The Kansas City Chiefs' melodramatic triumph complete nan San Francisco 49ers smashed Nevada betting records for a Super Bowl, pinch almost $186million wagered connected Sunday night's crippled successful Las Vegas.
According to ESPN, figures show that Nevada sportsbooks brought successful an unprecedented magnitude complete nan weekend, eclipsing nan erstwhile precocious for a Super Bowl - group successful 2022 - by astir $6m.
In total, nan state's 182 sportsbooks are said to person made a corporate triumph of conscionable $6.8m connected nan game, meaning bettors held their ain for a 2nd consecutive twelvemonth aft they made $4.4m past year.
In nan erstwhile 4 seasons, Nevada sportsbooks had averaged a triumph of $13.2m.
Fans are understood to person stake astir of that money connected nan Chiefs, who prevailed successful nan last 3 seconds of an enthralling overtime period.
The Chiefs' melodramatic triumph complete nan 49ers smashed Nevada betting records for a Super Bowl
A grounds $186million was wagered connected Sunday night's Super Bowl LVIII successful Las Vegas
There were much eyeballs connected nan Super Bowl than ever earlier this twelvemonth pinch Taylor Swift successful attendance to cheer connected fellow Travis Kelce
Odds of nan crippled making it to overtime were primitively priced astatine 10-1, with Caesars Sportsbook admitting that script produced nan biggest nonaccomplishment of immoderate of nan thousands of prop bets it offered.
FanDuel, meanwhile, said it took much than 14 cardinal bets connected Sunday's Super Bowl, totaling complete $300m.
This season's NFL finale had much eyeballs connected it than ever earlier pinch Taylor Swift successful attendance to cheer connected fellow Travis Kelce.
R&B icon Usher besides headlined nan celebrated halftime show, which included cameos from Alicia Keys, Ludacris and more.
An mean of 123.4million viewers tuned successful for it connected Sunday nighttime arsenic a consequence - making Super Bowl LVIII nan astir watched telecast successful history and nan second-most watched US broadcast arena down nan Apollo 11 satellite landing.
The crippled itself besides proved a memorable one, pinch Patrick Mahomes' game-winning touchdown walk correct astatine nan decease making nan Chiefs nan first squad to clasp nan Super Bowl for almost 20 years.
Usher besides headlined nan celebrated halftime show, which included a cameo from Alicia Keys
The Chiefs pulled retired a melodramatic triumph successful nan last 3 seconds of overtime connected nan night
After nan 2 teams could not beryllium separated successful regular time, nan 49ers won nan coin flip and opted to return nan shot first successful overtime - a determination which yet backfired erstwhile they kicked for a section goal.
That allowed Mahomes and Co to activity a touchdown that would triumph them nan game, which they yet recovered erstwhile he picked retired Mecole Hardman Jnr successful nan extremity area pinch conscionable 3 seconds connected nan clock.
After making history, nan Chiefs enjoyed a nighttime of partying connected nan Vegas Strip arsenic Swift joined fellow Travis, his relative Jason and Mahomes for nan celebrations.
The popular prima was besides joined by nan likes of rapper Ice Spice, Blake Lively and Ludacris at nan Chiefs' triumph party.