Record amount estimated to gamble on Super Bowl

FanDuel estimates that over 31 million Americans are set to bet on either the Rams or Bengals in this weekend's Super Bowl, a record number as sports gambling continues to gain traction across the United States.

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February 9, 2022 - 9:22 AM

The FanDuel Sportsbook at Live! Casino & Hotel Maryland opened Dec. 10, 2021, to sports betting at Sports & Social Maryland.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A record 31.5 million Americans plan to bet on this year’s Super Bowl, according to estimates released Tuesday by the gambling industry’s national trade group.

The American Gaming Association forecasts that over $7.6 billion will be wagered on pro football’s championship game set for Sunday.

Both the amount of people planning to bet (up 35% from last year) and the estimated amount of money being bet (up 78% from last year) are new records.

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