Super Bowl bets hit record $179.8m in Nevada

Super Bowl bets hit record $179.8m in Nevada

The amount wagered at Nevada’s 179 licensed sportsbooks on February 13 surpassed the previous record set in 2018.

US.- Players in Nevada wagered a record $179.8m on this year’s Super Bowl LVI, beating the previous record from 2018. The amount spent at the state’s 179 licensed sportsbooks on Sunday’s match (February 13) surpassed the previous record of $158.9m by 13.2 per cent.

According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), operators generated $15.4m in revenue, some way behind the record $19.7m set in 2014. The 2022 win total is the third highest on record since the NGCB started tracking wagers in 1990, surpassed only by 2014 and 2020.

NGCB Chairman Brin Gibson said: “Unaudited figures show a sportsbook win of $15,413,228 was recorded on wagers totalling $179,823,715. This resulted in a hold percentage of 8.6%.”

Prior to Sunday´s match, the American Gaming Association (AGA) released research that showed that a record 31.4 million American adults were planning to bet on Super Bowl LVI, a 35 per cent increase from 2021. Bettors would wager an estimated $7.61bn on this year’s game, up to $3.33bn (78 per cent) from last year.

Super Bowl LVI finished with the Los Angeles Rams lifting the Vince Lombardi Trophy when they beat the Cincinnati Bengals at SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, California.

See also: Nevada reports $72m in sports betting revenue for November

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