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Super Bowl Projected to Notch Record For Single Event Betting

Feb. 2, 2021, 2:56 PM

This year’s Super Bowl is expected to draw the most legal bets of any single event in American history, according to a survey released Tuesday by the American Gaming Association.

“With a robust legal market, Americans are abandoning illegal bookies and taking their action into the regulated marketplace in record numbers,” said association president and CEO Bill Miller, in a press release.

A record 7.6 million Americans plan to bet online on the matchup between the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, according to the survey. The surge, up 63% from last year, comes despite an anticipated ...