Las Vegas Sportsbooks Set Records on Super Bowl 50

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Las Vegas sportsbooks had their utmost Super Bowl ever in terms of volume as Peyton Manning led the Denver Broncos to triumph over the Carolina Panthers.

Nevada sportsbooks just had their best Super Bowl Sunday in the history of soccer’s game that is biggest. The matchup between the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos attracted an estimated $120 million to $130 million in appropriate bets, a number that if confirmed by the Nevada Gaming Control Board would mark the money bet that is most on a Super Bowl because the state began recording profits in 1991.

‘We possessed a Super that is really good Bowl Westgate oddsmaker Ed Salmon told ESPN. ‘The handle was the most we’ve ever had, therefore the victory was really good.’

Led by the theatrical Cam Newton at quarterback, the Panthers were five-point favorites to win Super Bowl 50 over Peyton Manning’s Broncos. Bettors in Nevada, the state that is only recreations betting is legal, initially greatly chose Carolina and provided Denver the five points, but the tide gradually switched and the majority of late action took Manning.

In the end, 51 percent of bets favored Carolina to Denver’s 49. The Bronco’s 24-10 upset obviously covered the spread, however the two groups fell short of the 43.5 over/under.

Super Bowl 50 will probably be the act that is final Manning’s Hall of Fame profession. His numbers had beenn’t impressive on Sunday (13-23, 0 TD, 1 INT), but grabbing his second NFL championship band is all that matters for their curtain that is expected call.

Prop Bet Results

Apart from the more wagers that are traditional Super Bowl 50, countless bookies throughout the world offered twists on a number of seemingly random elements of the game. Here’s a recap of the more popular prop wagering opportunities.

Length of National Anthem: Lady Gaga’s rendition regarding the ‘Star-Spangled Banner’ caused the many controversy in the betting world while the line for the over/under on length was two minutes and 22 seconds. According to sportsbooks, Gaga completed the song at two minutes and nine seconds, while some argued it ended up being longer since she repeated the term ‘brave’ by the end.

Coin Toss: The straight up bet landed on tails. A $105 wager won bettors $100.

Gatorade Shower colors: Perhaps unsurprisingly, Broncos coach Gary Kubiak was drenched in orange liquid through the final moments of the game. Orange had odds of +125, meaning a $125 bet won $100.

Super Yawner

Denver’s Super Bowl 50 victory had been a lot of things, but edge-of-your-seat thriller it was maybe not. Manning’s quarterback rating of 9.9 was the lowest ever for a brilliant Bowl winner.

The Broncos had simply 194 total yards, and only 11 downs that are first. Manning’s lone highlight was a successful two-point transformation play that is passing.

Although the snooze fest might have disengaged some watchers, Manning is going out ( most likely) on top.

Newton is ending their season on underneath, and his post-game interview won’t land him any sympathy. Cam’s leadership and persona that is overall being criticized by the Monday morning quarterbacks for his short answers and abruptly finished press seminar.

The Las Vegas sportsbooks still have the Panthers picked to win Super Bowl LI next year with odds at 10/1 along with the Patriots, Seahawks, and steelers.

Unbiased Marco Rubio Endorsement from Sheldon Adelson’s Las Vegas Review-Journal, Op-Ed Asserts

Sheldon Adelson and Marco Rubio: the Adelson-owned Las vegas, nevada Review-Journal has endorsed Rubio for the Nevada Republican caucus in February, claiming the casino magnate had no influence in the choice. (Image:

Republican presidential contender Senator Marco Rubio of Florida has garnered support from a significant Nevada news site, but the endorsement will not come without some controversy.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal (LVRJ), the Silver State’s newspaper that is largest, announced that it’s tossing its fat behind Senator Rubio for Nevada’s Republican caucus on February 23rd. Rubio is just a co-sponsor associated with the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), the bill that is federal would make online gambling totally illegal across all fifty states.

The LVRJ said it would be supporting the conservative-values senator for his ‘sensible’ policies on immigration, healthcare, energy, and the economy, as well as his commitment to entitlement and tax reforms in an editorial published last Friday.

It also cited his ‘deep personal connections’ to the state of Nevada. Rubio lived in the Las Vegas Valley from the many years of 8 to 14 as the son of immigrants used in the hotel industry. In agreement with the Review-Journal, stated the editorial, Rubio believes that the government that is federal too much land into the state, ‘stifling economic opportunity.’

The newspaper underlined that the endorsement doesn’t represent the help of its new owners, the Adelson family. The family had ‘detached itself from the recommendation process,’ it said.

Mystery Owner

Adelson has yet to confirm his own GOP recommendation officially, but is said by political observers to be leaning heavily towards Rubio. The two men met in at the offices of the Venetian in vegas, according to news website Politico, where Adelson ‘heaped praise on Rubio’s performance while he talked about the dynamics of the 2016 race. december’

In December, Review-Journal reporters had been informed in an employee meeting that the magazine had been purchased out by a secret owner and were told ‘not to worry’ about the identification of these boss that is new but to ‘focus on [their] jobs.’

They did, and in just a week, leaks had unmasked Adelson and his family members as the new LVRJ boss. There were concerns that Adelson was using the Review-Journal buying governmental capital, especially since he had paid more than industry value for the magazine.

It’s an accusation the casino mogul has strenuously denied, promising that the Review-Journal’s editorial content would remain impartial, a contention that’s been challenged by Politico too.

New Editor and Publisher Appointed

Within months of this purchase, editor Mike Hengel had resigned from his position, stating that his relationship because of the Adelson family will be ‘adversarial’ and that it would be better to let them choose their own editor.

The newspaper’s publisher, Jason Taylor, followed Hengel out the door briefly afterward, although why had been not clear. Both males happen replaced with fresh faces by the new owners.

Meanwhile, the spirit of rebellion in the newsroom that greeted Adelson’s purchase seemingly have faded, with reporters stating publicly which they fear for their jobs.

‘Senator Rubio is best-positioned to advance from the primary season and allow the GOP to win the White House on Nov. 8. Nevada Republicans should plan to caucus Feb. 23 and pledge their support to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio,’ concluded the editorial.

Illegal Gambling Ring Associated With Current and Former NFL Stars, FBI Investigating

Former football celebrity Jeremy Shockey will be looked into by the FBI on ties to a unlawful gambling ring that stretched across america and possibly infiltrated the NFL. (Image: Tom Berg/NFL Picture Library)

A gambling ring being examined by the FBI has connected the illegal multimillion-dollar operation to both current and former NFL players, plus the research is widening. According to the New York Post, former University of Southern California soccer player Owen Hanson, who won the National Championship in 2004, masterminded the rogue enterprise and utilized their athletic connections to structure a network of illegal recreations gambling, medication trafficking, racketeering, and money laundering.

On January 28, federal prosecutors charged 22 people in conspiring in the black market ring, plus one of those named is previous NFL operating right back Derek Loville who allegedly distributed drugs for Hanson. A grid of drug runners and bookies spread across the national country worked underneath Hanson.

The FBI is now expanding the scope for the probe to determine if additional athletes were involved and whether the sports aspect that is betting influenced NFL games. Hanson’s Rolodex features a number of the game’s more notable recent stars Reggie that is including Bush Jeremy Shockey.

Shockey Surprised

Four-time Pro Bowler and Super that is two-time Bowl Shockey became a household name while playing with this New York Giants from 2002 to 2007. The outspoken and colorful end that is tight a fan favorite throughout his 10-year career.

He had been also a favorite among his player colleagues, and he hit up a long relationship with Hanson through their NFL pals. Last month, Shockey revealed the FBI randomly showed up at their house in Miami and started questioning him about his knowledge or participation with Hanson’s company dealings.

‘we thought he was at the real estate business like me,’ Shockey told the Post. ‘ I don’t hang out with drug dealers or prostitutes… I said to them, ‘Come on inside. We got nothing to conceal. »

Shockey said the investigators don’t have a search warrant but he still agreed to answer their questions. ‘I’m a drunk, I’m Irish. I never ever had anything to do with drugs. And I could not do anything illegal to jeopardize what I’ve worked for.’

Gambler Snitches

The Post claims a professional gambler in Las Vegas was the FBI informer after Hanson’s ring threatened their family members over a $2.5 million debt and his refusal to launder $20 million in drug proceeds. The unidentified person says he received a DVD of an individual beheading from the company.

Hanson reacted through their attorneys in a statement to the Los Angeles Times that read, ‘ The specific allegations against Mr. Hanson are both astonishing and spurious. Mr. Hanson … has never involved in violent or intimidating conduct beyond the football industry.’

Shockey seems unfazed by the FBI’s inquiries. On Sunday, he tweeted the hyperlink to the brand new York Post article and referenced he knew OJ Simpson and posed the question, ‘Does that make me a murderer?’

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell hasn’t stated publicly if the league will initiate its very own inquiry to ascertain if any current players might be involved in the illegal sports ring that is betting by Hanson. Goodell has conducted sports betting in the NFL for much of his tenure as commissioner, and claims widespread gambling on football could compromise the integrity of the sport.