• contact@thenewscastle.com
  • The Castle, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RW, United Kingdom

Some Main Winners and Losers of Tremendous Bowl LVII Betting

Chiefs vs Eagles visual

After the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs defeated the Philadelphia Eagles in Tremendous Bowl LVII, there have been some large winners and losers within the betting world. [Image: Shutterstock.com]

An thrilling sport

Many American soccer followers have been left wishing for an extended NFL season after an exhilarating Tremendous Bowl closed out the 2022/23 version on Sunday.

50 million People staking cash on the large sport

The sport got here proper all the way down to the wire, with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs in the end clinching the win in a 38-35 scoreline towards the Philadelphia Eagles. As ordinary, the close-fought sport acquired a variety of consideration from bettors. In reality, the American Gaming Affiliation predicted that this might be probably the most bet-upon Tremendous Bowl of all time within the US, with greater than 50 million People staking cash on the large sport.

In fact, inside the complete betting figures for Tremendous Bowl LVII, gamblers skilled each spectacular wins and disastrous losses. Celebrity rapper Drake was amongst these to have received large, returning a six-figure revenue from a mess of wagers, whereas some unnamed Caesars Sportsbook and BetMGM prospects misplaced tens of millions.

Combined fortunes

Drake positioned seven bets totaling $965,000 on Sunday’s sport. His largest wager was $700,000 on the Chiefs successful outright, bagging him virtually $1.5m. His different six bets have been unsuccessful however he nonetheless secured an general internet revenue of $512,000. He took to Instagram to share the Chiefs wager positioned with crypto gaming agency Stake previous to the occasion:

In the meantime, different gamblers weren’t fairly as fortunate. Caesars Sportsbook introduced within the hours main as much as the large sport that considered one of its prospects had positioned a $2.2m wager on the Eagles with a -1.5 factors handicap. The returns would have reached $4.2m had it confirmed profitable. BetMGM additionally revealed that it accepted a few seven-figure bets on the Eagles successful the sport.

a picture on Twitter appeared to disclose the leaked ‘script’

It was an in depth name for a lot of who wager on the sport ending on a 37-34 rating line. Within the lead-up to Tremendous Bowl LVII, a picture on Twitter appeared to disclose the leaked ‘script’ for the sport. Sportsbooks took in a major variety of bets on a 37-34 scoreline consequently, with BetMGM’s odds on the choice dropping from +25000 to +8000 as a result of quantity of wagers.

Some extra winners

Elsewhere, one nameless bettor received a $25 four-leg parlay wager after the Chiefs got here out on prime. Earlier than the sport began, the particular person promised to suggest to his girlfriend if his wager was a winner. He acquired a staggering $56,000 return on his $25 funding.

Lastly, a Kansas Metropolis Chiefs tremendous fan arrested in December for allegedly robbing a financial institution celebrated on social media after making a $95,000 revenue on his Tremendous Bowl bets. Xavier Babudar, who was launched on bail final week, wager $5,000 on the Chiefs successful the Tremendous Bowl at +1000 odds and $5,000 on Patrick Mahomes for MVP at odds of +900.

Recognized for sporting a wolf costume to Chiefs video games, Babudar is alleged to have robbed an Oklahoma financial institution whereas sporting the exact same outfit.