A nine-figure day for Vegas

The Wizards of Odds
www.nytimes.com

An inside look at how oddsmakers in Las Vegas pull in $100 million on Super Bowl Sunday.

The video accompanies this story. It has some decent background on the oddmakers, but also goes into how they make money, and how the outcome rarely affects profit. Prop bets, and prop bets, and prop bets, oh my.

Here comes the Super Bowl! Here comes Vegas! Will you be placing any wagers this Sunday?

David is a Bears fan. Besides being the only non-Broncos fan on the IAOFM staff, he is emailed every time Jay Cutler does something stupid. He is emailed a lot. You can follow him on twitter @singer or visit his insanity over at hockeyfights.com.

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