Vegas Sportsbooks Got Crushed And Lost Millions After Underdog Eagles Won The Super Bowl
Vegas sportsbook had a terrible night after the underdog Eagles beat the New England Patriots on Sunday night. There was so much big money bet on the Eagles that the many of the biggest sportsbooks took huge losses.
According to USA Today’s AJ Perez, William Hill is reporting that they lost over $4 million off three huge bets.
Via AJ Perez
.@WilliamHill reports it lost $4,634,782 on the three huge bets on the Eagles. Overall, the sportsbooks saw bettors hit on 54% bets placed on the spread, 75% of the money-line tickets on the Eagles), and total 56% of bets placed on the over.
William Hill wasn’t the only big loser, the MGM seems to have taken big losses as well.
Via Covers Vegas
Jay Rood of @MGMRaceSports just confirmed that the $3 million #SuperBowl bet MGM books took was on the moneyline. Bettor got that wager in range of +150/+180. That means bettor won between $4.5 million and $5.4 million. @Covers#IBetTheBigGame
Per @TIvegas Tony Nevill on #SuperBowl outcome: “This was a horrible outcome, and one of the few times where props were so disastrous that it ruined the whole day.” Likely reflects mood of many sportsbooks. @Covers #IBetTheBigGame
Per @CGTechnology_ @jsimbal on #SuperBowl result: “Lost to the game. Mostly on moneyline. Small loss on spread. Props were no good, loser there too. Biggest loser was the alternate pointspread Eagles -7.5.” @Covers #IBetTheBigGame
It’s always good when Vegas is crying about losing big bets.