Wynn Las Vegas sports book officials said they "don't usually lose" Super Bowls, but this year's game was an exception.
“Once in a while (we lose),” Wynn Las Vegas sports book director Johnny Avello told the Review-Journal. “Once in a while. The last couple have been tough. Maybe the Patriots won’t be there next year.”
In a huge play for prop bettors, Eagles quarterback Nick Foles caught a TD pass on fourth-and-1 in the final minute of the first half. The odds on Foles to score a TD were 7-1.
“We got buried on that,” Westgate sports book manager Ed Salmons told the Review-Journal. “The props didn’t do very good. Every guy scored a touchdown and every guy went over.”
William Hill lost $4.6 million on three seven-figure wagers, the Review-Journal reported.
“Great game, (lousy) result,” William Hill sports book director Nick Bogdanovich wrote in a text to the Review-Journal.