I have never been big on gambling on sports, which is to say that I’ve never been very good at it.
Jona Rechnitz made a stupid bet on the Super Bowl and came out a winner.
Leading up to Super Bowl 46, the talk in the sports gambling world centered around the sports books being primed to take a big hit if the Giants could pull off another upset over the Patriots.
Tom Brady’s intentional grounding penalty from the end zone in the first quarter of the Super Bowl resulted in a safety for the Giants, giving them a 2-0 lead.
One of the best ways to spice up a Super Bowl party is to have everyone pick the Super Bowl prop bets. If you’re wagering on them, it’s also one of the easiest ways to lose money.
When the Super Bowl betting line was released Sunday, many sportsbooks had the Patriots favored over the Giants by 3.5 points. Covers.com says a lot of public money came in on the Patriots.
The oracle that is Floyd Mayweather Jr. added to his fortune by betting $400,000 on Alabama over LSU in the National Championship Game. Floyd’s wager appears to have been made halftime.
Floyd Mayweather Jr. is notorious for betting millions on sports. He reportedly bet and won over $1 million on the Patriots to beat Tim Tebow and the Broncos.