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Super Bowl Ticket Prices Down 13% On StubHub; Vegas Sets Record With Betting
Published February 5, 2013
BETTING CHANCE: In Las Vegas, Matt Youmans notes Nevada sports books “set a record” with betting on Super Bowl XLVII, as the Gaming Control Board “released figures showing the state’s wagering handle of $98.9 million to be the highest in Super Bowl history.” The handle “eclipsed the $94.5 million wagered” on Super Bowl XL in ’06. Nevada’s sports books “turned a profit on the Super Bowl for the 21st time in the past 23 years” (LAS VEGAS REVIEW-JOURNAL, 2/5).