Nevada Sees Record $132M Bet On Super Bowl
Sports Books Win $13.3 Million Of The Bets
The state of Nevada’s 194 sports books collectively had $132.5 million in bets on Super Bowl 50, according to figures released Tuesday by Silver State gaming regulators.
The amount wagered was a record, crushing 2014’s $119.4 million.
The sports books won $13.3 million on those wagers, which is a hold percentage of 10.1 percent. The record amount won was the $19.6 million in 2014.
The underdog Denver Broncos beat the Carolina Panthers 24-10 in Super Bowl 50.
Nevada casinos have only lost on the game once in the past 10 years, and just twice in the past 27 years. Sports books in Nevada won $231.8 million from gamblers in 2015, an increase of two percent compared to 2014 and an all-time high.
Bets on football were $82.5 million in 2015, down 27 percent year-over-year. Action on basketball was up 34 percent to nearly $73 million, while baseball had wagers totaling $39.4 million, an increase of 85 percent compared to 2014, according to a Nevada gaming revenue report.
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