|Big Super Bowl bets don't pump Nevada casino win|
|Written by Admin|
|Friday, 28 March 2014 09:11|
The Nevada Gaming Control Board on Friday reported Nevada casino winnings plunged 13.7 percent in February, caused largely by a huge drop in baccarat winnings and a tough comparison from a year earlier, when the Las Vegas Strip recorded its highest win total ever.
Nevada sports books won a record $19.7 million on wagers in the NFL's Super Bowl matchup that turned into a rout, with the Seattle Seahawks crushing the Denver Broncos 43-8.
The sports-book winnings accounted for a mere 2 percent of the total $926.1 million won by Nevada casinos in February.
In contrast, slot machines brought in nearly $539 million.