Tag Archives: super bowl xlvii
- The Economics of March Madness
March 18, 2013
The Super Bowl may be considered as the biggest single betting day in sports but when it comes to overall activity and sheer volume of wagers being spent on a "singular" event, even the mighty Super Bowl can't hold a candle to the three-week basketball frenzy that is March Madness....
- Super Bowl generates record bet total; Vegas books expect modest gains
February 5, 2013
Super Bowl XLVII, already being hailed as one of the most memorable in history, hit another high mark a day after posting a new betting record of $98.9 million at Nevada casinos. Recession? What recession? The $98.9 million in bets for Super Bowl XLVII easily eclipsed the previous record set...
- Quoth the Ravens: Super Bowl XLVII Champions!
February 4, 2013
From a first half beat down to a scintillating halftime show to an unprecedented power outage all the way to a near-miraculous comeback, Super Bowl XLVII definitely had it all. In the end, though, it was the Baltimore Ravens that put the final sizzle on what arguably became one of...
- Revisiting the latest Super Bowl XLVII prop bets
January 31, 2013
The Super Bowl is the one time in a year where, among other things, gambling takes a front seat to all the festivities. Sure, there are concerts, the million-dollar commercials, and even the game itself. But ask anybody who has any interest in the game - and even those with...
- San Francisco 49ers open as 5-point favorites against Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XLVII
January 21, 2013
Super Bowl XLVII has officially been rechristened as the Harbaugh Bowl. The brothers Harbaugh - John and Jim - are leading their respective teams to New Orleans for what could become a Super Bowl like no other. Jim's San Francisco 49ers booked their ticket to the Big Easy with a...
Patriots, Packers starting season as favorites to win Super Bowl 52
September 1, 2017