Nevada shattered the states record for Super Bowl betting handles. Nevada’s 179 sports books took in $179.8 million in wagers in Super BowlLVI, the previous high was $158.6 million set in 2018.
iBET ETF Insights: Red Rock Resort sportsbook director Chuck Esposito said on the surge in betting.
“Overall, I think the general acceptance of sports wagering is a big part of it,” he said. “The increased volume on both in-play (betting) and props; the continued growth of mobile; the restrictions on masks lifted; the 100 percent occupancy compared to 50 percent last year; and the willingness industry-wide to take higher limits.”