The Nevada Gaming Control Panel has released numbers showing that $153.2 million was wagered on 185 Nevada sportsbooks for this year’s Super Bowl.
The Kansas City Chiefs beat the Philadelphia Eagles, 38-35, in Arizona. The Eagles were slightly favored in the game.
Nevada Gaming Control Board President Kirk Hendrick said in a statement: “The unaudited numbers show bookmakers winning $11,287,594 on bets totaling $153,183,002. This resulted in a retention rate of 7.4%.” “.
The Nevada Games Control Board is looking forward to Allegiant Stadium to host the Super Bowl xxviii In Las Vegas next year.
The industry’s 7.4% hold on the Big Game was the lowest since the books also had 7.4% of the stakes in the 2019 Super Bowl between the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams.
Dealings were $153,183,002 this year, short of last year’s record of $179,823,715. Nevada sports books won $15,413,228 in the 2022 Super Bowl between the Cincinnati Bengals and Rams.
Sports betting continues to be a growing advancement in Nevada. According to figures from the Nevada Gaming Control Panel, sportsbooks in the Silver state won $446,698,000 from sports gamblers in 2022. About $8.7 billion was wagered on sports during the calendar year.
According to the AGAInc., the largest business group in the casino industry, bettors nationwide plan to bet an estimated $16 billion on the 2023 Super Bowl, more than double last year’s estimates. With the expansion of legal sports betting, traditional Super Bowl bets were expected to overtake informal bets for the first time.
“Each year, the Super Bowl highlights the benefits of legal sports betting: bettors move to protect the regulated market, leagues and sports media see increased participation, and legal operators drive required tax revenue for states across the country,” he said. AGA President and CEO Bill Miller.