Bloomberg Law
Feb. 2, 2021, 2:56 PM

Super Bowl Projected to Notch Record For Single Event Betting

Sam McQuillan
Sam McQuillan

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 ...

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