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Biggest Super Bowl LIV bets at Las Vegas sportsbooks

Updated February 1, 2020 - 3:03 pm

Americans will wager approximately $6.8 billion on Sunday’s Super Bowl LIV between the Kansas City Chiefs and San Francisco 49ers, according to the American Gaming Association.

Nevada sportsbooks took $145.9 million in wagers on last year’s Rams-Patriots Super Bowl LIII, and several bookmakers expect Sunday’s game to surpass the state record handle of $158.6 million generated by the Eagles-Patriots Super Bowl LII in 2018.



Here are the largest wagers placed on Sunday’s game at Las Vegas sportsbooks:

1. $1 million on 49ers money line (+120). Bet was placed at The Mirage on Wednesday by Houston furniture store owner Jim “Mattress Mack” McIngvale.

2. $750,000 on Chiefs (-1½). Bet was placed at the Bellagio on Saturday.

3. $550,000 on Chiefs (-1). Bet was placed at the Bellagio on Tuesday.

4. $450,000 on alternate total of 42½. Bet, which pays $100,000 at -450, was placed at the MGM Grand on Thursday.

5. $350,000 on 49ers money line (+105). Bet was placed at The Mirage on Saturday.

6. $300,000 on 49ers money line (+105). Bet was placed at Aria on Friday.

7. $275,000 on 49ers money line (+105). Bet was placed at Aria on Friday.

8. $250,000 on Chiefs first-half money line (-120). Bet was placed at the Bellagio on Saturday.

9. $220,000 on 49ers (+1½). Bet was placed at Aria on Friday.

10. $220,000 on Chiefs money line (-125). Bet was placed at Aria on Friday.

Here are the largest bets placed outside of Las Vegas:

1. $684,000 on 49ers (+2, bought half point). Bet was placed at DraftKings sportsbook in New Jersey on Jan. 21.

2. $435,000 on Chiefs (-1½, -105). Bet was placed at MGM’s Beau Rivage in Biloxi, Mississippi, on Friday.

3. $267,600 on Damien Williams under 53½ rushing yards (-118). Bet was placed at FanDuel sportsbook in New Jersey on Jan. 23.

Contact reporter Todd Dewey at tdewey@reviewjournal.com. Follow @tdewey33 on Twitter.

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