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Some Las Vegas sportsbooks took a beating on the Eagles' Super Bowl win

Feb 05, 2018 - Washington Post Blogs

Entering Sunday's Super Bowl between the Eagles and Patriots, Las Vegas's sportsbooks had come out ahead in 25 of the previous 27 NFL championship games, the 2008 game between the Giants and Patriots and the 49ers' blowout of the Chargers in 1995 being the exceptions. The books continued their successful run this year, though their winnings were smaller than in recent years thanks to a high-scoring victory by the underdog Eagles.

According to numbers released by Nevada Gaming Control, the ...