Most popular Super Bowl wagers by state
After the historic Super Bowl between the Rams and Bengals, the dust has settled, revealing the wagers won and lost by bettors. CasinoRange delivers the highlights on the big wins and losses of Superbowl LVI. The best football bet was to pick the under on Bengals running back Joe Mixon’s receiving yards. In the end, he received five passes for one yard, finishing well under the 25-yard line. Based on data compiled by Action Network, one of the biggest wins across other US Sports Betting Sites was a $2.1 million wager on the Rams. Another bettor wagered $1.05 million on the Rams.
Perhaps one person is more excited about the Rams’ Super Bowl win than any Rams player! On DraftKings Sportsbook, a Michigan player won $1.5 million after the Los Angeles Rams won, using a Million Dollar Free Bet. Interestingly enough, this bettor waited until the Rams were down and live-betted them at +150 odds to make even more money.
International celebrity Drake also put his trust in the right team! Drake made money early on in the Super Bowl when Odell Beckham Jr. scored the first touchdown. On Thursday, days before the game, Drake revealed that he had bet nearly $1.3 million worth of bitcoin on three separate bets. Drake staked $600,000 on the Rams winning the game, $500,000 on Beckham scoring, and another $500,000 on him running 62.5 yards.
The most painful loss may have come from a bettor who predicted a Rams win but missed the spread by one point, betting $1.57 million on Rams -4. Besides those two million-dollar bets, one bettor picked the Rams to cover -2.5 in the first half, and another had plus odds on the Rams to cover -0.5 in the first quarter.
This loss pales in comparison to the largest losses since Mattress Mack placed separate bets of $5 million and $4.5 million on the Bengals moneyline for a combined loss of $9.5 million. The Rams’ win was not very good for Texas businessman “Mattress Mack,” who is believed to have lost one of the largest sports betting bets in history. According to the New York Post, furniture store owner Jim McIngvale bet $9.5 million on the Bengals to win.
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