betting and award a Super Bowl to the city has been surreal.
Two Clydesdales made wagers at South Point on Super Bowl 58, which will take place at Allegiant Stadium.
Billy Walters, widely regarded as the most successful sports bettor of all time, gave his Super Bowl pick on radio row Thursday at Mandalay Bay.
The Arizona bettor placed the parlay at FanDuel in May 2023 composed of five NFL award winners that would have paid off at astronomical odds if they all won.
Super Bowl prop bettors are all over Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce to score the first touchdown and to score a TD at any time during Super Bowl 58.
Circa Sports has posted its entire 14-page packet of props for Super Bowl 58 between the Chiefs and 49ers on Sunday at Allegiant Stadium.
One $1 million wager and eight six-figure bets have been placed at sportsbooks on the Super Bowl spread and money line. All nine are on the same side.
Same-game parlays are a relatively new sports betting innovation that will be widely available at Las Vegas sportsbooks for the Super Bowl for the first time.
The unidentified gambler wagered a total of $150,000 on Friday, when he bet $2,000 each on 75 props, and he continues to add to his prop portfolio at South Point.
The Super Bowl has handed out an MVP award since it began in 1967, and there has been an interesting mix of winners in the 57 years since.
Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale isn’t planning to place any Super Bowl bets despite a conversation with Patrick Mahomes last year.
On the first play of the Broncos-Seahawks Super Bowl in 2014, the ball was snapped over Denver quarterback Peyton Manning’s head and went into the end zone for a safety.
Read all about the history of betting on the Super Bowl, including when Bears lineman William “The Refrigerator” Perry inadvertently ignited the prop bet craze in 1986.
The winning team is 48-7-2 against the spread. In other words, there have been only nine Super Bowls in which the favorite has won but failed to cover.