Las Vegas sportsbooks suffer ‘colossal’ losses from NFL weekend action

Can’t be worse.”

Westgate SuperBook assistant manager Ed Salmons:

And finally, the William Hill sportsbook conglomerate:

“It’s just colossal.”

With the home-team New England Patriots and Atlanta Falcons not only pulling out victories Saturday but covering their spreads as well — combined with the underdog, betting-friendly Green Bay Packers and Pittsburgh Steelers winning their games outright on Sunday, several sportsbooks in Las Vegas (per ESPN) reported extreme losses and high paydays for the betting public.

. We salvaged the under in (the) late game, but another solid week for the public.”

The next major skirmish between bettors and the bookmakers will occur this Sunday, as the Patriots (-6, William Hill) host the Steelers and the Falcons (-4, William Hill) welcome Aaron Rodgers and the Green Bay Packers.

William Hill, which operates sportsbooks at 108 locations throughout the state, reported suffering the worst day in the company’s five-year history in Nevada. YIKES.

Jay Rood, vice president of MGM fun88 login race and sports:

“Awful. But, for now …

Bill Sattler, Director of specialty games for Caesars Entertainment:

“Seemed like a blue-collar betting day with public parlaying, teasing and pounding money lines on Packers and Steelers … So much parlay liability had built up over the weekend, the book’s “seven-figure” fate was sealed before the underdog Pittsburgh Steelers beat the Kansas City Chiefs 18-16 Sunday night.

The towers in Las Vegas are tall for a reason — despite losing the battle, you have to imagine bookmakers will win the war

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