Super Bowl XLV: Proposition Bets Steal The Show

February 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

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The over/under is six seconds and an example of a Super Bowl 45 Proposition. The idea of propositions or props is one of the reasons that Super Bowl Sunday generates so much action online and in Las Vegas.
The number of props continues to rise each year, as this year the Las Vegas Hilton is offering bettors 325 different ways to increase their bank flow.
Estimates indicate more than $70 million is bet each year in Nevada on the Super Bowl.
Jay Kornegay of the Hilton says that 60 percent of his Super Bowl business comes from props betting and that the Hilton is among the top five in Las Vegas each year in tickets written for the big game.
Fans flock from Green Bay and Pittsburgh to place bets on the biggest public betting event of the year and Kornegay always sets his lines for public consumption: “Public bettors are going to bet on teams and play...

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