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Nevada sportsbooks won $12.5M from wagers placed on Super Bowl LV

Fourth-best win for books in last 10 years
The Westgate Superbook is one of the largest in the world as seen in these photos taken Sept. 2020.
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Posted at 8:45 AM, Feb 09, 2021

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It's tough to beat an oddsmaker, as Nevada sportsbooks report another Super Bowl profit from this year's game.

The Nevada Gaming Control Board released figures on Tuesday that showed $136.1 million was wagered in the state on Super Bowl LV that featured the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

And the sportsbooks ended up holding 9.2% of the money wagered for a "win" of $12,574,125.

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The Buccs and quarterback Tom Brady were able to slow down the favored Chiefs in a 31-9 Sunday victory.

Nevada is home to 184 sportsbooks, according to the gaming control board, and several were still able to have guests enjoy the game under COVID-19 restrictions.

Board chairman Brin Gibson says the betting numbers remain unaudited but look to be the fourth-best win for the books in the last 10 years.

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