- Nevada sportsbooks took $179.8 million USD in betting action on Super Bowl LVI, easily topping the previous record of $154.6 million USD set in 2018.
- Silver State bookmakers made a profit of $15.4 million USD for a hold percentage of 8.6%.
- Last year’s handle for Super Bowl LV was $136.1 million USD though sportsbooks made $12.5 million USD in profit for a 9.2% hold.
Nevada’s sportsbooks took $179.8 million USD in betting action on Super Bowl LVI between the Los Angeles Rams and Cincinnati Bengals, absolutely obliterating the previous record handle of $154.6 million set in 2018 with Super Bowl LII between the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles. That’s the word from the Nevada Gaming Control Board sent out earlier today. The state’s sportsbooks made a profit of $15.4 million USD for a 8.6% hold. That’s the fourth highest Super Bowl hold since Nevada gaming regulators upgraded their statistical reporting in 1991.
We’ll be doing a ‘deep dive’ into the Super Bowl revenue numbers and see what we can unpack in a subsequent article.
Here’s the Super Bowl handle and hold data from the Nevada Gaming Control Board for the previous ten years:
Here’s the Nevada Gaming Control Board press release sent earlier today: