WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) — Just under two weeks ago, the Kansas City Chiefs hoisted the Lombardi Trophy following a 38-35 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in the Super Bowl.
Earlier in the season, Kansas legalized sports betting, with four sportsbooks — Barstool, FanDuel, BetMGM, and DraftKings — open in the state. So how much money did Kansans bet on the big game?
Figures submitted by the Kansas Lottery Public Information Office have been submitted to BetKansas.com and show some key figures on sports betting during the Super Bowl. Some Kansas have won thousands. BetKansas has released these figures:
- Collected sports bets $24,743,816 in Super Bowl betting
- A bettor has won $7,000 off a $20 bet on the exact final score
- Another won $6,536 on a $300 bet on Kelce, AJ Brown and Isaiah Pacheco scoring touchdowns
- Yet another won $51,600 on a $12,000 bet on the Chiefs to winwith a $300 multi-sport parlay on the Houston Astros, Georgia Bulldogs and Chiefs to win their respective championship – which won $30,000 for the user
- A Kansas sportsbook saw $22 million wagered online and another $2.4 million at their retail location
All told, BetKansas says Kansas sports betting customers have won $12,647,107 in net player winnings since Super Bowl LVII, while retail users have won $1,872,683.
Now that football season is over, bettors in Kansas can turn their eyes to March Madness, which is just around the corner. Last year, the Kansas Jayhawks won the national championship game with a comeback win against North Carolina.