Inside world’s biggest sportsbooks on biggest day in Las Vegas sports history

Inside world’s biggest sportsbooks on biggest day in Las Vegas sports history

Article brief provided by Las Vegas Review-Journal
  • Jason Bracelin and Christopher Lawrence, Las Vegas Review-Journal
February 13, 2024 8:04 PM
  • Jason Bracelin and Christopher Lawrence, Las Vegas Review-Journal

After a sluggish start, the first Super Bowl in Las Vegas became one for the ages, as fans visibly struggled to remember the playoff overtime rules.

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We spent the biggest day in the city’s sports history at the biggest sportsbooks in the world. Here’s some of what we saw:

United by the color red, divided by rooting interest, they arrived. So, so many of them.

It’s an hour-and-a-half before kickoff on Super Bowl Sunday, and the SuperBook at the Westgate Resorts is already stuffed with thousands of spectators — the huge space feeling more like a phone booth somehow, with even the slot machines transformed into impromptu armchairs for fans watching the game.