NV Sports Books Don't Make Much From Super Bowl
Las Vegas sports book directors say the Super Bowl didn't quite swing their way.
In fact, the New England Patriots' 28-24 win over the Seattle Seahawks represented the worst case scenario for their betting business said the directors of sports books at the Wynn and Westgate Las Vegas on Monday.
Johnny Avello from Wynn and Jay Kornegay from Westgate say If not for side bets, their losses might have been greater.
Avello says his sports book lost money. Kornegay says he eked out a small win.
Nevada officials report the state's 191 sports books kept $3.3 million out of the total $116 million wagered on the Super Bowl.
That amount is less than last year's record-breaking bets totaling $119.4 million. The sports books kept $19.7 million last year.
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