$400 bet on Kansas City Chiefs may have inspired winOctober 04, 2011 3:00 AM by Mark Mayer
Last week a person at the Grand Sierra in Reno wagered $400 at 500-1 odds that the Kansas City Chiefs would win the Super Bowl. At that time, the Chiefs were 0-3 and that person’s undeniable optimism would have been defined as genuine "chutzpah," $200,000 worth.
One week later, the Chiefs are now 1-3 after defeating the winless Minnesota Vikings. That said, we have not heard of a rush to the windows for futures bets on the Chiefs.
Through three games, KC was outscored 129-27. This week the Chiefs are 2-point underdogs at Indianapolis, which has a short week coming off the Monday nighter with Tampa Bay.
Taking the "glass half full" instead of "half-empty" view, KC could be 2-2 heading to the bye week. However, the next home game at Arrowhead is not until Oct. 31.
Interested in coming to Las Vegas to be part of the matchup to end all matchups that Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao are selling at the MGM Grand Garden Arena? It’s gonna cost you.
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The Iowa Supreme Court ruled that a Waterloo casino does not have to pay Pauline McKee the $41 million she thought she won in 2011 while playing a penny slot machine.
South Korea continues to look very good to potential casino operators who are searching the Pacific Rim for possible casino development locations as the Macau numbers continue their slide.
Legalized video gaming in Illinois has taken its toll on the riverfront casino industry, something that was not expected to happen when the video gaming terminals were first installed in 2009.